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SECO/WARWICK Allied Pvt. Ltd. has installed single chamber vacuum hardening furnace with high pressure...

The Vector™line furnace with high-pressure gas quench facility is ideally suitable for Vacuum Hardening in an oxygen free environment. Heating can be performed in...

A Time-Compressed Numerical Approach for Thermal Analysis of Preheating Process in Powder Metallurgy

Introduction Recent developments have been made in the field of powder metallurgy of materials to obtain advanced properties as compared to conventional manufacturing of materials...

Ipsen Kicks Off 2015 With Comprehensive Heat Treatment Course

Ipsen recently held their first Ipsen U class of 2015 in Cherry Valley, Illinois, allowing attendees to start the year with a broad overview...

Stress Generation in an Axle Shaft during Induction Hardening

Introduction Induction hardening of steel components offers a fast heating rate, high efficiency, and the ability to heat locally. Induction hardening is a highly nonlinear...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Special Vertical Airflow Cabinet Oven from Grieve

No. 814 is a 500ºF (260ºC), electrically-heated cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for various plastic and metal part heat treating operations at the...

True Carbon Potential

The relationship between a carbon-rich atmosphere and its effects on low-carbon steel are well known. The evolution of carburizing led to in-situ monitoring of...

Mark Saline Joins Sinterite / C.I. Hayes as General Manager

Gasbarre Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Saline as General Manager of Sinterite and C.I. Hayes. Mark is an accomplished...

Materials Selection for Induction Hardening Processes

Induction hardening is the most common technique of the various types of applied energy processing. It uses alternating current that induces a magnetic field...

U. S. Steel Announces Construction of EAF And Tubular Products Coupling Facility in Alabama

United States Steel Corporation announced two capital investment projects valued at a total of $277.5 million.  The first capital project is the construction of...

Intensive Quenching Calls For Very High Cooling Rates Part 2

Intensive quenching (IQ) is defined as cooling, usually using pure water, at a rate several times higher than the rate of conventional quenching. Fast,...

ASM International Convenes Discussion to Advance the Goals of the Materials Genome Initiative

A workshop report released by ASM International, Materials Park, Ohio through its Computational Materials Data Network outlined actions that professional societies can take to...

Enhanced Properties of 17-7 PH Stainless Steel

Background Precipitation-hardening (PH) stainless steel grade 17-7 PH is classified as a semiaustenitic stainless steel used extensively in aerospace and finding new applications in the...

Cypress and Spansion complete $5 billion merger

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., San Jose, Calif., and Spansion Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., have closed the merger of the two companies in an all-stock, tax-free transaction...

Q&A with Brian Russell

Q: Tell me a little about the history of Dry Coolers, Inc. We started in 1985 to provide cooling water solutions for heat treating equipment—for...

Solar Atmospheres Renews Sikorsky Aircraft Approval

Solar Atmospheres, Inc. announced that it has renewed an approved supplier status with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation with a 2-year certification.  Solar is approved to...

INEX Inc.

When using conventional metal-alloy radiant tubes, failure is not just possible — it’s a certainty. It’s a costly reality that has long plagued heat treaters...

Carbolite Gero Representation in North America

The recent merger of Carbolite GmbH, the German sales organization of the British company Carbolite Ltd., and Gero Hochtemperaturöfen GmbH into Carbolite Gero GmbH...

Controlling Distortion in Heat Treatment Through Press Quenching

Introduction Press quenching is a specialized quenching technique that may be utilized to minimize the distortion of complex geometrical components during heat treatment1. Distortion is...

Ajax TOCCO Supplies Induction Heater for FBE Coating System at L.B. Foster

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic recently shipped a 4,500 kW, 12 pulse, Pacer II induction heating system to the L.B. Foster Coated Products pipe coating facility...

Producing Quality Parts in an Atmosphere Furnace: How to Optimize Your Quenching and...

Throughout the manufacturing process, heat treatment is consistently viewed as a critical step for adding value to the parts produced. A part expensively manufactured...
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