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Company Profile: Gasbarre Furnace Group

Gasbarre Furnace Group includes a powerful trio of furnace-building companies that includes Sinterite, C.I. Hayes, and J.L. Becker.

Case Study: Busch LLC and Vakuum-Harterei Petter GmbH

Dry vacuum technology in heat treatment processes offers advantages for a contract hardening company.
 

Understanding the Cooling Curve Test

In heat treating, the cooling curve test is often used as a tool to compare quenchants or as a method to ensure that the quenchant being used is suitable for continued use and will satisfy current requirements.

D. Scott MacKenzie, Ph.D., FASM

Buying a New Lab or Industrial Furnace

Many considerations should be addressed when specifying a new electrical resistance heated furnace.

James Brocklehurst & Derrick Wilson

Efficient Gas Heating of Industrial Furnaces

Even though the price of natural gas is currently low, the investment in high-efficiency gas burners makes sense economically.

Steven R. Mickey

Departments

Q&A: Bill St. Thomas

Quality Counts: Pyrometry, Industry Standards, & Temperature Uniformity Surveys

Certifications and Guidelines Are Put in Place To Help Achieve Consistency and Quality of Heat-Treated Parts.

Jim Oakes

Metal Urgency: Carburizing Optimization & ECD Precise Control

A Proposed Methodology Is Presented for Determining the Carburizing Factor.

March Li

Hot Seat: Furnace Types

Heating Element Materials Should Be Considered To Achieve Reliable Performance for Applications.

Jack Titus

Maintenance Matters: Extending the Hot Zone's Life Span

Performing Regular Preventative Maintenance on Your Hot Zone Is a Key Part of Extending Its Life Span and Keeping It at Peak Performance.

Jim Grann

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