RH Sheppard

Heat Treatment Services

R.H. Sheppard Co., Inc. is a proven quality leader in the heat treatment industry. Over fifty years experience in maintaining highly critical tolerances in the manufacturing of steering gears and other safety-related components has established our integrity as a heat treatment facility. We offer high quality commercial heat treatment services of ferrous metal parts at competitive prices.

Our services include:

  • Gas carburizing
  • Neutral hardening
  • Deep freezing
  • Straightening

Sophisticated Metallurgical Testing & Rapid Turnaround

We are lab certified to ISO/TS 16949:2009 standards and offer the latest in heat treatment equipment with an experienced staff. Our state-of-the-art metallographic lab capabilities enable us to certify microhardness, case depth and microstructures following thermal treatment. We control, monitor and test every single aspect of our heat treating operation and accurately certify our processes to customer specifications. We document everything in the event you ever have a product integrity requirement. Further, we know the value of meeting production schedules. In fact, our turnaround time is normally 3-5 days from receipt of order, with special flexibility for priority assignments.


Heat Treatment Is Our Strength

With locations in Hanover, PA, and Wytheville, VA, our processing capabilities include high-performance batch furnaces capable of handling 6,000 pound loads with product sizes up to a height of 42 inches. Both facilities have well-equipped metallurgical labs to test your product to exacting specifications.

Equipment list:

  • 7 Batch furnaces
  • 8 Temper ovens
  • 2 In-line freezers
  • 2 Washers

Our experience in successfully applying the heat treatment process to a wide variety of products will enable us to determine the best process for your specific application. Contact us at either location today with your heat treatment requirements.