Using a Contract Heat Treater

In order to benefit fully from the services of a company featured in A-Z of Members and Find a Heat Treater, it is recommended that buyers of contract heat treatment should involve the intended supplier at the earliest moment.

CHTA member companies have a wealth of experience in heat treatment which can:

  • make a positive contribution in the selection of the most appropriate treatment
  • warn of possible pitfalls
  • help you avoid costly mistakes

But all of this can only happen if you choose to draw upon this expertise and specialist knowledge.

Standards and Quality Approvals

All companies listed in Find a Heat Treater are members of the Contract Heat Treatment and, as such are pledged to maintain the highest standards of quality service.

ISO 9001 is currently the universally-accepted quality standard, but many members hold additional quality approvals from major manufacturers, which are especially relevant in particular market sectors.

National and international accreditations/certifications held by CHTA members are listed on our Approvals page.