USA Heat Treater Installs 26′ Gas Nitriding System

To this interesting press release we will add that Advanced Heat Treat Corp., is ranked by “The Monty Heat Treat News” as one of the largest commercial heat treaters in North America

“WATERLOO, IA – June 27, 2023 – Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a recognized leader in heat treat services and metallurgical solutions, announced today the addition of a new gas nitriding system at its corporate headquarters located in Waterloo, Iowa. The investment increases their Iowa location’s size capabilities for gas nitriding, gas nitrocarburizing and its trademarked heat treat process for wear and corrosion, UltraOxR. The equipment can also be used for stress relieving.

The new gas nitride system, which is up-and-running now, can accommodate parts up to 26 feet in height. The equipment will serve applications within the industries of plastics, oil and gas, hydraulics and more.

AHT has expanded their gas nitriding services over the past couple decades, and even more so in the past couple years. AHT has invested in four new gas nitriding units since 2019 and has added more gas nitriding related accreditations and specifications such as Nadcap, AMS 2759/6, AMS 2759/10and AMS 2759/12. (View our quality accreditations at

AHT President, Mikel Woods commented, “I am proud of what our team is accomplishing and look forward to growing our gas nitriding business even more. Now we are able to better accommodate large and long parts at all of our nitriding locations.”

The company has nitriding facilities in Waterloo, Iowa; Monroe, Michigan and Cullman, Alabama. Their second location in Waterloo, Iowa focuses on traditional heat treatment such as carburizing, induction hardening, through hardening and more.”

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