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Company Profile: Solar Atmospheres

One of the largest heat treaters and heat treat equipment manufacturers in the country explains capabilities for gear manufacturing.

Austempering: An Old Process with New Potential...

ADI is a lower-cost alternative to through-hardened, gas-nitrided, induction-hardened, carburized and hardened steel gears, having comparable or improved performance.

How to Avoid Heat Treatment Problems When...

Communication and advanced quality planning are the keys to heat-treating gears successfully.

A Case for Acetylene Based Low Pressure...

A catalytically decomposable hydrocarbon with a high average carbon flux, Acetylene is a strong candidate for the preferred carbon gas choice.

New Simulation Software Tool Successfully Used in...

CarbTool is designed to assist heat treaters in understanding and modeling the effects of process parameters on case depth, carbon concentration, microstructure, stress and...

Contour Hardening Bevel, Hypoid, and Pinion Gears

TSH technology is an advanced induction hardening process that was specifically developed to reduce overall cost and to replace thermo-chemical heat treating processes.

Maintenance Procedures for Vacuum Furnaces

Using vacuum furnaces in gear manufacturing is a hot topic. This process offers advantages to gear manufacturers for gears that have critical surface differences and...

Variety of Furnaces Can Be Used for Heat...

Design engineers are able to choose from a number of heat treat processes and furnaces for different gear materials and designs. Selection of the appropriate furnace or material...
Daniel H. Herring

Rapid Stress Relief and Tempering

New equipment designs for stress relief and tempering processes can help you lower costs and achieve greater productivity.
Mario Grenier, Roger Gingras & G.E. Totten
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