Aluminium Products Limited (ALPRO) is a privately owned company established in 1937 and has occupied the present site in West Bromwich since 1945. They are a craft foundry retaining the traditional skills of the industry together with 75 years of experience, utilising modern technology including the use of self-setting sand and metal treatment control. With
After adding 3D scanning of client’s parts to their list of services, AHT was presented with a practical problem. AHT were heat treating a couple of particularly large and heavy castings for a regular client and manipulating these castings while they were being scanned with AHT’s new FARO Arm was proving to be a difficult
For some years now AHT have had their own Design Engineer, responsible for the design of any new equipment, ranging from simple heat treatment baskets and fixtures, right up to complete heat treatment plants. Design Engineer Steve West has almost 40 years’ experience in various industries but mainly in the design of bespoke equipment. In
Alloy Heat Treatment are a sub-contract heat treatment company capable of carrying out precipitation heat treatment of aluminium alloys to the requirements of NADCAP AMS2750E Class 1 (±3°C). Now, thanks to some recent upgrades, AHT have widened the range of Aerospace Prime Specifications that our ovens can comply with. This was achieved by adding
When Alloy Heat Treatment (AHT) was established in 1974 it became the first UK company dedicated to the heat treatment of aluminium alloys. To satisfy ever increasing demands for its wide range of services, the Dudley, West Midlands based subcontractor has continuously expanded its facilities, invested in the best available heat treatment plant and increased
A collaboration between Next Gen Makers and Sandwell College has helped aluminum heat treatment specialists Alloy Heat Treatment (AHT) find their latest Apprentice, Thomas Embrey. The success follows a long wait for the Dudley based firm, who initially found the search challenging despite promoting the opportunity through a number of the usual channels. “As part
Dye-Pen Who uses Dye-Pen? Automotive and general engineering companies use us due to Alloy Heat Treatment carrying out dye-penetration to BSI scope approval BS EN ISO 9001: 2015. What? Dye-pen inspection is a non-destructive test method which does not harm the aluminium being inspected. It is done to detect defects. Where? AHT has its own
Who uses Shot Blasting? Shot blasting is used in almost every industry that uses metal. Alloy Heat Treatment carry out this for customers mainly from the automotive and engineering industry. AHT only Shotblasts aluminium alloys to ensure no cross-contamination. What is Shot Blasting? Shotblasting is a method used to clean, strengthen, or polish metal. Where?