Welcome to Akron Steel Treating Company

When a manufacturer makes a high quality product, high quality heat treating is an integral part of the process. Akron Steel Treating can provide you with high quality processing and the needed capacity for rapid turnaround. AST is proud to service over 1,200 different customers each year. AST's certified quality programs, ISO 9001:2008 and NADCAP(National Aerospace and Defense Contractor Accreditation Program), require documentation that all the heat treating processes were performed to the standard operating procedures, and to insure high quality heat treating on every job, every time. Whether you are making washers or rocket housings, your parts will receive extraordinary quality heat treatment at AST.

Open communication and a sharing of metallurgical information is a must for getting the correct physical properties for your parts. Our experienced, highly qualified metallurgical consultants will work closely with you to find the most cost-effective solution to your metal treating needs. The sophistication of our expanded 46,000 square-foot facility combines with seven decades of heat-treating craftsmanship in a true balance of experience with innovation.

What's New at AST?

The type of steel used to make a part affects the hardening response and mechanical properties after heat treating.   The following PDF explains the effects of major alloying elements have when added to iron and carbon by the steel maker. 

Call the experts at AST at 330-773-8211 to discuss the heat treating response we would expect for the chosen alloy steel used for your steel parts. 
ALLOYING ELEMENTS IN STEEL by T. Bell