AHT adds induction hardening at Alabama facility

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UltraGlow® Induction Hardening heat treatment is now available at Advanced Heat Treat Corp.’s Alabama location. (Courtesy: Advanced Heat Treat Corp.)

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a leader in heat-treat services and metallurgical solutions, announced the additional of UltraGlow® induction hardening at its location in Cullman, Alabama.

The induction equipment, which was custom built, has been delivered and the company is now accepting new induction jobs.

While the heat treatment will be a new service offering at its Alabama location, induction hardening is well-known to AHT. Induction is currently offered at AHT’s Waterloo, Iowa, location where they have six units, hundreds of coils to accommodate various geometries, and almost 30 years of experience.

AHT’s Alabama employees have been training in Iowa to prepare for the new service offering.

“We are pleased to offer induction hardening at a second AHT location,” said Mikel Woods, AHT president. “After talking with many of our customers, we know this will be a welcomed service and we’ll be able to provide better turnaround times than the area is currently experiencing.”

In the past couple of years, AHT has invested in five new induction units and has plans for additional units as the customer base grows in Alabama.

Aside from the new UltraGlow induction hardening, AHT’s Alabama location also offers ion nitriding, gas nitriding, ferritic nitrocarburizing, UltraOx®, stress relieve, and more. The location also holds many quality certifications such as Federal Firearms License, ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016, and is ITAR compliant.

Established in 1981, Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT) is a leader in providing heat-treat services and metallurgical solutions to companies across the globe, with locations in Alabama, Iowa, and Michigan. Their UltraGlow family of processes includes plasma ion nitriding, ferritic nitrocarburizing (FNC), gas nitriding, UltraOx®, through hardening, carburizing, carbonitriding, induction hardening, black oxide, and more.

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