LASER HEAT TREATING VS. CONVENTIONAL PROCESSES

Laser heat treating is an ideal tool in applications where localized heat treating is necessary or in cases where distortion becomes critical. Table below highlights the technology’s benefits and disadvantages.

Flame Heat Treating Induction Heat Treating Laser Heat Treating
Hardness consistency Low Medium High
Heat input High Medium – High Low
Energy density Low Medium High
Distortion High Medium Low
Precision Low Medium High
Cost Low Medium Medium- High
Laser Heat Treated SAE D6150 Cast Steel

Laser Heat Treated SAE D6150 Cast Steel

LASER HEAT TREATMENT CAPABILITIES

Maximum Size

20ft (6m) x 10ft (3m)

Weight Capacity

30,000lbs (15 tons)

REPEATABLE LASER HEAT TREATMENT RESULTS

Laser heat treatment of your tools, dies, or other applications creates a lasting impact with precise control of heat input, minimized stress and distortion, repeatability, time efficiencies, and line-of-sight access for harder to reach areas.

Our reliable team of laser heat treatment experts guarantees a quick turnaround for all orders from one-off prototypes to full-scale production. Contact our laser heat treatment team today to find the optimal processes to make your parts lighter, stronger, and more cost effective.

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