Nadcap Accredited

Nadcap is a global standards-setting program for the aerospace, defense and related industries. The Nadcap mission is to provide international, unbiased, independent manufacturing process and product assessments and certification services for the purpose of adding value, reducing total cost, and facilitating relationships between primes and suppliers.

Metal Treating Institute (MTI)

The Metal Treating Institute is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association that was established in 1933. MTI represents the largest network of commercial heat treaters in the world. MTI also represents manufacturers with in-house heat treating operations and suppliers who serve both commericial and captive heat treaters.


NADCAP accreditation is required by many national and international manufacturers, and represents superior performance and the use of industry standards and leading technology. Continental Heat Treating is approved by the following prime contractors in the aerospace, defense, energy, electronics, transportation and communications industries.

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne
  • Beechcraft
  • Collins Aerospace (Goodrich)
  • Collins Aerospace (Hamilton Sundstrand)
  • Crane Hydro-Aire
  • Eaton Aerospace
  • GE Aviation
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • ITT Aerospace
  • ITT General Controls
  • ITT Harper
  • Kavlico
  • L3 Communications
  • Litton Guidance and Control Systems
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Lycoming
  • Meggitt
  • Moog
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Pacific Scientific
  • Parker Aerospace Group
  • Raytheon Co.
  • Robinson Helicopter Company
  • Scott Incorporated
  • Senior Flexor / SSP
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • Spacex
  • St. Engineering Systems
  • Teledyne Systems Company
  • The Boeing Company
  • Vickers / Eaton
  • Woodwards HRT

Glossary of Heat Treating Terms

Glossary of Heat Treating Terms

QUALITY POLICY:  “Providing Quality Thermal Processing, Reliable Service And Continuous Improvement To Satisfy Our Customers””

QHT believes in consistency of performance, total professionalism and quality assurance through every step of the entire thermal process. Heat treating is an essential manufacturing process, protecting and enhancing the engineering excellence of a design and contributing to the value and integrity of a product. QHT is trusted to deliver reliable and dependable processes to meet precise specifications, which means consistency from first piece to last. Knowledge of the internal geometry of alloy metals and understanding how these metals react to heating and cooling processes allow the professionals at QHT to exact control of the process until the precise properties are achieved. Reliable service and consistent workmanship have provided Quality Heat Treating with an established reputation of excellence and high performance.