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January/February 2018

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.

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