HIP – Turning Good Things Into The Best Of Their Kind
If only the best is good enough, it all comes down to the fine details. We understand this better than most. Hot isostatic presses (HIP) change the core of materials and massively improve their mechanical properties by reducing pores in the material.
In Hinwil, we operate the most state-of-the-art HIP facility in Switzerland and help you get the most out of your products.
Benefits Of Hot Isostatic Pressing At Sauber Technologies
Customised material properties and heat treatments
Improved quality by reducing pores
Maximum process stability
Improved mechanical properties
Reduced tension of AM components
Fast and efficient production
Longer and predictable service life
HIP, heat treatment & post-processing
No limits is also our aspiration. With our state-of-the-art HIP system and the right post-processing, we are able to significantly reduce the HIP cycle time whilst also increasing productivity – with parallel heat treatment. The result is a reduction in energy consumption and costs. Correct post-processing is crucial for productivity and efficiency in the HIP cycle, and subsequently increases the quality of the component. Quality control is our top priority throughout the entire HIP cycle.
Not just tried-and-tested, but outstanding. Hot isostatic pressing is an excellent procedure for enhancing additively manufactured parts. Defects in AM components are eliminated through sophisticated hot isostatic pressing, which greatly improves the mechanical properties of a product. The process is also used for diffusion welding of various metals and alloys and for compaction of titanium powders.
Use in air and space travel
High-tech sectors such as the aerospace industry often use HIP to reinforce and enhance the material properties of titanium and other superalloys. HIP is the standard procedure for ensuring that turbine blades in aircraft engines have a longer and predictable service life. We have mastered this methodology, which will make your project one of the highest in its class.
Why you should use HIP
- Longer service life
- Predictable service life
- More lightweight construction
- Improved mechanical properties, e.g. with regard to wear, fatigue, ductility and abrasion
- Reduced dispersion of properties
- Reduced tension of AM parts
- Reduction of up to 50% of energy consumption
- Reduction of up to 90% of material costs
- Automotive and aviation industry
- Reduction tension due to temperature and pressure
- Heat treatment by quenching
- Large volumes of HIP Injection-moulded metal parts
HIP benchmark in Switzerlandfor you
Our Quintus QIH 21 is one of the most cutting-edge systems and is the only one of its kind in Switzerland. It allows us to reach temperatures of up to 1,400°C and cool back down very quickly using quenching.
Quintus Technologies from Sweden is one of the leading companies in the field of heat treatment using HIP. We are a proud partner of Quintus and are grateful to have the opportunity to make the facilities and expertise available to you.
Additive success begins with engineering
We will share our expertise and many years of experience with you in order to support you with challenging projects right from the word go.
Find out more about how our services can be used.
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