Solar Atmosphere California

Solar Atmospheres is one of the world’s largest providers of commercial vacuum heat treating services. Through unmatched technical expertise, equipment, and quality assurance, Solar’s thermal processing produces bright, scale-free parts with minimal distortion. For clients requiring an “out-of-the ordinary” application, an in-house R&D team of metallurgists and scientists develop innovative, custom process solutions. Solar serves over 18 metal working industries including aerospace, medical, and power generation. Our state-of-the art services include vacuum heat treating, brazing, carburizing, nitriding, Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection, and advanced processing of raw materials such as titanium, tantalum, and nano powders. With over 60 furnaces ranging from lab sized to 48 feet long with a 150,000 lb. workload capacity, Solar can efficiently handle any size job. Headquartered in Souderton, PA near Philadelphia, Solar also operates plants in Hermitage, PA near Pittsburgh and in Fontana, CA, near Los Angeles, and Greenville, SC. Nadcap, ISO 9001:2008 /AS9100C, ITAR, and MedAccred Certified
About Solar Atmospheres,
A Commercial Heat Treating Company
Unsurpassed quality and capacity for vacuum heat treating and brazing
Solve your thermal processing challenges with our advanced technical expertise, world-class equipment, and quality assurance. Contact us today to learn how you can benefit from our:
4 plant sites – Souderton (Eastern PA), Hermitage (Western PA), Fontana, California and Greenville, South Carolina serving over 18 industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Defense, Medical, Power Generation and more
Over 60 furnaces with advanced ten to twenty bar quenching from lab-sized to one of the world’s largest commercial vacuum furnace (up to 48 feet long with a 150,000 pound capacity)
Continuously upgraded, state-of-the-art furnace technology from sister company Solar Manufacturing led by CEO William R. Jones, a pioneer in the field of vacuum furnace technology
Expert metallurgical consultation and R&D services for custom processes and unique challenges
Quality results and coast-to-coast, 24/7 responsive service
On-site laboratory for hardness and microhardness testing
Mission Statement
The mission of Solar Atmospheres is to add significant value to our customer’s operations by thermally treating parts, principally in a vacuum environment, with an unwavering commitment to honesty in all relationships. We will strive to fulfill this mission while:
Performing our work with an emphasis on quality and responsiveness
Operating with an awareness and appreciation of the value of our customer’s parts while in our care
Forever looking “forward” in the area of technical capabilities
Demonstrating a willingness to “accept the challenge”
Providing and maintaining a work environment that is safe, clean and reflects our respect for human dignity
Providing our employees with an opportunity for personal growth, challenge and reward
Maintaining a workplace that is environmentally friendly
Sustaining long-term growth and profitability
Through our foundational strengths—processing skills, furnace engineering knowledge, metallurgical consultation, and commitment to service—Solar has gained a reputation for quality heat treating and responsive service.
Our customers regularly express appreciation for Solar and its people going the “extra mile.” Taking on the challenge as a commitment to new types of work is evidenced by the R&D work done for universities and national laboratories.
Eastern PA
Toll Free: (800) 347-3236
Fax: (215) 723-6460
Western PA
30 Industrial Road
Hermitage, PA 16148
Toll Free: (866) 982-0660
Fax: (724) 982.-0593
Fontana, CA
8606 Live Oak Ave.
Fontana, CA 92335
Toll Free: (866) 559-5994
Fax: (909) 854-0545
Greenville. SC
108 Progressive Court
Greenville, SC 29611
Toll Free: 1-855-WE-HEAT-IT
Fax: (864) 342-7067
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