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Aging, Hardening & Annealing Ovens

Precipitation or age hardening is a low temperature heat treating process (ambient to 500deg°F) to increase strength and mechanical properties of many aluminum and magnesium alloys after solution heat treatment. Precipitation age hardening to AMS 2770, AMS 2771, AMS 2772, BAC-5621, RPS-953, MIL-H-6088 and NADCAP AC1702 specifications requires ovens as per AMS2750G (formerly AMS2750F) class 1 (+/- 5°F)

Aging is also used to bring certain materials to the state in which they are actually used in the product. They are often used to test and finish aluminum parts for transportation and machinery. Aging ovens are available in various sizes and models, depending on the products and industry they are used for.

We also manufacture standard tool room aging ovens, like the Keith Bench Top Tempering Heat Treat Furnace rated to 1250°F.  A dual chamber heat treat furnace combines heat treating (2250°F) and aging (1250°F) in one space saving unit. This has become the industry standard for general use in the shop, laboratory or factory where temperatures between 300°F – 1250°F ±10°F are required. These furnaces are alternatively called table top annealing furnaces, single chamber drawing furnaces, stress relieving furnaces and forced convection ovens.