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Solar Manufacturing joins forces with MetalPro Resources

Solar Manufacturing announced MetalPro Resources will assume the role of sales representative for the states of Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. MetalPro Resources consists of...

Heat work to the fore

Sporting its new tagline — Enabling a Clean, Efficient & Electrified Future — the highly regarded Ceramics Expo will once again head for Cleveland’s...

Surface stress is key in rolling contact fatigue

Most bearing failures can be attributed to some form of rolling contact fatigue. Many factors influence rolling contact fatigue, but two main factors are...

L&L ships furnaces for hot forming, tempering

L&L Special Furnace Co, Inc. shipped two furnaces to a manufacturer of medical implant components in the northeastern United States. The furnaces are a floor...

AHT now Nadcap® accredited for gas and ion nitriding

Advanced Heat Treat Corp., a recognized leader in heat-treat services and metallurgical solutions, announced that it has added gas nitriding to its Nadcap® accreditation....

Troubleshooting induction hardening problems: Part 1

Induction hardening is a unique method used to harden steels. The process uses a power supply, RF generator, induction coil, and quenching mechanism (spray...

Milacron aids career development at AIM with equipment 

Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion is enabling career development in the plastics industry by delivering a 55-ton Milacron-FANUC Roboshot with iMFLUX technologies to the...

QuesTek Innovations announces joint venture

QuesTek Innovations LLC has long been known as a creator of new materials and metal alloys to meet user-defined properties for applications in aerospace,...

ASME offers reduced partial-year rate for new members

Join ASME by May 30 and enjoy access to all of its valuable member benefits at a reduced partial-year rate, plus receive a free...

Gasbarre has orders for three batch steam treaters

Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems recently received three separate orders for batch steam treating equipment. The batch steam treaters produce an oxide layer that promotes...

Learn from the best with educational offerings from IHEA

Process Heating Education Online IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course continues to provide an excellent overview of the essential areas used...

Abbott gets order for stainless steel brazing furnace

Abbott Furnace Company reports that a diversified global automotive supplier, focused on metal forming, aluminum casting, fluid systems, and flexible assemblies to help automakers...

Willingness to change course leads to satisfying career

Editor’s note: Beginning with the March issue of Thermal Processing, we added Tony Tenaglier, a heat treat process engineer at Hitchiner Manufacturing, as a...

Abbott Furnace receives order for calcine furnace

A multinational corporation that specializes in producing chemicals and precious metals and operating in more than 30 countries worldwide has placed an order with...

Q&A with Michael Hager

What’s a typical day like for you at Verder Scientific/Carbolite Gero? Our office here in North America is primarily focused on sales, technical support, and...

Metal Treating Institute

Heat treating is an important and essential part of so many industries, that it only made sense that heat-treaters would see the need to...

Spectroscopic study of plasma nitrocarburizing processes with an industrial-scale carbon active screen

The active screen plasma nitrocarburizing technology is an improvement of conventional plasma nitrocarburizing by providing a homogeneous temperature distribution within the workload and reducing...

AMPM2020 technical program available ahead of conference

The program for the Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy Conference (AMPM2020) is now available. Metal additive manufacturing (AM) is one of the powder metallurgy...

International Tungsten2020 set for June

The 10th International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory & Hardmaterials (Tungsten2020) program is now available. Since the conference was last held in 2014, explosive developments...

Blue M Ships mechanical convection ovens

Thermal Product Solutions, a global manufacturer of thermal-processing equipment, has shipped three Blue M mechanical convection ovens to a company in the semiconductor industry. These...

Tradeshows canceled, rescheduled due to COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, several tradeshows originally scheduled for spring have been forced to cancel or reschedule. WorldPM2020 Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF) canceled the...

AFC-Holcroft names new managing director for relocated European operations

AFC-Holcroft, headquartered in Wixom, Michigan, United States, will be moving its European satellite office, presently located in Delémont, Switzerland, to Swiebodzin, Poland. The move was...

Seco QC modular toolholder simplifies Swiss-style machining

Seco Tools has introduced a modular toolholder system for manufacturers seeking to improve their productivity with Swiss-style machining. The system enables fast, easy, and repeatable...

Can-Eng chosen for two large-capacity heat-treatment furnaces

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. was recently contracted to engineer and commission two large-capacity heat-treatment furnaces. The furnaces are for a global producer of highly engineered...

Bodycote completes acquisition of Ellison Surface Technologies

Bodycote, the world’s largest provider of heat treatments and specialist thermal processing services, is has completed the acquisition of Ellison Surface Technologies. The acquisition creates...
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