Thursday, October 17, 2019

Intensive Quenching Calls For Very High Cooling Rates Part 2

Intensive quenching (IQ) is defined as cooling, usually using pure water, at a rate several times higher than the rate of conventional quenching. Fast,...

Intensive Quenching

Heat treating is similar to art in many ways, but not for the reasons you might think. Art, it’s said, is in the eye...

Furnace Maintenance

When a heat treat manager or anyone responsible for purchasing heat treating equipment makes a buy decision, they must first consider the process required,...

Carburizing and Steel

In carburizing, gears must be heated to reach the appropriate temperature for the steel grade without causing excessive grain growth and distortion in a...

Lighter Weight and Increased Fatigue Strength with Adi

Have you ever hit a rock or other hard projectile while cutting your lawn? Have you noticed that the blade is dented, not broken...

Future of heat treating of gears is similar to garage sale mentality

When and how does a heat treater determine whether to purchase new equipment or rebuild an old furnace? Several years ago I participated in a...
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