Thursday, December 1, 2022

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.




In order to give gears the necessary wear properties, those newly manufactured gears need to be heat treated. It takes thermal processing equipment to...


Control of distortion in heat-treated aluminum

In this column, we will discuss controlling the distortion of aluminum heat-treated components. The heat treatment of aluminum (solution heat treatment, quenching and aging) are...


Using welding simulation tools to model WAAM

In its simplest form, additive manufacturing has been used since before the common era where low temperature melting materials such as tin, silver, copper,...


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 benefits of the Nadcap merit process

According to PRI/Nadcap Operating Procedure NOP-1111, suppliers are able to receive something called “Merit.” If your suppliers meet certain criteria, they are able to...


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 in a vacuum furnace. The desire to go to the...


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

Conference updates – plan accordingly

27th IFHTSE-Congress and the European Conference on Heat Treatment 2022 The detailed program of events, including more than 100 papers in 16 sessions with five...

IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating starts October 24

IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course has been a successful source of high-level learning for those in the industrial heat-processing industry...


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