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Wisconsin Oven ships aluminum aging ovens to automotive parts manufacturer

Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of four electrically heated enhanced duty walk-in ovens to an automotive parts manufacturer. These industrial ovens will be used for aging aluminum parts. The walk-in ovens have a maximum operating temperature of 260°C (500°F) and work...

August 7, 2018

Bodycote to open new heat treatment facility in U.K.

Bodycote has announced the opening of a new facility in the Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham, Yorkshire. The facility will support the aerospace and power generation markets in the UK and Europe. Simon Blantern, vice president of sales Europe for Bodycote’s Aerospace, Defense and...

August 7, 2018

Dutch engineering from Bega Special Tools available in U.S.

Bega Special Tools will present the latest tools for easy and safe installation and removal of bearings and other transmission parts at this year’s IMTS. The Betex MF Quick-Heater, a multifunctional frequency induction heater for both mounting and dismounting bearings and other machine parts...

August 7, 2018

Registration opens for PM sintering seminar

Registration has opened for one of the powder metallurgy (PM) industry’s most popular programs, the PM Sintering Seminar. The event will be held September 25–26, 2018, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, State College, Pennsylvania. Held every two years, this two-day seminar...

August 7, 2018

ASM offers Practical Heat-Treating course

Practical Heat-Treating teaches the “how” of heat-treating. Attendees will be able to recognize heat-treating problems and establish quality-control. They will learn the heat-treatment process of steel as well as what type of atmosphere is best for furnace operations for the safety of...

August 7, 2018

Ipsen USA Ships 18 furnaces in Q2, including record-breaking vacuum furnace

Ipsen USA continued superior performance through the second quarter, shipping 18 furnaces to companies in six U.S. states and two companies overseas. These shipments included multiple atmosphere furnaces, plus the shipment of one of the largest vacuum furnaces Ipsen has ever built. This horizontal...

July 31, 2018

Upgrades and new partnership for Ipsen Ceramics

Ipsen Ceramics recently completed the task of relining the bricks on one of its roller hearth kilns. This re-bricking project brings the kiln’s throughput back to full operating capacity. Additionally, the kiln can now reach greater operating temperatures – up to 2,650 ºF (1,454...

July 27, 2018

E Instruments offers E8500 Plus portable emissions analyzer

E Instruments’ new E8500 Plus emissions analyzer is a complete portable tool for EPA compliance level emissions monitoring and testing. The E8500 Plus is ideal for regulatory and maintenance use in boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace, and other combustion applications. The E8500...

July 27, 2018

Dr. Valery Rudnev receives two prestigious heat-treating awards

Dr. Valery Rudnev was recognized during the opening ceremony of the American Society for Materials (ASM International) Thermal Processing in Motion conference. Rudnev, director of science and technology at Inductoheat Inc., an Inductotherm Group Company, received two prestigious awards for his...

July 27, 2018

Dave Wolfe to represent Diablo Furnaces to East Coast

Diablo Furnaces announces that Dave Wolfe has recently joined forces with the company as East Coast sales representative for the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Maine. Wolfe comes to...

July 27, 2018

Diablo Furnaces’ Glogowski completes pyrometry course

Burk Glogowski of Diablo Furnaces completed the pyrometry course by PRI and is certified to conduct SAT and Tus evaluations. Diablo Furnaces’ Burk Glogowski has completed the pyrometry course by PRI and is certified to conduct SAT and TUS evaluations based on NADCAP Interpretation of...

July 27, 2018

Wisconsin Oven ships walk-in industrial oven

Wisconsin Oven Corporation manufactured a natural gas-fired enhanced duty walk-in oven for a transportation technology company. This is a repeat customer for Wisconsin Oven and the industrial oven will be used for heat treating baskets of aluminum parts. The heat-treating...

July 27, 2018

Lucifer Furnaces delivers dual chamber furnace

Lucifer Furnaces delivered a dual chamber fiber-lined furnace to a leading manufacturer of punches and dies in North America. The upper chamber of this customized Model LI84-M24 heats to 2200°F and the lower draw chamber to 1600°F with 23 KW power. The upper chamber hot face consists of...

July 27, 2018

Debut of CastForge makes Messe Stuttgart glow

CastForge celebrated an impressive debut at the Stuttgart trade fair center. 153 exhibitors from 18 countries (international exhibitors, 61 percent) presented their comprehensive product portfolio at the trade fair for castings and forgings with processing. The exhibitors were impressed with the...

July 27, 2018

750°F gas-fired cabinet oven from Grieve

No. 1046 is a 750°F (399°C), gas-fired cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for baking radiator cores at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 80” W x 88” D x 18” H. 800,000 BTU/HR are installed in a modulating natural gas burner,...

July 27, 2018

Solar Manufacturing breaks ground on new Sellersville Facility

Solar Manufacturing, Inc. began a new chapter in its history recently with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new manufacturing facility at the Sellersville Business Campus in Sellersville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.  Due to substantial growth in recent years, Solar Manufacturing expanded into...

July 27, 2018

Metalloinvest picks Tenova to upgrade melt shop

Tenova, a Techint Group company specialized in innovative solutions for the metals and mining industries, has been awarded a contract with Metalloinvest, a leading global producer and supplier of HBI and iron ore products and a regional producer of high quality steel, for a major upgrade of the JSC...

July 27, 2018

Hemsath joins Seco/Vacuum as director of nitriding

Seco/Vacuum Technologies, LLC (Seco/Vacuum) welcomes Mark Hemsath as director of nitriding and special vacuum furnaces. Hemsath had previously held a position with Seco/Vacuum’s sister company, Seco/Warwick Corp., as manager of the thermal group from 2014 – 2017 before taking time away...

July 27, 2018

Hexagon acquires software provider SPRING Technologies

Hexagon AB, a global leader in digital solutions, has announced the acquisition of SPRING Technologies, a software provider specializing in integrated solutions for optimizing the machining workflow through machine tool simulation, toolpath verification and optimization, and machine tool...

July 27, 2018

Lindberg/MPH Ships gas-fired box furnaces

Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of three natural gas-fired box furnaces to a parts manufacturer for the oil and gas industry. The box furnaces will be used to develop process control requirements for heat-treating and stress relieving of underground mining/drill heads. These types of...

July 27, 2018

Manufacturer buys TITAN® Vacuum Furnace for use at overseas sister company

Zenith Cutter recently purchased a TITAN® H6 vacuum furnace with 2-bar gas quenching that will be used at its Metkraft facility in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This furnace features a graphite work zone measuring 36” x 48” x 36” (915 mm x 1,220 mm x 915 mm) with a...

July 13, 2018

E8500 PLUS Portable Emissions Analyzer adds chiller, SCU

The E8500 PLUS emissions analyzer is a complete, portable tool for EPA compliance level emissions monitoring and testing. It is ideal for regulatory and maintenance use in boiler, burner, engine, turbine, furnace, and other combustion applications. New features: Optional Sample...

July 13, 2018

Gasbarre Furnace Group/J. L. Becker deliver automated temper furnaces

Gasbarre Furnace Group/J. L. Becker recently shipped a pair of 36” x 48” x 36” electrically heated temper furnaces to a major drive supplier in the Southeast. The furnaces are designed to preheat workloads prior to hardening and temper workloads after hardening. Their maximum...

July 13, 2018

Can-Eng Furnaces selected for North American expansion

Can-Eng Furnaces International Limited was recently awarded a contract from an India-based conglomerate. Can-Eng Furnaces will design, manufacture, install, and commission an Aluminum Automotive Casting Heat Treatment system for the conglomerate’s new green field North American expansion in...

July 13, 2018

Seco/Warwick technologies take on standards of new generation aviation

Air transport is a sector that develops very dynamically. Seco/Warwick is a leader in designing state-of-the-art heat treatment systems for the aviation industry. With the development of the aviation industry, manufacturers of aircraft components face a challenge not only in ensuring appropriate...

June 29, 2018

Premier/BeaverMatic manufactures another IQF furnace line

A major manufacturer and supplier for oilfield logistics services has expanded to a new facility located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This company is expanding its capabilities for the manufacture, service, and repair of a variety of oilfield-related equipment such as manufacture of drilling...

June 27, 2018

Grieve mourns the loss of Pat Calabrese

The entire Grieve Corporation family mourns the loss of its longtime president, P.J. “Pat” Calabrese, who died on February 17, 2018, in Lake Forest, Illinois, at the age of 90. Pat was the president of Grieve, a world leader in industrial ovens and furnaces, from 1958 until his...

June 27, 2018

RAAL orders Seco continuous CAB lines for battery coolers

RAAL S.C., a manufacturer of automotive parts, has ordered Seco/Warwick’s continuous controlled atmosphere brazing line for battery coolers for their maximum life and optimum performance. This is the third such line from Seco/Warwick with which RAAL decided to equip its facility within the...

June 27, 2018

Solar Atmospheres adds state-of-the-art 10-bar furnace

Solar Atmospheres, Inc., in Souderton, Pennsylvania, recently installed a state-of-the-art Solar Manufacturing, Inc. 74” diameter by 72” deep horizontal internal quench vacuum furnace at its Clearview Road facility. The investment totals more than $1.8 million, including additional...

June 27, 2018

Paul Gies PE joins Diablo Furnaces as engineering manager

Diablo Furnaces has announced that Paul Gies PE has recently joined the company as engineering manager. Gies comes to Diablo with a long history in the engineering and construction fields, along with experience working for a heat-treating OEM manufacturer. With twenty years’ experience, Gies...

June 27, 2018

Tenova is founding member of European Steel Technology Platform

Tenova, together with twelve other leading industrial and research stakeholders from the wider steel value chain across Europe, will cooperate to implement solutions for and in the EU steel industry under a newly independent entity, the European Steel Technology Platform (ESTEP) AISBL. The legal...

June 27, 2018

Simulate inductive heating and case hardening with Simufact

Simufact, an MSC software company, has announced the release of the next generation of its software solution, Simufact Forming 15, for the simulation of forming manufacturing processes. Users will now be able to simulate inductive heating processes as well as case hardening. One key new feature is...

June 27, 2018

New employment opportunities at Wisconsin Oven

Wisconsin Oven Corporation experienced a year of expansion in 2017 with the opening of a new facility in East Troy, Wisconsin, that doubled the manufacturing floor space. Due to this development and their record sales, Wisconsin Oven is hiring a variety positions in the skilled trades and...

June 27, 2018

Hangzhou XZB Tech orders Tenova Bell-type annealing plant HPH®

At the beginning of this year, Tenova LOI Thermprocess, Essen/Germany, and its Chinese subsidiary, Tenova LOI Thermprocess (Tianjin) Co. Ltd., received a joint order from a leading Chinese manufacturer of cold-formed components for the automotive industry. Tenova LOI HPH® Bell-type...

June 27, 2018

Bodycote opens new specialist technologies facility in U.S.

Bodycote, the world’s largest provider of heat-treatment and specialist thermal processing services, is pleased to announce the opening of its newest facility for Specialty Stainless Steel Processes (S³P) which increase mechanical and wear properties in stainless steel without adversely...

June 27, 2018

Lindberg/MPH ships electrically heated cyclone pit furnace

Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of an electrically heated cyclone pit furnace to a steel heat-treater. This is a repeat customer for Lindberg/MPH and the pit furnace will replace an existing Lindberg furnace at the buyer’s facility. The cyclone pit furnace will be used for a heat-treating...

June 27, 2018

Ovako launches its digital heat-treatment guide

Ovako, a leading producer of engineering steel, has launched its Heat Treatment Guide, the first digital tool on the market to enable customers to calculate the mechanical properties of a selected steel after heat-treatment. This will save customers time and money by offering a digital alternative...

June 27, 2018

Qalex reaches goals with new nitrex system

Qatar Aluminum Extrusion Company (Qalex) awarded a contract to Nitrex Metal for the supply and installation of an NX-1015 potential-controlled gas nitriding system configured for treating various sized flat and hollow dies used in the production of aluminum extruded profiles for the...

June 27, 2018

Grieve’s No. 1044 is 2000°F inert atmosphere bench furnace

No. 1044 is a 2,000°F (1,093°C), inert atmosphere bench furnace from Grieve used for heat-treating at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of this furnace measure 12” W x 18” D x 8” H. 6KW are installed in nickel chrome wire coils supported by ceramic...

June 27, 2018

Can-Eng Furnaces selected for North American expansion

Can-Eng Furnaces International Limited was recently awarded a contract from an India-based conglomerate to design, manufacture, install, and commission an Aluminum Automotive Casting Heat-Treatment system for its new green field North American expansion in South Carolina. Can-Eng was chosen for...

June 27, 2018

Bilstein places order for expansion of automatic batch annealing plant

In December 2017, Bilstein, based in Hagen-Hohenlimburg, Germany, placed its third follow-up order to Tenova LOI Thermprocess in Essen for the expansion of the fully automatic batch annealing plant. This furnace plant is the only batch annealing plant in the world with fully automatic stacking of...

June 27, 2018

E Instruments introduces low NOx industrial emissions analyzer

The mission of E Instruments is to design, manufacture, and market a complete range of innovative instrumentation solutions encompassing portable emissions and combustion analyzers, and indoor air monitors especially designed for the industrial, HVAC, commercial, and institutional markets...

June 27, 2018

Ohio Valley Aluminum buys traveling log homogenizing system

Ohio Valley Aluminum Company’s continuous improvement efforts at its facility in Shelbyville, Kentucky, continue with the purchase of an innovative Seco/Warwick solution to process aluminum billet and logs in a lean manufacturing environment. The traveling aluminum log homogenizing...

June 27, 2018

Midwest Thermal-Vac expands capacity with TITAN® furnace

Nationally recognized commercial heat-treater and repeat Ipsen customer  Midwest Thermal-Vac (MTV) recently purchased a TITAN® vacuum furnace with 12-bar gas quenching. This furnace features a diffusion pump for high-vacuum levels and an all-metal hot zone to ensure part cleanliness...

June 27, 2018

Bodycote enters into 15-year contract with Rolls-Royce

Bodycote, the world’s largest provider of heat treatment and specialist thermal processing services, announces that it has signed a 15-year contract with Rolls-Royce’s Civil Aerospace business. The contract is expected to be worth over 160 million pounds in incremental revenues over the...

June 27, 2018

Ipsen USA ships 10 furnaces in solid first quarter

Ipsen recently shipped 10 furnaces to companies in California, Georgia, Ohio, Washington, and Wisconsin, and also to one location in Asia. This equipment will be used to process parts for companies in the aerospace, commercial heat treating, and medical industries. The shipments...

June 18, 2018

Orchid Memphis improves vacuum furnaces with new controls

Medical implants manufacturer Orchid Memphis has modernized three vacuum furnaces in Memphis, Tennessee, with process control upgrades from United Process Controls (UPC). Orchid Memphis was contending with underperforming controls that were compromising furnace efficacy, productivity, and uptime....

June 18, 2018

ThermTech redesign helps solve hiring challenges

ThermTech Heat Treating Specialists launched a new reorganized and redesigned website as part of its ongoing commitment to deliver the best services for its customers.  ThermTech provides heat-treating services for a variety of American market segments such as tooling, defense, oil and gas,...

June 18, 2018

Thermal Processing in Motion conference begins June 5 in South Carolina

Don’t miss your opportunity to learn more about the latest innovation and research in thermal processing and its critical role for the safe and efficient operation of aircraft, rail, and automotive transportation. Thermal Processing in Motion (Including the 4th International Conference on...

June 1, 2018

POWDER COATING 2019 heads to Orlando

The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has announced the POWDER COATING 2019 Technical Conference & Tabletop Exhibition will be April 1-4, 2019, at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. The four-day event will kick off with PCI’s popular Powder Coating 101: Basic Essentials Workshop on April...

May 8, 2018

Groundbreaking starts at Premier/BeaverMatic

Premier Furnace/BeaverMatic announces the start of construction of an expansion at their plant 1 facility in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The expansion will provide space for a state-of-the-art testing and training facility, additional manufacturing capabilities, as well as increased office...

May 8, 2018

Wisconsin Oven ships horizontal quench system

Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of an electrically heated horizontal quench system to an aluminum casting company. The horizontal quench system will be used for solution treating aluminum castings for the aerospace and automotive industries. The solution treating furnace is...

May 8, 2018
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