The International Manufacturing Technology Show, the largest and longest-running industry trade show in the western hemisphere, will be in Chicago September 12-1Gear Solutions is excited to be a part of this year’s mega-show, and, as part of our commitment to the gear-manufacturing industry, we are showcasing videos from six of our advertisers that highlight what they’ll be bringing to their booths at IMTS.

Click on the video at left to see some amazing technology | To see all of the videos, click here.



Ambrell Corporation

Induction heating can be used for a vast array of applications, but what may be surprising is that list continues to constantly grow. If...


Safety considerations when quenching with oil or salt

In this column, we will consider safety aspects of quenching with oil or molten salt. Heat treating is a manufacturing process where the goal is...


Stress evolution during quench hardening of steel

Quench hardening of steel components involves complex, nonintuitive phenomena, particularly as it relates to the dimensional changes and stresses induced. Figure 1 shows a...


An overview of insulating firebricks

Ceramic refractory materials are useful for the following functions: 1. Serving as a thermal barrier between a hot medium and the wall of a...


The ‘why’ in heat treating is important to operators

Quality is in the details, but what details need the most attention? A good contract review, starting with the purchase order, then the drawing,...


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 basically another level of accreditation that enhances our ability to...


Learn more about some of the companies who exhibited at Heat Treat 2021.

Make sure you have these conferences on the calendar

European Conference on Heat Treatment/IFHTSE 27th Congress Wyndham Grand Salzburg Conference Center Salzburg, Austria  |  September 5-8, 2022 Sponsored by ASMET, the Austrian Society for Metallurgy and...

IHEA education coming this fall – Learn from the best

This fall, the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) will offer its Combustion Seminar and Safety Standards and Codes Seminar in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 3-4,...


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