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Advanced Heat Treat Corp. Retains Nadcap® Merit Status for Heat Treatment & Adds New AMS Specifications

AHT has added AMS 2759/6 and AMS 2759/12 to its scope

posted On Thursday, May 12, 2022 in Press Releases

WATERLOO, IA – May 12, 2022 – Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a recognized leader in heat treat services and metallurgical solutions, announced today that it has renewed its Nadcap® accreditation in heat treating (ion nitriding and gas nitriding) and passed its Aerospace Quality System (AC7004) audit. The company has also added additional AMS specifications to its scope: AMS 2759/6 and AMS 2759/12.

AMS 2759/6 specifies the procedures and requirements for gas nitriding low-alloy steels such as Nitroalloy 135M, Nitrally EZ, Nitralloy N, 4140, 4340 and H11 steels.

AMS 2759/12 specifies the requirements for producing a continuous white layer by means of a gaseous process using automated controls to maintain the nitriding and carburizing potentials on carbon steels, low alloy steels, tool steels, and cast iron 

Nadcap Heat TreaterWith these additions, AHT can now accommodate the following AMS specifications: 2485 (Black Oxide), 2757 (Gas Nitrocarburizing), 2759/6 (Gas Nitriding), 2759/8 (Ion Nitriding), 2759/10 (Gas Nitriding), and 2759/12 (Gas Nitrocarburizing).

President Mikel Woods commented, “We have held Nadcap® accreditation for ion nitriding since 2013, and with each audit/renewal we’ve had something new to celebrate. In 2020, we added gas nitriding; and now, we are excited to add AMS 2759/6 and AMS 2759/12 to our growing list of scopes and accreditations.”

The Nadcap® Heat Treating accreditation (Merit Status) is held at AHT’s MidPort Blvd. location in Waterloo, Iowa. The heat treater also has locations in Cullman, Alabama; Monroe, Michigan; and another location in Waterloo, Iowa.


About Advanced Heat Treat Corp.

Established in 1981, Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT) is a recognized leader in providing heat treat services and superior metallurgical solutions to companies across the globe, with locations in Alabama, Iowa and Michigan. Their UltraGlow® family of processes includes plasma ion nitriding, ferritic nitrocarburizing (FNC), gas nitriding, UltraOx®, through hardening, carburizing, carbonitriding, induction hardening and many more.

About Nadcap®

Created in 1990 by SAE Inc., Nadcap is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute (PRI). PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response. Learn more at www.p-r-i.org or contact PRI at PRI@p-r-i.org

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