Since 1955, Hansen/Balk has built a reputation as a state-of-the-art provider of steel heat-treating services. Our 85,000-square-foot facility features a full cohort of best-in-class batch vacuum and batch atmosphere furnaces, capable of processing orders of all sizes.  

We offer a variety of services, but are best known for the breadth and depth of our vacuum heat-treating capabilities—including high-pressure quenching up to 15 Bar—as well as unique services such as cryogenic treating, flame hardening and induction heat-treating services. We adhere to the most technologically advanced heat-treating methods with modern equipment to ensure your parts meet the required specifications—from hardness tolerance to surface finishes. We also bring customers a deep well of metallurgical knowledge, formed over six decades of work on millions of parts.  

Hansen/Balk is Nadcap and MedAccred accredited and AS9100 registered. We also hold a number of customer approvals including ISO 9001, General Motors Powertrain Specification HPDC-G-2 and Ford Motor Company AMTD-DC2010.

Our services include:

  • Vacuum Heat Treating
  • High Pressure Quenching up to 15 Bar
  • Vacuum Tempering
  • Ion Nitriding
  • Gas Nitriding
  • High Speed Steel Heat Treating
  • Stainless Steel Heat Treating
  • Carburizing
  • Cryogenic Treatment
  • Flame Hardening
  • Induction Heat Treating
  • Stress Relieving
  • Atmosphere Hardening
  • Atmosphere Annealing
  • Clean Annealing
  • Martempering
  • Normalizing
  • Precipitation Hardening

For more information about our services, contact us or request a quote.