Gear Heat Treating

We boast one of the largest captive heat treatment facilities in North America
Need fast turn-around on your heat treating? Our state-of-the-art facility covers 50,000 square feet, and features a computer control room to monitor heat levels, carbon potential and the cycle time of each heat treat load. See this amazing process for yourself in the video below!

Brad Foote Gearing possesses a fleet of furnaces for commercial heat treating, including thirteen deep-pit carburizing furnaces and a monster 35,000 gallon oil quench tank. Our large furnace capacity is anchored by world-class process controls and state-of-the-art software. Our quality is measured on site in our fully equipped metallurgical laboratory through non-destructive testing and precision measuring including micro-hardness, microstructure and case depth.

Brad Foote's compliment of equipment, technology and quality provides AGMA Grade 3 heat treating, the highest grade possible. Whether it’s world-class gearing headed to the North Sea or bearing races destined for the wind turbine farms of California, Brad Foote Gearing is prepared to meet your heat treat needs.

Changing the Microstructure of Metallurgical Properties of Steel for  Increased Strength & Precision

Heat Treating Basics:

  1. Hardening
  2. Quenching
  3. Tempering

Our Heat Treating Techniques:

  • Carburizing
  • Neutral hardening
  • Tool steel hardening
  • Annealing and solution annealing
  • Stress relieving
  • Tempering
  • Shot blasting
  • And muh more.

Our Capabilities Include:

  • Thirteen deep-pit carburizing furnaces with a max capacity of 84” in diameter and 150” in length
  • A monster 35,000 gallon oil quench tank
  • Fully equipped metallurgical laboratory and precision measuring
  • AGMA Grade 3, ISO 6336 Grade ME, ISO-9001, which is the highest grade possible
  • Experienced metallurgical engineers and Chief Metallurgist on-site
  • Specializing in all forms of gearing and shafting, including fabricated gears


Be sure to request a quote today so we can help solve your heat treating challenges quickly and efficiently!