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Solar Manufacturing’s new building gets site inspection

Anticipation is growing, as Solar Manufacturing's new facility is beginning to take shape. With the exterior of the building now fully enclosed, including the...

High-efficiency gas burners make good economic sense

Even though the price of natural gas is currently low, the investment in high-efficiency gas burners makes sense economically. This article discusses different types...

Solar Atmospheres files patent application

Solar Atmospheres, Inc. filed a patent application with the United States Patent Office, application number 15/999,873, for a high-pressure, rapid gas quenching vacuum furnace...

Carburizing today: The secrets to predicting success

Predicting the outcome for today’s various carburizing processes requires different procedures and processes. Carburizing today is performed by two primary processes, at or above atmospheric...

Grieve has 2,200º F electric inert atmosphere furnace

No. 854 is a special high-temperature, 2,200° F electrically-heated, inert atmosphere floor furnace from Grieve, currently used for various heat-treating applications at a customer’s facility. Workspace...

Paulo

The heat-treat industry is, ultimately, a service industry. And the experts at Paulo want to make sure its customers are as successful as possible. “Our...

The future of kiln lining fibers

Lining iron and steel furnaces is critical to extend the life of the furnaces and to protect the purity of the metals being heat...

TMS 2019 annual meeting set for March in Texas

The TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, March 10-14, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas, brings together more than 4,000 engineers, scientists, business leaders, and other...

Compliance via internal procedures

Verification of compliance is two-fold; witnessing operations being performed in accordance with internal procedures. As long as procedures are followed, the challenge in conformance...

Super Systems upgrades American Heat Treating projects

Super Systems, Inc. recently completed two upgrade projects at American Heat Treating in Dayton, Ohio. Controls were upgraded on a Beavermatic integral quench furnace...

Selecting the correct industrial ovens for finishing applications

Finishing is defined as “completing the manufacture or decoration of a material or product by giving it an attractive surface appearance.” In industrial applications,...

At your own pace, in your own space: IHEA offers Fundamentals of Industrial Process...

Registration is open now for IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating Online Learning Course beginning April 15, 2019. The course is ideal for students...

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. adds three gas nitride units

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a recognized leader in heat-treat services and metallurgical solutions, recently announced the arrival of three new gas nitride units...

Q&A with Mike Paponetti

You were recently promoted to Southeast Sales Manager. How does this new position differ from your previous one? In the last position, I was a...

Wisconsin Oven ships thermal clean oven

Wisconsin Oven Corporation recently announced the shipment of an LP gas-fired heavy-duty car bottom oven with fume incinerator to a leader in the oil...

Book on MPIF Standard Test Methods published

A Collection of Powder Characterization Standards for Metal Additive Manufacturing contains nine existing MPIF Standard Test Methods that can be applicable for the characterization...

Hardness scale conversion

The use of hardness testing as a quality control method to check the outcome of a thermal treatment process is a common application of...

Roger A. Jones, FASM, honored as CEO Emeritus

Solar Atmospheres recently awarded the title of CEO Emeritus to Roger A. Jones, FASM. The honorary title was conferred by the company, and announces...

Baker Furnace ships custom waste incineration system

Baker Furnace announced the shipment of a custom waste incineration system to a pollution control company. These incinerators will be used to burn off...

APMI International names 2019 Fellows

Joseph Tunick Strauss and John L. Johnson have been named 2019 Fellow Award recipients by APMI International. APMI International's most prestigious award recognizes APMI members...

Solar Atmospheres of Western PA names regional sales manager

Solar Atmospheres has announced the addition of Timothy C. Fish to its sales team as regional sales manager at Solar Atmospheres of Western PA. As...

Can-Eng commissions mesh belt furnace overseas

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd recently commissioned a continuous mesh belt heat-treat system in Italy. This project in the Piedmont region of Italy was one of...

Grupo TTT in Spain selects Seco/Warwick furnace

Seco/Warwick vacuum heat treatment and brazing system equipped with high-pressure gas quench will be added by Grupo TTT its Bergara, Spain facility. Seco/Warwick's signature pressure...

Allied Mineral Products launches Chinese-language website

Allied Mineral Products has launched a new Chinese-language website. Alliedchina.com, targets the local business market in China while actively engaging existing customers. In Northern China,...
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