AKRON STEEL TREATING Company

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AKRON STEEL TREATING Company

 1-800-364-2782    

Let’s Have a Conversation

How to Be a Good Purchaser of Heat Treating

March 29, 2022

A local restaurant has one of the most creative menus we’ve ever seen—it’s witty, it’s funny, it’s charming—but it is missing a critical element of a good menu: clarity. Every time someone orders food off of their menu, they have to ask the server what a particular item has on it, which adds time and frustration for both the customer and the server.

But there are some restaurants that make ordering easy: lunch specials with clear ingredients and a pick two option, for example, or “each entree comes with two sides of your choice,” with sides listed clearly below the order.

What on earth does this have to do with heat treating? Well, we don’t want to be like the first restaurant. We want you, our customer, to know exactly what you need to bring to the table when you purchase heat treatment from us.

Simplify Purchasing from Akron Steel Treating

There are several questions every heat treatment process needs to have answered before an order can move forward. You can simplify your purchasing process with us by knowing the answers to the following questions before you place your order:

  • What are the part dimensions?
  • What material (and in what condition) are the parts made of?
  • How many parts will make up the order?
  • What certifications are required?
  • What processes are needed? i.e., type of heat treating and also any post processing (like blasting) and inspection requirements

If you have any questions about what you need from your heat treatment process, that’s no problem! A good server has the expertise to address any questions about the menu, and in the same way, our team at Akron Steel Treating can guide you through how a particular heat treatment will affect the quality and durability of the material after it has been applied and address any recommendations or specifications that might better suit that particular part.

Although we’re not cooking up burgers or bussing tables, Akron Steel Treating is here to serve you.


Connect with our heat treatment experts to determine the best applications for your parts, or if you’re ready to roll with the questions above, complete an RFQ form now to get your order started.

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Akron Steel Treating Company

336 Morgan Avenue, Akron, OH 44311
P.O. Box 2290, Akron, OH 44309-2290
We deliver within Ohio. 

Toll-Free: 1-800-364-ASTC (2782)
Phone: 330-773-8211 
Fax: 330-773-0772 
Email: info@akronsteeltreating.com

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