Home January/February 2018
Selecting Industrial Vacuum Pumps
An analytical guide to the down-select process.
Reliable Vacuum Supply for Plasma Nitriding
Plasma nitriding is becoming more and more important for heat treatment.
Understanding gas composition
Evaluating furnace atmospheres for proper gas composition is the key to desired performance results
Distortion during heating
Minimizing distortion involves more than just optimizing cooling
Carbon: Essential element or too much of a good thing
52100: Simple, yet it embraces carbon’s two-way benefit to steel
Handling temperature variations
Four essential maintenance steps for preserving temperature uniformity in your atmosphere furnace
Q&A with Rick Diekman
Owner and President of Controlled Thermal Processing, Inc.
Vacuum Pump Services Corporation
Vacuum Pump Services offers quality vacuum pump repair, rebuilds, and reconditioning with customer satisfaction its main goal.
Cryogenic process and application to ferrous alloy
Cryogenics or sub-zero treatment is the third parameter required to achieve maximum hardness in ferrous alloys.