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Frequently Asked Questions about Heat Treating and Brazing

When you have a team of experienced professionals, state-of-the-art heat treatment and vacuum brazing equipment, and rigorous professional standards, prospective clients often want to know more about how different processes are managed. We’re glad you asked! If you don’t see the answer you want in the links below, please call and ask to talk to one of our experts, or fill in a contact request form, and we’ll get back to you.

Q: Do you pick up and deliver in Northern Nevada?

Yes. We offer routine pickup and delivery service within an approximate 50 mile radius of our facility. This includes Reno, Carson City and the Minden/Gardnerville areas. Ninety percent of our local customers take advantage of our convenient pick-up and delivery service.

Q: What is your normal lead time?

NHT prides itself on a 1-3 day lead time for most processes. We have many core competencies that we specialize in including atmosphere heat treating, vacuum heat treating and vacuum furnace brazing to name a few and lead times typically fall within the 1-3 day range.

Q: Does NHT have degreed metallurgists/metallurgical engineers on staff?

Yes. Nevada Heat Treating has two metallurgists on staff and together with our sister company, California Brazing, our quality and engineering departments average over 18 years experience. Recently, Rich Penrose, President of Nevada Heat Treating / California Brazing, received the MTI Award of Industry Merit at the Metal Treating Institute’s (MTI) Fall National Meeting in Nashville, TN.

Q: Does NHT have scheduled process runs during the work week for tooling alloys, etc.?

Yes. Most of our scheduled runs are on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.  It is very common in the heat treating industry to have scheduled processes to accommodate various tooling alloys. Please contact us for more information.

Q: Are all your furnaces/equipment accredited per the appropriate Nadcap/AMS specs?

Yes. AMS 2750E must be adhered to for Nadcap certification.  All of our furnaces meet the AMS 2750 Pyrometry specification, which outlines various processes, such as calibration data, record archiving, System Accuracy Testing (SAT), and Temperature Uniformity Surveys (TUS). Instrumentation type and classification are the two categories required by the AMS 2750E standard for furnaces; specifically, Class 5 for vacuum furnaces. Customers can download and review our certifications, including Nadcap on our Certifications and Approvals page.

Q: Can I get a copy of your Nadcap, ISO9001:2008 or AS9100:2009 Certificate?

Here are the links to our downloadable certificates which you can print or save to a file:

Downloadable Certificates:

Nevada Heat Treating ISO9001:2008 Certificate
Nevada Heat Treating Nadcap Certificate
Nevada Heat Treating Nadcap Scope of Accreditation
Nevada Heat Treating AS9100:2009 Rev. C Certificate
MTI Statement of Limited Liability
DRC Conflict Free Sourcing Policy