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Solar Atmospheres, Inc.

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1969 Clearview Road
Souderton, PA 18964
About Solar Atmospheres, Inc.
  • Solar Atmospheres is one of the world’s largest providers of commercial vacuum heat treating services including vacuum brazing, carburizing, nitriding and advanced processing of raw materials such as Titanium, Tantalum and nano powders.

    Through unmatched technical expertise, equipment, and quality assurance, Solar's thermal processing produces bright, scale-free parts with minimal distortion. For clients requiring an "out-of-the ordinary" application, an in-house R&D team of metallurgists and scientists develop innovative, custom process solutions.

    With over 50 furnaces ranging from lab-sized to the world’s largest commercial vacuum furnace at 36 feet long, Solar can efficiently handle any size job. Headquartered in Souderton, near Philadelphia, Solar also operates plants in Hermitage, near Pittsburgh and in Fontana, California, near Los Angeles.
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Products by Solar Atmospheres, Inc.
  • Vacuum Heat Treating

    Solar Atmospheres is the largest commercial vacuum heat treating company in the United States. Customer specifications can be met with minimal distortion and bright, scale-free results. Solar’s extensive capabilities include over 40 vacuum heat treating furnaces ranging from lab size to the... Read more
  • Vacuum Brazing

    Solar can braze single parts as well as thousands in a single batch. Simple and complex parts, ranging in sizes as small as a pinhead and as large 36’ long, can be vacuum brazed. Since the entire part is heated, extreme differences in the part cross section is not a problem. Distortion is also... Read more
  • Vacuum Carburizing

    The type of vacuum carburizing Solar Atmospheres specializes in is Low Pressure Vacuum Carburizing, which is a heat treat process that supplies additional carbon to the surface of the steel. Performed in a vacuum furnace, this vacuum carburizing process is designed to achieve optimum case... Read more
White Papers by Solar Atmospheres, Inc.
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    The fuzzy definitions of “raw material” and “parts” in specifications create variable and debatable heat treating quality standards. Read more