About

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CHTE is supported by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), one of the best technological universities in the country. The CHTE Team consists of pioneers in solidification processing, aluminum alloy development, computer-aided fixture design, and degradation phenomena in metals and ceramics. Our team continues to win industry awards and recognition for its outstanding work.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Alloy life improvements
  • Austenitizing
  • Carbonitriding
  • Carburizing
  • Solutionizing
  • Gas quenching
  • Induction tempering
  • Nitriding
  • Residual stress
Michael Pershing
Michael Pershing
Caterpillar

“We applied information from a CHTE gas carburizing optimization project into our process which resulted in improved results.  And we hired the CHTE intern who worked on the project.”