Research that provides results

Network with the best minds in industry

Technical expertise and troubleshooting

Our focus is on results. At the Center for Heat Treating Excellence (CHTE), we work together with industry members to improve heat treating processes. We can do the same for your organization.

Recent, heat treat research projects include:

  • Distortion and residual stress
  • Austempering to form bainite
  • Heat treatment of additively manufactured parts
  • Carburization process optimization
  • Understanding, controlling and optimizing quenching
  • Carbonitriding process optimization


Join us at our next meeting.

Open to all members and registered guests.  Interested but not a member?  Contact Carol Garofoli at (508) 831-5992 or

ACRC / CHTE Joint Spring Meeting

June 2-3, 2020



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Steve Ferdon
Cummins, Inc.

“We joined because of the dynamic resources available. No other consortium provides hands on assistance with the challenges the heat treating industry is facing.”