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Company Profile: The Euclid Heat Treating Company

Continual investment in new equipment and technologies help The Euclid Heat Treating Company maintain its position as the most diversified commercial heat treating company in...
Tim Byrd

Inductive Spin Hardening of Gears: A Survey of...

Although induction hardening is being increasingly used within the gear industry, much misunderstanding remains about this amazing technology.
Dr. Hansjürg Stiele & Kristian Berggren

Properties of Cases Treated with High-Temperature...

The influence of nitrogen on restricting austenite grain growth during vacuum carburizing and on mechanical properties (fatigue strength, impact resistance) of layers that...

CASE STUDY: Company: Praxair Distribution, Inc....

Benefits of Chemical Acetylene Dissolved in DMF as Used in Vacuum Carburizing of Gears
Crystal Baus

Cures for Heat Treaters Headaches

A discussion of what causes furnace component failure and the commercially available improvements or substitutes.
Curt Colopy

Improving Production Safely with Integrated Heat...

Heat treaters are always looking for methods to improve productivity. Integrating equipment and processes that are safe and cost-effective result in improved production quality...
Peter Komrowski & Chris Marinucci

Simulation of Gas Quenching of Steel Parts

With the absence of a quenchant phase change, gas quenching can result in more uniform heat extraction. However, gas quenching is not without inherent problems.
Zhichao (Charlie) Li & Andrew Freborg

Company Profile: CEIA USA

CEIA USA has created a solid foundation of reliable solid-state generators featuring the highest quality standards and performances.
Tim Byrd

How Gears Fail

Material issues such as hardenability, grain size, and inclusions can result in various gear failures. This underscores the criticality of steel cleanliness as well as controlling...
Daniel H. Herring

Recent Inventions and Innovations in Induction...

Depending upon the gear size, required hardness pattern, and tooth geometry, gears are induction hardened by encircling the whole gear with a coil (so-called "spin hardening...
Valery Rudnev

Typical Heat Treatment Defects of Gears and...

In this paper, the commercial heat treatment software DANTE is used to investigate three examples of heat treatment defects. Improved processes are suggested with the help of...
B. Lynn Ferguson

Tighter Control Through Understanding What Your...

Furnaces may have multiple operating ranges, meaning they may need to have TUS's performed more frequently.
Steve Miller

Gas vs. Liquid Quenching: A Direct Comparison in...

High hardness occurs where high volume fractions of martensite develop always nearer the quenched site. Lower hardness indicates transformation to be incomplete.
Robert Hill

Deep Cryogenic Treatment

DCT is a very important process to the gear making industry. If done correctly, it can increase product durability and reduce tooling costs.
Frederick J. (Rick) Diekman

Heat Treat Process For Gears

Different heat treating processes – as well as the materials being treated – impart particular qualities in your gears. Allow Bodycote to provide a deeper...
Nicholas Bugliarello, Biji George, Don Giessel, Dan McCurdy, Ron ...
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