SOLO Swiss – Atmosphere furnaces for metal heat treatment

Activity / Industry

The Technical team consists of 4 qualified metallurgists, 2 material engineers, a safety & standards engineer and an Industry 4.0 engineer with a total of 140 years of experience at SOLO Swiss.

Services

Tests for study, development or pre-production

Assistance and metallurgical expertise

Process optimization: improvement of material properties, increased productivity, reproducibility, definitions of heat treatment ranges

Reduction of consumption and emissions

Compliance (safety and environment)

Treated Metals

  • Copper alloys
  • Aluminum alloys
  • Carbon steels
  • Low alloyed steels
  • Alloyed steels
  • Stainless steels
  • Titanium alloys
  • Nickel alloys
  • Precious metals

Atmosphere Controlled Heat Treatments

  • Annealing
  • Hardening
  • Tempering
  • Brazing
  • Carburizing
  • Carbonitriding
  • Nitriding
  • Nitrocarburizing
  • Oil / Salt hardening

Quality report

  • Hardness measurement (Hv, HRC)
  • Microstructure control
  • Deformation control

Atmospheres

  • Flammable gases: Hydrogen, Cracked ammonia, Methanol, Propane, Methane
  • Inert gases: Nitrogen / Argon / Helium
  • Oxidizing Gases: Air / Oxygen / Carbon Dioxide

Process Parameters Control

  • O2 probe
  • CO / CO2 / CH4 analyzer
  • Oximeter
  • Dew point
  • Pyrometry (temperature monitoring on part and according to specific requests)

Compliance with international standards

  • CQI-9
  • AMS 2750E