Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tom Hart

What is Pit LPC, and what went into its development? Pit LPC, or low-pressure carburizing, is an alternate method of low-pressure carburizing, and it’s conducted...

Q&A with Brian Kelly

What do you do at Honeywell? I’m part of Honeywell Thermal Solutions. We’re a group of companies that Honeywell has acquired over the last couple...

Q&A with Dr. Mark Cross

The automotive industry is continually pushing new boundaries. Advancements in engineering technology show no signs of slowing down with increasing developments in manufacturing processes....

Q&A with John Ludeman

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT) recently renewed its Nadcap accreditation in heat treating. What makes the Nadcap accreditation important to what AHT does? Nadcap is...

Q&A with Kendall DeVane

Thermal Processing welcomes its newest sales representative to its staff, Kendall DeVane. He has 20 years of experience in sales and promises to bring...

Q&A with Tom Baldock

What you do at Guill Tool? My responsibilities here are for sales in the aerospace area. I’ve been in sales most of my adult life,...

Q&A with David Hamling

What’s a typical week like for you at ZIRCAR Ceramics? I drive the company’s sales and marketing efforts and usually begin my day with a...

Q&A with Peter Caine

What is your role with HeatTek and what’s a typical week like? My position at HeatTek is director of Custom Products. Our custom products division...

Q&A with Lauren Jones

Why is it important to invest in the future of heat-treating? Nearly every metal component undergoes some type of heat-treating application. Vacuum furnaces contribute to...

Q&A with Mark Ratliff

What’s a typical week like for you at Avion? On Mondays, we’ll have a production meeting with all the employees involved. We’re a small company...

Q&A with Jeff Marshall

What does Metallurgical High Vacuum Corporation do for the industry? We remanufacture pumps. That’s probably the core of our business, but that’s changing because of...

Q&A with Heat Treat 21 attendees

HEAT TREAT 2021 is scheduled to hit St. Louis, Missouri, September 14-16. The show will bring thousands of industry experts and insiders to the...

Q&A with Tim Donofrio

Can-Eng Furnaces was recently awarded two contracts for its high-capacity line of mesh belt fastener heat treatment systems. What made this system ideal for...

Q&A with Chuck Faulkner

What makes attending Heat Treat 2021 an important activity for heat treaters? ASM Heat Treat 2021 is one of the premier events globally for the...

Q&A with Tom Schulz

What makes the L&L model XLE214 floor standing box furnace ideal for the aerospace industry? L&L Special Furnace has grown to establish a major...

Q&A with Steve Mueller

Now that you are with Linde, what’s a typical day like for you? We (Praxair) merged with Linde, and we are now all under the...

Q&A with Joe Grein

Tell our readers a little bit about Thermalogic. At Thermalogic, we’re celebrating our 50th year in business this year. We were founded in 1971 in...

Q&A with Turgay Ozan

Busch Vacuum Solutions USA, one of the largest manufacturers of vacuum pumps, blowers, compressors, and systems, has acquired Jennings Associates Inc., a distributor for...

Q&A with Andrew Bassett

You recently launched your Aerospace Compliance Software. How does it work? Aerospace Compliance Software is a brainchild of ours. The software eliminates human errors of...

Q&A with John Niggle

What’s a typical week like for you at Pelican Wire? Pelican is a custom wire manufacturer, and for that reason, it is a little difficult...

Q&A with Stephen Harris

Tell us about the new Bodycote Elgin, Illinois, facility. When did it become fully operational? We are very pleased to announce that our brand-new Elgin...

Q&A with Andrew Storey

What’s a typical week like for you? I’m the technical person who works on a specific group of products on the sales side of...

Q&A with Trevor Jones

As a quick refresher, remind our readers of Solar Manufacturing’s role in the heat-treat industry? Solar Manufacturing is a premier vacuum furnace manufacturer that specializes...

Q&A with Shlok Sundaresh

What is your role at TS USA? I joined TS USA, HEF Group, in 2014 as a process engineer for its Springfield, Ohio, facility. As...

Q&A with Tom Morrison

When did you make the decision to take FNA virtual? Our Executive Committee has been meeting weekly since April when COVID-19 really started to take...

Q&A with Raymond Daniel Noble

Noble is expanding its services. In what way are you expanding? We’ve been working on a service expansion called Noble 1-Stop. We have begun working...

Q&A with Jeff Opitz

Tell us about GraphiteInsulation.com? GraphiteInsulation.com is a vehicle for us to narrow our focus to graphite insulating products, mostly used for vacuum heat treatment...

Q&A with Robert Antolik

What’s a typical day like for you at Applied Test Systems (ATS)? Things have changed quite a bit lately due to COVID-19. But, in general,...

Q&A with Michael Hager

What’s a typical day like for you at Verder Scientific/Carbolite Gero? Our office here in North America is primarily focused on sales, technical support, and...

Q&A with Greg Jennings

What’s a typical day like for you at Wisconsin Oven? My typical day is quite a bit of fun. I’ve got three kids, and it’s...

Q&A with Chris Stevens

What’s a typical day like for you at Dalton Electric? It starts and ends with our customers. Our value proposition to our Dalton users is...

Q&A with Justin Sims

Who is Dante Solutions, and what do you do with the company? Dante Solutions is an engineering company with a main focus on improving heat...

QA with Raymond Daniel Noble

What are your duties with Noble Industrial Furnace? What is your typical day? My duties include, but are not limited to, oversight of design and...

Q&A with Jeff Marshall

What does MHV do for the heat-treat industry? We make our customers more competitive, which is good both for the customers and for the industry...

Q&A with Heat Treat 2019 attendees

HEAT TREAT 2019, is scheduled to hit Detroit, Michigan, October 15–17. The show will bring thousands of industry experts and insiders to the motor...

Q&A with David Wolff

What’s a typical day like for you at Nel Hydrogen? I’m in field sales and work with customers to make sure their process needs that...

Q&A with Adam Jacobson

What’s a typical day like for you at JN Machinery? We’re a small company, so, it really depends on what’s going on as far as...

Q&A with Steve Mueller

What does Praxair do for the heat-treat industry? Praxair produces and sells industrial gases, such as nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, and helium. Our main focus for...

Q&A with Eric Ford

What does Graphite Metallizing Corporation do for the heat-treat industry? Graphite Metallizing Corporation makes a product called Graphalloy. It’s basically a graphite/metal alloy, that we...

Q&A with Matthias Pascher

What is your role at Buehler? I am the product manager for our hardness testing equipment within Buehler. Buehler is a global supplier of apparatus for...
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