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Midwest manufacturer buys complete AFC-Holcroft batch austemper facility

A major Midwestern U.S. supplier of agricultural and lawn equipment has recently purchased a complete batch austemper facility from AFC-Holcroft. The complete line consists of...

Quenching: A long and varied history

There have been many myths concerning the quenchants used by ancient blacksmiths in the heat treatment of swords and knives. Various liquids have been...

Preventing oxidation in the manufacturing of copper-titanium alloys

Due to their resistant and highly conductive properties, copper-titanium alloys become increasingly important in the field of industrially manufactured electrical components such as connectors,...

Diffusion bonded printed circuit heat exchangers for severe environments

Traditional plate or shell and tube heat exchangers have long been used in processing industries. Today, however, with many new applications involving high pressures,...

Make sure you have these conferences on the calendar

European Conference on Heat Treatment/IFHTSE 27th Congress Wyndham Grand Salzburg Conference Center Salzburg, Austria  |  September 5-8, 2022 Sponsored by ASMET, the Austrian Society for Metallurgy and...

Stress evolution during quench hardening of steel

Quench hardening of steel components involves complex, nonintuitive phenomena, particularly as it relates to the dimensional changes and stresses induced. Figure 1 shows a...

Turkish company buys second Nitrex furnace

Yazici Transfer Makina company will add a second Nitrex turnkey nitrocarburizing system to its Istanbul facility as a way to increase the manufacturing capacity...

Advanced Heat Treat hires Chris Williams as new sales manager

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a recognized leader in heat treat services and metallurgical solutions, announced Chris Williams has joined the company as its...

Ipsen USA provides Turbo2 Treater for Italian heat treater

Ipsen recently installed the second Turbo2Treater vacuum furnace at Temprasud, a commercial heat treater in Fresagrandinaria, Italy. “With the addition of this vacuum-hardening and low-pressure...

Vastex offers EconoRed III high-capacity oven

A new EconoRed ER-III-30 high-capacity oven from Vastex Industrial is said to cure composites, thermoset plastics, adhesives, and epoxies at high rates, in a...

Can-Eng to deliver second mesh belt furnace line

Can-Eng Furnaces International, Ltd. has recently been awarded a contract to deliver a second high-capacity mesh belt heat treatment furnace line to a commercial...

Q&A with John Ludeman

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT) recently renewed its Nadcap accreditation in heat treating. What makes the Nadcap accreditation important to what AHT does? Nadcap is...

Thermal engineering sector has new event for industries

Thermal Management Expo, the only free-to-attend exhibition and conference dedicated to the thermal management sector, will be August 30-31 in Cleveland, Ohio. Co-located with Ceramics...

Safety considerations when quenching with oil or salt

In this column, we will consider safety aspects of quenching with oil or molten salt. Heat treating is a manufacturing process where the goal is...

Ambrell Corporation

Induction heating can be used for a vast array of applications, but what may be surprising is that list continues to constantly grow. If...

L&L receives order for two retort box furnaces for CMC use

L&L Special Furnace Co., Inc. has received an order for two atmosphere-controlled retort box furnaces used for de-bindering ceramic composite matrix parts (CMC), along...

IHEA education coming this fall – Learn from the best

This fall, the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) will offer its Combustion Seminar and Safety Standards and Codes Seminar in Indianapolis, Indiana, October 3-4,...

Seco/Vacuum moves into larger quarters to accommodate its growing business

Seco/Vacuum, a Seco/Warwick Group company, moved its office and shop to a new space. After their fifth year in the North American market, they decided it...

Armil CFS launches new furnace product

Armil CFS introduces the Tru-Forge™ slot forge furnace, a pre-engineered gas-fired furnace with a temperature range of 1,500°F -2,450°F. The furnace is fired by high-velocity...

Bodycote to showcase advanced thermal solutions at the Farnborough Airshow

Bodycote will be exhibiting at the return of the Farnborough International Airshow after a four-year COVID-19 interrupted show delay. As a leading supplier of thermal...

SteelAsia chooses Tenova for its green technology to promote sustainability

Tenova and SteelAsia Manufacturing Corporation recently inked a partnership for Consteel® Evolution, a state-of-the-art low-impact technology for steel manufacturing. It will be the first of...

Magnetic Shields Ltd orders third Solar Manufacturing vacuum furnace

Magnetic Shields Limited (MSL) of Kent, United Kingdom has selected Solar Manufacturing to supply a Mentor® Pro vacuum furnace to MSL’s subsidiary, MSL Heat...
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