New Heat Treating Facility in Fort Worth Texas

Texas Heat Treating has opened a heat treating facility in Fort Worth Texas. This expansion will enable the company to meet the needs of its growing customer base in Dallas, Fort Worth, and also in Oklahoma. A wide range of heat treatments are offered, all in atmosphere controlled furnaces. Texas Heat Treating offers pick-up and delivery service throughout the southwestern United States.

Metallurgical Lab Upgrade

As a result of its expanding heat treating capacity, Texas Heat Treating has upgraded and relocated its Metallurgical Laboratory. The lab is now located in a dedicated building, next to current heat treatment Building C. Testing capabilities include: tensile, charpy impact, case depth, metallography, and microhardness.

Buster Crossley elected MTI President

Buster Crossley has been elected Board President of the Metal Treating Institute (MTI). MTI is the world’s largest network of commercial heat treaters.

Carburizing Furnace Addition

Texas Heat Treating has added its ninth Carburizing “Super 36” style furnace. The furnace, manufactured by Surface Combustion, is an integral-quench style furnace. It is used primarily for Carburizing and Neutral Hardening, and can accommodate load sizes up to 7,000 pounds.

Nitriding System Addition: Houston

Texas Heat Treating has installed and commissioned its second Nitreg® Nitriding furnace. The system provides complete closed-loop control of the nitriding atmosphere and is compliant with AMS 2759/10A. This control capability allows for a wide range of case properties. The furnace work zone is 60”diameter and 144” deep, with a load capacity of 22,000 pounds.

Nitriding customers in Houston, and throughout Texas and Oklahoma, are serviced by daily truck routes.