Heat treatment processes
Our vacuum furnaces enable us to offer a complete portfolio of heat treatments and brazing, including high vacuum brazing and annealing.
Pronexos has 50 years of experience in providing heat treatments. Where customers have a specific requirement for heat treatment, we can offer:
- An experienced team with advanced knowledge of heat treatment processes
- A dedicated materials laboratory for testing of materials and advanced measurement
- Significant engineering capability and expertise
- An advanced research and development department that can address specific issues or developments
For decades, our furnaces have been heat treating a wide range of materials and products. Pronexos has three vacuum and two atmospheric pressure furnaces – this enables us to offer a complete portfolio of heat treatments and brazing, including:
- High vacuum brazing
- Age hardening
- Bluing (steam)
- Quenching with noble gas up to 12 bar
Pronexos has a rigorous internal quality assurance system to control and check all processes. We offer proven traceability and conform to the highest international standards including NADCAP according to AMS 2750E and EN 9100. Our specialists operate under controlled clean room conditions to optimise material quality. Pronexos is able to offer Class 2 ovens (two of which are Nadcap accredited), short cycle times and maximum traceability heat treatments under full NADCAP accreditation, required for high-end products.
|Temperature ranges||Cooling down speeds|
|Vacuum: maximum 1,200°C +/- 5°C||Vacuum: 15°C per min|
|Atmospheric: maximum 600°C +/- 5°C||Atmospheric: 10°C per min|
|Maximum product weight: 1000kg|
Ø 1000 x 1700 mm □ 610 x 610 x 914 mm
|Inert gases (argon, nitrogen)|
For more information, download our Heat treatment & brazing brochure.