• Alloy Steel
  • Copper Alloys
  • Nickel Alloys
  • Stainless Steels

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Heat Treating Terms

Conversion Table

Industry Accreditations

Nadcap Accredited

Nadcap is a global standards-setting program for the aerospace, defense and related industries. The Nadcap mission is to provide international, unbiased, independent manufacturing process and product assessments and certification services for the purpose of adding value, reducing total cost, and facilitating relationships between primes and suppliers.

Metal Treating Institute (MTI)

The Metal Treating Institute is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association that was established in 1933. MTI representsthe largest network of commercial heat treaters in the world. MTI also represents manufacturers with in-house heat treating operations and suppliers who serve both commericial and captive heat treaters.


NADCAP accreditation is required by many national and international manufacturers, and represents superior performance and the use of industry standards and leading technology. Continental Heat Treating is approved by the following prime contractors in the aerospace, defense, energy, electronics, transportation and communications industries:

  • Defense Contract Management Agency
  • Rolls-Royce PCL
  • Rolls-Royce Corp.
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • Textron Aviation
  • GE Aviation
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • The Boeing Company
  • Lockheed Martin Company
  • MTU Aero Engines AG
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Hamilton Sundstrand
  • Northrup Grumman Corporation
  • Bell Helicopter Textron
  • Eaton Aerospace
  • Goodrich Corporation
  • SAFRAN Group
  • Heroux Devtek
  • Parker Aerospace Group
  • Raytheon Co.
  • Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Triumph Group