Heat treatment is a group of industrial and metalworking processes used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material. Heat treatment involves the use of heating or chilling, normally to extreme temperatures, to achieve the desired result such as hardening or softening of a material.

Heat treatment techniques include Annealing, Case Hardening, Precipitation Strengthening, Tempering, Normalizing and Quenching, Ageing, Cold and Cryogenic Treating, Decarburization

VM Federation's facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art multi-stages IPSEN heat-treating furnaces and Vacuum furnaces that are suitable for many high-end applications such as automotive, oil and gas, aircraft parts, and defense part manufacturing.

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