Solar Atmospheres has announced that its newest facility in Greenville, South Carolina, USA can now handle a wide range of vacuum processing operations. The company states that it has furnaces suited for small lots and development cycles up to a large, 24 ft (7.3 m) long, vacuum chamber capable of processing up to 50,000 lbs (22,680 kg) at 2400°F (1315°C).
Solar Atmospheres operates to AS9100 and Nadcap quality systems to ensure correct processing of customers’ products. A wide range of processing options, including vacuum carburizing and cryogenic processing, are onsite as well as a metallurgical testing laboratory to provide product and process validation from surface hardness testing to microstructure evaluation.
“The US Southeast continues to grow and attract manufacturers supporting a broad range of market sectors. We are proud to be a supplier that is positioned to support this growth and we are excited to find ways to help our customers achieve their goals and contribute toward their success,” stated Steve Prout, President.