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Company Profile: Wisconsin Oven Corporation

By offering standard and custom-designed ovens to a wide spectrum of industries around the globe, Wisconsin Oven Corporation is a world-class supplier of thermal processing equipment.

Kenneth Carter

Computerized Design of Straight Bevel Gears with Optimized Profiles for Forging, Molding, or 3D Printing

The computerized generation of straight bevel gears with spherical involute profiles is developed and the advantages of its application investigated. Possible microgeometry modifications of the gear tooth surfaces are proposed to provide stable contact patterns when errors of alignment occur.  
 

Alfonso Fuentes-Aznar, Ignacio Gonzalez-Perez & Harish K. Pasapula

Gas Nitriding of Titanium

This preliminary study examines the effect of the partial pressure of nitrogen on case characteristics when gas nitriding titanium in a vacuum furnace.

Donald Jordan, FASM & Virginia Osterman

Infrared Temperature Measurement Theory and Application

Infrared thermometers for non-contact temperature measurement are highly developed sensors that have widespread application in industrial processing and research. This paper describes, in non-mathematical terms, the theory of measurement technology and how it’s used with the variety of application parameters.

John Merchant

Effects of the Composition of Ca-Rich Inclusions on Tool Wear Mechanisms During the Hard-Turning of Steels for Transmission Components

Comparing a Ca-treated carburizing steel grade to a standard steel grade, the role of non-metallic inclusions on the tool wear and PCBN cutting tool life in fine machining of carburizing steel grades is investigated.

Niclas Anmark & Thomas Bjork

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Q&A: Aziz Jamaluddin

Quality Counts: The Right Prepared Atmosphere

Getting the Right Endothermic Gas Is Essential for Producing Quality Heat-Treated Parts.

Jim Oakes

Metal Urgency: Coupling Alloy and Process Selection

There Can Be Risks Associated with Heat-Treating Vanadium Microalloyed Steels.

Lee Rothleutner

Hot Seat: Heat Treating, Furnaces, and Unintended Consequences

Ingenuity Can Often Negate Murphy’s Law.
 

Jack Titus

Maintenance Matters: Vacuum Furnace Leaks

Understanding Linear Leak Rates and Common Causes of Leaks in Vacuum Furnaces Can Save Valuable Production Time.

Jim Grann

Q&A: Joe Stambaugh

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