The QIH 286 M URC HIP features uniform rapid cooling and has a large-capacity work zone.
The QIH 286 M URC HIP features uniform rapid cooling and has a large-capacity work zone.

Heat treatment company Quintus Technologies has reportedly supplied a hot isostatic press (HIP) to Portland, OR, USA-based Stack Metallurgical Group.

The QIH 286 M URC HIP features uniform rapid cooling and has a large-capacity work zone of 63 inches (1,600 mm) in diameter and 102 inches (2,591 mm) in height. It is reportedly capable of the densification of large batches at 29,000 psi (2,000 bar) and has a maximum operating temperature of 2280°F (1,250°C).

Stack Metallurgical Group, a provider of heat treating and metal processing services in the Pacific Northwest will offer four Nadcap-accredited locations with a focus on the aerospace, power generation, medical implant, and high-end knife and cutlery markets. The Mega-HIP will be installed in its 25,000 ft2 facility in Albany, OR, USA.

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