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Ipsen Ships a Custom-Built Global Vertical Heat-Treating System to the West Coast

Ipsen recently shipped a Global Vertical (GV) vacuum furnace with 6-bar gas quenching to a commercial heat treater on the West Coast. The GV...

Ajax Tocco Announces New General Manager of Aftermarket Sales

Ajax Tocco Magnethermic introduces Joe Hawkins as general manager of aftermarket sales. Hawkins brings over 20 years of induction melting and heating expertise to...

Houghton International Launches Advanced Fluid Monitor and Control Systems

Houghton International, a global leader in metalworking fluids and services, has launched two new fluid equipment solutions that provide manufacturers with significantly greater control...

5ME Demonstrates Cryogenic Machining Technology at IMTS

5ME® will showcase its cryogenic technology and production management software with high-profile partners at IMTS on September 12-17, joining forces with Mazak, Okuma, FFG...

FabTech 2016 Offers Education Programming with Industry-Leading Speakers

FabTech 2016, North America’s largest collaboration of technology, equipment, and knowledge in the metal forming, fabricating, welding, and finishing industries, has scheduled a comprehensive...

CAN-ENG Furnaces Contracted to Manufacture a Rotary Furnace for Weber Metals

CAN-ENG Furnaces International Limited has been contracted to design, manufacture, and commission a rotary furnace system for the heating and hot working of titanium...

Bodycote Opens New Heat Treatment Facility in South Carolina

Ron Adams (center), sales director, Aerospace, Defense & Energy (HT) – East Region, meets with the South Carolina Department of Commerce delegation, including...

Grieve 2000°F Gas-Fired, Heavy-Duty Furnace

No. 1042 is a 2000°F (1093°C) gas-fired heavy-duty furnace from Grieve, currently being used for heat treating at its customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of...

Aerospace Testing & Pyrometry Receives Accreditation for New Lab

Aerospace Testing & Pyrometry Inc. recently announced that the company has successfully completed the additional scope accreditation to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005, “General...

Roger Jones Nominated to ASM Board of Trustees

Roger Jones, corporate president of Solar Atmospheres, was nominated as a trustee on the ASM International Board of Trustees effective October 2016. The board...

GKN Sinter Metals Wins Award at Powdermet 2016

Auburn Hills, Michigan-based GKN Sinter Metals recently won the grand prize in the automotive and transmission category at the Powdermet 2016 International Conference on...

Solar Manufacturing and Graphite Machining Develop a New Material

Graphite Machining, Inc. (GMI) in Topton, Pennsylvania, and Solar Manufacturing in Souderton, Pennsylvania, have been cooperating for the past year on the development and...

Hybrid Forging: Advances in Open Die and Closed Die Forging

Today’s high-strength material users are increasingly obliged by everyday economic and competitive realities to seek alternatives to their current manufacturing processes. The reality that...

Single-Piece, High-Volume, and Low-Distortion Case Hardening of Gears

Global output of the automotive industry reached 86 million vehicles in 2014. Each vehicle is fitted with a transmission gearbox (see Figure 1). Ninety...

Detrimental Effects of Sulfur on Transverse Impact Properties in Steel Forgings

Anyone who has supplied or processed forgings for the power generation, oil and gas, or shipbuilding industries, among others, is familiar with Charpy impact...

Carburizing and Nitriding Treatment Modeling

(Photo courtesy of Advanced Heat Treat Corp.) Carburizing and nitriding treatments have the same goal: increase hardness on the surface while keeping the core ductility....

Thermal Process Modeling

Thermal process modeling has been a hot topic in the heat treating community over the past few years. The project conducted by ASM International...

Carbon Diffusion and Carburizing Parameter Selection

Although carburizing is a complicated process, it can be broken down into two main steps: carbon generation in the furnace and carbon diffusion into...

Furnace Doors

No matter the configuration, single or multi-chamber vacuum, batch integral quench, continuous, or even pits — an item that all furnaces have in common...

Q&A with George Barbour

Please tell us a little about Heavy Carbon Co. The company began in 1995 as an idea for carburizing steel at a cleaner, faster rate...

AFC-Holcroft

Now part of AICHELIN Group, AFC-Holcroft looks forward to combining its long-standing traditions with an innovative future to continue providing heat treating solutions to...

Heat Treating Education

In a recent paper by Janusz Kowalewski of Ipsen at the 3rd International Conference on Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering in Automotive Applications held...
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