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Heating with natural gas

It’s no secret that the heat treating industry is one of the major recipients of the impact when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Heat Treat Doctor Publishes Second Volume on Atmosphere Heat Treatment

Dan Herring’s latest book, Atmosphere Heat Treatment, Volume II, focuses on furnace atmospheres, quenching practices, testing, safety, conservation, maintenance, and specification compliance. Together with...

Q&A with Dennis Beauchesne

When was vacuum carburizing introduced? The process has been around since the 1960s. Vacuum carburizing enables more precise control of case depth and microstructure than...

Industry Veteran Appointed Senior Vice President of Houghton and President of Global Metals

Houghton International Inc., a global leader in metalworking fluids and services, announced the appointment of Marcello Boldrini as senior vice president of Houghton International...

Specialty Steel Treating Inc.

Specialty Steel Treating (SST) was founded by Donald Cox in 1956 in Warren, Michigan, and began operations in a 4,000-square-foot plant with one furnace....

Inductive Fixture Hardening and Tempering Process for Dimensionally Accurate Parts

Automobile manufacturers increasingly require components with greater accuracy for use in sophisticated applications. To meet these increased requirements, press hardening was developed, and there...

Nitrocarburizing Gears Using the ZeroFlow Method in Large-Volume Production

Retort-based nitriding and ferritic nitrocarburizing have been around a long time. Modern day challenges include providing known, repeatable hardness and surface case structures with...

Ion Nitriding of Ferrous and Titanium Alloys for Gear Applications

Thermochemical surface engineering is effective in improving the performance of various gears made of ferrous alloys . The cost of machining typical gears during...

Advanced Robotics Combined with Eddy Current Testing Offers Verification Methods for Heat-Treated Gears

Eddy current is a nondestructive testing technique proven for use in heat treatment and material structure verification. Modern multifrequency eddy current instruments can test...

Optimizing Case-Depth Uniformity in the Vacuum Carburizing Process

Over the past few decades, the vacuum carburizing process has been proven to produce superior part quality. In addition, the use of vacuum technology...

Control technology

There are many demands for precision manufacturing of steel components. Heat treatment is a critical step in nearly all manufacturing processes to achieve required...

EFD Induction Awarded Orders for Induction Scanners To Harden Sun Gears and Output Shafts

 EFD Induction USA has recently won major orders from two American tier-one automotive suppliers. The orders involve EFD Induction HardLine-type induction scanning systems for...

Hardening and tempering in the same cell

Tempering hardened steels is one of the most important heat treating processes used in part manufacturing. Induction tempering produces hardness and mechanical properties similar...

Solar Atmospheres Launches New Mobile-Friendly Website

Over the past year, Solar Atmospheres has developed a brand-new website focused on better demonstrating its unique capabilities and services in vacuum heat treating,...
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