ALD offers high pressure gas quenching (HPGQ) capabilities for deployment in all of our equipment. We provide pressures from 2 to 20 bar as required by the user. Naturally quench media (gas) is a consideration in choosing gas quench and this is typically not just a users choice, but a critical demand of the materials being processed. The Jominy Curves (see left) provide a means to estimate your critical needs.
High Pressure Gas Quenching – Distortion Control
Not all high pressure gas quench systems are the same and pressure is only one part of the calculation in developing a gas quenching system. To control distortion and minimize or eliminate post heat treat machining, your gas quench system must: