US Brazing Engineering Center

    US Brazing Engineering Center

    In our US Brazing Engineering Center, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, we bring together decades of practical experience of brazing. Whether it’s designing a brazing joint, developing a new brazing process, vacuum brazing or full assembly, Wall Colmonoy is a world-leading destination for brazing expertise.

    Vacuum Brazing

    US Brazing Engineering Center’s high-temperature vacuum brazing furnaces (various atmospheres) are designed to produce high quality brazed joints for aerospace, defense, power gen, oil & gas, and other complex industrial equipment – including turbine nozzles, turbine vanes, turbine engines (manufacture and repair), diffusers, honeycomb seals & segments, heat shields, and turbomachinery parts.

    Aerobraze Cincinnati has a range of high-temperature brazing furnaces approved for aerospace use and used for a wide range of work including vacuum stress relieving, vacuum annealing, solution treatments, aging processes and high-temperature vacuum brazing. Aerobraze Engineered Technologies has furnaces available to meet your brazing and heat treating requirements, including:

    • High-temperature Vacuum Brazing and Heat Treatment
    • Hydrogen Atmosphere Brazing
    • Hydrogen and Argon Furnace Brazing
    • Belt Brazing
    • Torch Brazing
    • Honeycomb Powder Sintering (Hydrogen Furnace)

    Vacuum Furnace Specifications

    Vacuum Furnaces Width Height Depth Additional Information
    Vacuum x7 60” to 36”
    (1.52m to 0.91m)
    60” to 22”
    (1.52m to 0.56m)
    72” to 30”
    (1.83m to 0.76m)
    Hard Vacuum, A2 & H2 Partial Pressure, 2 & 6 Bar Quenching

     

    Other Furnace Types Diameter Depth Additional Information
    Retort x7 50” to 24”
    (1.27m to 0.61m)
    60” to 48”
    (1.52m to 1.22m)
    Hydrogen (Dry & Wet), Argon or Nitrogen
    Continuous x1 3”
    (0.08m)
    0.5”
    (0.01m)
    Hydrogen
    Draw Air x2 60” to 30”
    (1.52m to 0.76m)
    72” to 28”
    (1.83m to 0.71m)
    Air or Argon
    Cryogenic (Cold Treat) 24” to 18”
    (0.61m to 0.46m)
    12”
    (0.30m)
    -110°F
    (-79°C)

     

    Furnaces are available to meet your brazing and heat treating requirements, including:

    • Design of new parts for brazing
    • Development of brazing procedures & processes
    • Redesign of parts for optimum braze efficiency
    • Furnace brazing services in vacuum or hydrogen, argon, and nitrogen atmospheres

    Approvals

    Aerobraze division meets aerospace quality standards in applications using the process of brazing, surfacing, welding, thermal processing, fabricating, machining and overhauling. Its quality management system is accredited to:

    • AS9100D / ISO 9001:2015
    • Nadcap Brazing & Heat Treating
    • Nadcap Welding
    • Nadcap Chemical Processing
    • Nadcap NonDestructive Testing (NDT)
    • FAA Repair Station # GE5RM880M
    • EASA Part-145 Approval (EASA.145.6085)

    Download Certificates of Approval here

    Brazing Assembly

    As pioneers of brazing, we are uniquely placed to offer brazed assembly of parts. From prototype to full production volume, Wall Colmonoy is a trusted partner for specialist brazing.

    Industry experience

    • V9 Vacuum Furnace at Cincinnati, OH
      V9 Vacuum Furnace at Cincinnati, OH
    • Compressor Diffusers - Fabricated Complete
      Compressor Diffusers - Fabricated Complete
    • Engine Heat Shields Assemble and Braze
      Engine Heat Shields Assemble and Braze
    • Heat Shields for Aerospace Engines
      Heat Shields for Aerospace Engines
    • Turbine Nozzles - Weld, Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat, Machining, Coating, EDM
      Turbine Nozzles - Weld, Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat, Machining, Coating, EDM
    • Turbine Nozzles - Weld, Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat, Machining, Coating, EDM
      Turbine Nozzles - Weld, Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat, Machining, Coating, EDM
    • Turbine Vanes - Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat
      Turbine Vanes - Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat
    • Honeycomb - Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat
      Honeycomb - Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat
    • Industrial Heat Exchangers - Machine, Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat
      Industrial Heat Exchangers - Machine, Assemble, Braze, Heat Treat
    • Engine Manifolds - Repair & Remanufacture - Machine, Braze and Weld
      Engine Manifolds - Repair & Remanufacture - Machine, Braze and Weld

     

    Brazing Surface Preparation Services

    • Hydrogen Scrubbing
    • Chemical/Acid/Alkaline/Ultrasonic Cleaning
    • Various Grit, Glass Bead & Nickel Blasting
    • Nickel Plating

    Non-Destructive Testing

    A brazed joint has to be leak free each and every-time. Wall Colmonoy has extensive experience of  leak-testing and has developed methodologies to ensure high-quality braze joints.

    • X-Ray
    • Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI)
    • Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI)

    Brazing School

    For over 70 years, Wall Colmonoy engineers have gained practical experience on actual problems in brazing plants around the world. Knowledge and practical application is taught by our industry-leading brazing experts at our semi annual US Brazing School. More details here.

    Find out more about Aerobraze Cincinnati

    CONTACT US 

    CONTACT
    940 Redna Terrace | Cincinnati, OH 45215
    E: aet@wallcolmonoy.com
    T: 513-842-4200

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