Collaboration connects HIP to vacuum heat treatment

Published
February 17, 2016 - 06:00pm

Solar Atmospheres, Hermitage, Penn., recently announced a collaboration with Pressure Technology Inc. (PTI) that will offer an added-value service to PTI's HIP (Hot Isostatic Press) Facility in Concord, Ohio, according to a Feb. 15 news release.

The collaboration is the result of an escalation of components being printed via additive manufacturing as well as the increased production of engine blade manufacturing to support newer more efficient aircraft, according to Solar Atmospheres. Such market forces means that hot isostatic pressing (HIPing) is in more demand for the densification of many materials.

Parts that require heat treat processing after HIPing will be picked up by Solar from the PTI Concord, Ohio, facility at no charge, according to the news release.

"As both vacuum heat treating and HIPing are gaining popularity, by providing the customer with both state-of-the-art services as one, we can offer quicker turnaround time and savings on shipping costs," noted Solar Atmospheres Sales Manager Michael Johnson.

For more information about Solar Atmospheres, contact Johnson at mike@solarwpa.com, or call 724-982-0660, ext. 2223.

For more information about PTI., visit www.pressuretechnology.com.

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