Nadcap Accredited

Nadcap AccreditedNadcap is a global standards-setting program for the aerospace, defense and related industries. The Nadcap mission is to provide international, unbiased, independent manufacturing process and product assessments and certification services for the purpose of adding value, reducing total cost, and facilitating relationships between primes and suppliers.


  • NADCAP Certificate – Aerospace Quality System (AC7004)  (Download)
  • NADCAP Scope of Compliance – Aerospace Quality System (AC7000) (AC7004)  (Download)
  • NADCAP Certificate – Heat Treating  (Download)
  • NADCAP Scope of Accreditation – Heat Treating  (Download)

Metal Treating Institute (MTI)

The Metal Treating Institute is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association that was established in 1933. MTI represents the largest network of commercial heat treaters in the world. MTI also represents manufacturers with in-house heat treating operations and suppliers who serve both commercial and captive heat treaters.


NADCAP accreditation is required by many national and international manufacturers, and represents superior performance and the use of industry standards and leading technology. Continental Heat Treating is approved by the following prime contractors in the aerospace, defense, energy, electronics, transportation and communications industries:

  • Bell Helicopter Textron
  • Beechcraft
  • Defense Contract Management Agency
  • Eaton Aerospace
  • GE Aviation
  • General Dynamics
  • Goodrich Corporation
  • Gulfstream Aerospace
  • Hamilton Sundstrand
  • Heroux Devtek
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Lockheed Martin Company
  • MTU Aero Engines AG
  • Northrup Grumman Corporation
  • Parker Aerospace Group
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Raytheon Co.
  • Rolls-Royce Corp.
  • Rolls-Royce PCL
  • SAFRAN Group
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • Spirit AeroSystems
  • Textron Aviation
  • The Boeing Company
  • Triumph Group

Glossary of Heat Treating Terms

Glossary of Heat Treating Terms

QUALITY POLICY:  “Providing Quality Thermal Processing, Reliable Service And Continuous Improvement To Satisfy Our Customers”

Continental Heat Treating believes in consistency of performance, total professionalism and quality assurance through every step of the the entire thermal process. Heat treating is an essential manufacturing process, protecting and enhancing the engineering excellence of a design and contributing to the value and integrity of a product. CHT is trusted to deliver reliable and dependable processes to meet precise specifications, which means consistency from first piece to last. Knowledge of the internal geometry of alloy metals and understanding how these metals react to heating and cooling processes allow the professionals at CHT to exact control of the process until the precise properties are acheived. Reliable service and consistent workmanship have provided Continental Heat Treating with an established reputation of excellence and high performance.