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January 2022

Solar Atmospheres adds furnace to reclaim titanium and tantalum

A new installation incorporates Solar Manufacturing’s latest and most advanced vacuum furnace technology, aimed at safety and efficiency. The Solar Atmospheres Souderton, Pennsylvania, facility commissioned...

Effect of heat and cryogenic treatment on wear and toughness of HSS AISI M2

Despite the promising results obtained with cryogenic treatment of tool steels, there are still contradictions regarding its benefits, and there is no consensus regarding...

The impact of complete lubricant removal on the mechanical properties and production of PM...

The greatest hurdle in the production of powder metal components is lubricant removal. Over the years, equipment and processes have been developed to aid...

Q&A with Peter Caine

What is your role with HeatTek and what’s a typical week like? My position at HeatTek is director of Custom Products. Our custom products division...

Vacuum heat treating and aluminum alloys

This study investigated the interface morphology, microstructure composition, and connection strength of 7A52 aluminum alloy-Al2O3 ceramic brazed joints under heat-treatment conditions. Alumina ceramics were...

Compatibility of polymer quenchants with metals, seals

In this column, I will discuss the compatibility of polymer quenchants and materials used in the construction of quench tanks, heat exchangers, and pump...

Deadline approaching for ECHT2022 conference abstract submissions

Abstract submission deadline is January 31, 2022, for the 27th IFHTSE Congress in Salzburg, Austria, September 5-8, 2022, at the Wyndham Grand Salzburg Conference...

Buehler

For 85 years, Buehler has been at the forefront in the field of materials analysis, offering state-of-the art materials preparation and analysis equipment, as...

Cruise into 2022: IHEA’s annual meeting sets sail in March

IHEA is in full preparation mode for the 2022 Annual Meeting aboard Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas. This will be the third time...

Set company goals that engage employees daily

It’s a new year. A chance to start fresh. A chance to set the entire year’s goals for yourself, the department you work for,...

Delta H names new director of sales to management team

Delta H Technologies has appointed Rosanne Brunello as the company’s new director of sales. The announcement comes as the company concludes another record year...

CCAI Finishing Education Foundation national scholarship program

The Chemical Coaters Association International Finishing Education Foundation (CCAIFEF) is now accepting applications for the 2022 Matt Heuertz Scholarship Program. Over the past several years,...

G-M Enterprises makes market launch under Nitrex banner

Nitrex, a global provider of fully integrated surface treatment solutions, announced that G-M Enterprises will be making its official market debut under the Nitrex banner as...

Maker of power transmission components orders from Seco/Warwick

A Toronto Canada-based manufacturer has ordered a new vacuum tempering/gas nitriding furnace from Seco/Vacuum, a Seco/Warwick Group company. The partner, a manufacturer of flight-critical helicopter...

Solar finds impressive results with new sintering vacuum furnace

Solar Atmospheres of Western PA has found good results with a retrofitted vacuum furnace for use in a new metal injection molding (MIM) and...
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