High Temperature Materials for Furnace Application

H.C. Starck Solutions provides offers value-added product solutions for a number of challenging applications such as heat treatment of large aerospace components in vacuum furnaces, annealing of aerospace and medical products to vital specifications, and brazing of high production components in controlled atmosphere furnaces.

H. C. Starck Solutions Products for Heat Treating and Furnace Markets

H. C. Starck Solutions offers products from tantalum, tungsten, molybdenum, and alloys such as TZM and lanthanum oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) molybdenum for use in the heat treating and furnace markets. These materials demonstrate low coefficient of thermal expansion, high electrical and thermal conductivity, good mechanical durability, and unprecedented strength and stability at elevated temperatures as high as 2000 °C.

H. C. Starck Solutions provides product solutions for all high temperature furnace applications, including brazing, annealing, sintering and vacuum heat treating, in a variety of industries such as automotive, defense, aerospace, and medical. The following are the product solutions offered by H. C. Starck:

  • Tantalum hot zones and furnace hardware
  • Molybdenum and tungsten mill products
  • Heating element materials
  • Hot zone replacement parts
  • Vacuum furnace materials
  • Heat shields
  • Furnace parts

High Temperature Furnace Applications

H.C. Starck Solutions offers tungsten and molybdenum materials for use in high temperature vacuum and argon atmosphere furnaces. The company offers services such as pre-characterization of materials, for instance, assessing material performance after subjected to high temperature annealing.

Lab Testing Furnaces

  • Chemical reactions furnaces (air, vacuum or other atmospheres)
  • High temperature capabilities in vacuum, reduced and inert atmospheres

Controlled Atmosphere Furnace Applications

Furnace – Heating elements and heat shields
Energy – Carbide drilling equipment
Medical – Orthopedic and joint replacements
Aerospace – Rocket nozzles

Sapphire Crystal growth furnaces feature uniquely designed hot zones for housing crucibles, which melt alumina for high quality substrates that are applied in the production of LEDs.

Molybdenum Sheet, Plate and Foil Products

H.C. Starck Solutions employs two primary consolidation techniques, namely powder metallurgy and vacuum arc-casting, for the production of a variety of molybdenum and molybdenum alloy mill products. The wide selection of products made using these established processes provides several options to users in choosing the right material for their specific application requirements. Using these processes, the company offers mill products in a variety of forms such as foil, plate, sheet, rod, bar, and forging billets.

The following are the forms of pure molybdenum offered by H.C. Starck Solutions:

PD-7010 Pure Molybdenum PSB PM Billet
PD-7014 Pure Molybdenum Sheet Premium Grade PS-100-2
PD-7016 Pure Molybdenum Sheet Standard Grade PS-300-2
PD-7017 Pure Molybdenum Foil F-21-5
PD-7000 Pure Molybdenum AC Bar Low Carbon
PD-7006 Pure Molybdenum AC Bar
PD-7009 Pure Molybdenum PB PM Bar
PD-7029 Pure Molybdenum Plate PP-22-2
PD-7026 Pure Molybdenum ABL AC Bar Low Carbon
PD-7028 Pure Molybdenum ASL AC Sheet 3202 Low Carbon
PD-7030 Pure Molybdenum APL AC Plate 3203 Low Carbon

The following are the molybdenum alloys supplied by H.C. Starck Solutions:

PD-7001 Molybdenum Alloy TZM PM Sheet 2702
PD-7005 Molybdenum Alloy TZM AC Sheet 3402
PD-7011 Molybdenum Alloy TZM PM Plate 2703
PD-7004 Molybdenum Alloy TZM AC Plate 3403
PD-7043 Molybdenum Alloy ODS Mo-La PM Sheet 2602
PD-7044 Molybdenum Alloy ODS Mo-La PM Plate 2603
PD-7020 Molybdenum Alloy AFB-30W AC Forging Billet
PD-7021 Molybdenum Alloy TZM AFBT AC Forging Billet
PD-7022 Molybdenum Alloy AFB AC Forging Billet
PD-7031 Molybdenum Alloy P/M TZM PM Billet
PD-7008 Molybdenum Alloy PBT PM Bar
PD-7024 Molybdenum Alloy AB-30W AC Bar
PD-7025 Molybdenum Alloy TZM ABT AC Bar

H.C. Starck Fabricated Products

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by H.C. Starck Solutions.

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