Mechanical Processing and Heat Treatment Lab

Isostatic presses. Isostatic presses.

Various presses and heat treatment facilities are available.

Facilities include:

  • Hydrostatic extrusion press (0.625" and 1.25" diameter) with pressure to 300,000 psi
  • Billet welding and sealing, swaging, wire drawing and heat treatment facilities providing a complete in-house strand fabrication facility
  • Glove boxes for billet assembly and powder handling
  • A wide range of furnaces are available for heat treating in air, vacuum and special atmospheres, for example pure O2.

  • Cold (CIP - 60,000 psi) and hot (HIP - 2000°C and 30,000 psi) isostatic presses


Last modified on 23 March 2015