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Which advantages could Nadcap offer to aerospace industries through accreditation, based on internationally recognized program?
Published on 12/13/2017
Categories: Aerospace
Tags: Nadcap

Why do I need Nadcap for my heat-treating processes?

Quality is a crucial procurement consideration for companies in the aerospace and aviation industries. This is especially true for special processes and heat treating parts. Nadcap is an industry-managed approach to conformity assessment that brings together technical experts to establish requirements for accreditation, accredit suppliers and define operational program requirements. This results in a standardized approach to quality assurance.

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Published on 4/14/2017
Categories: Applications

Vacuum brazing: the guide to perfect brazed joints

When the importance of producing a perfect brazed joint is uppermost, vacuum brazing is a highly effective method of joining two parts. Due to the nature of the vacuum, heat is evenly distributed and part production is consistent. Brazing requires three components: two parent metal pieces and a filler to join them. In the furnace, the components are arranged so that the filler will melt and flow on the base pieces, and join them solidly when cooled. Vacuum brazing provides strength, durability, and reliability unmatched by other metal joining methods. It also requires no secondary fabrication or finishing.

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Published on 1/16/2017
Categories: Insider tips

Hot-wall vs cold-wall vacuum furnaces: which one to choose

The demands of heat treatment industry are for higher temperatures, lower pressures, rapid heating and cooling capabilities, and higher production rates.  This has inevitably led to the use of so-called “cold-wall” vacuum furnaces, to the detriment of hot-wall furnaces, which are now considered obsolete. So, let’s see hot-wall and cold-wall furnaces - what could these be and how do they differ from each other?

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Published on 10/7/2016
Categories: Aerospace
Tags: Nadcap

Nadcap: becoming an accredited supplier for aerospace

Nadcap is recognized as the premier accreditation program for aerospace suppliers. For a heat treater, Nadcap accreditation is crucial if you are trying to service the aerospace and defense sectors. Of course, Nadcap is a difficult and costly accreditation to obtain. But Nadcap is more than just obtaining an accreditation...

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