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TPS Ships Gruenberg Truck-In Oven to a Pet-Care Company

Thermal Product Solutions, a global manufacturer of thermal-processing equipment, recently shipped a truck-in oven to a pet-care company to heat-treat steel and glass. The truck-in...

Light-weighting automotive suspension component manufacturer expands production

Can-Eng Furnaces International Limited was recently awarded a contract from a leading North American manufacturer of forged aluminum suspension components. This project reflects...

A Short Guide on Water Vapor

Water vapor (e.g., excessive retained humidity) is the most commonplace enemy of vacuum furnaces. In fact, it is the No. 1 threat to everyday...

Solar Atmospheres Adds a New Climate-Controlled Room

After surviving one of the hottest and most humid summer seasons on record, Solar Atmospheres of Western PA decided to construct a climate-controlled environment...

Wisconsin Oven ships electrically heated batch core forming oven

Wisconsin Oven Corporation shipped an electrically heated batch core forming oven to a leader in the composites industry. This composite curing oven will be...

Case Hardening Basics: Nitrocarburizing vs. Carbonitriding

Confusion surrounding the case-hardening techniques of nitrocarburizing and carbonitriding prove the point that it's easy to get lost in the nomenclature behind heat-treating processes. That...

Grieve Offers Gas-Fired Furnace and Walk-In Oven

No. 852 is an 850°F (454°C), high-temperature walk-in oven from Grieve, used for heat treating and baking varnish at the customer's facility. Workspace dimensions...

ThermTech expands existing Ipsen atmosphere furnace line to meet increased demand

ThermTech runs its equipment 24/6, 360 days a year. As the economy continues to pick up, it needed to expand its existing Ipsen atmosphere...

Case Study: Conrad Kacsik and Modern Industries

Modern Industries, one of the largest heat-treating facilities in Pennsylvania, has seen its share of equipment come and go since its beginning 71 years...

Premier/BeaverMatic Receives Order for IQF Furnace Line

Premier Furnace Specialists/BeaverMatic received an order for a complete (IQF) furnace line for a repeat BeaverMatic customer in the oil-field related industry. This order...

Linde and Praxair sign business combination agreement

Linde AG and Praxair, Inc. recently announced the companies have entered into a definitive business combination agreement (BCA) to come together under a new...

Tenney Space Simulation System Shipped to a Logistics Company

Thermal Product Solutions, a global manufacturer of environmental testing equipment, recently shipped a Tenney environmental vacuum/temperature space simulation system to a logistics company. The...

Thermcraft’s chamber furnaces can be used in almost all types of thermal processing

Thermcraft manufacturers box type chamber furnaces for use in nearly all types of thermal processing and heat-treating applications. This pair of twin box furnaces will...

Lindberg/MPH Ships Large Chamber Utility Box Furnace

Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of an electrically heated, large chamber utility box furnace to an automotive supplier. The furnace will be used for batch...

HarbisonWalker International announces CEO transition

HarbisonWalker International (HWI), the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the U.S., recently announced Stephen Delo will retire as chairman and chief...

Automotive Supplier Expands Salt-Quenching Capabilities

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd. was recently awarded a contract to design and build a 1,500 lb/hr mesh-belt furnace system for the austenitizing and molten...

Fastener Company Orders Mesh Belt Heat-Treatment System

Can-Eng Furnaces International Ltd recently was awarded a contract to design and supply a mesh belt heat-treat system with a production capacity of 4,000...

GF Machining Solutions Launches New Apprenticeship Program

GF Machining Solutions in Lincolnshire launched its "learn and earn" apprenticeship program with the signing of its first official candidate during the company's Solutions...

TPS ships Tenney vacuum drying ovens to medical device manufacturer

Thermal Product Solutions, a global manufacturer of thermal-processing equipment, announced the shipment of five Tenney Vacuum Drying Ovens to a medical device manufacturer. The...

Carbolite Gero Furnaces can be used for graphitization

Carbolite Gero offers a range of furnaces up to 3,000 °C that are suitable for the various requirements of graphitization. Heat treatment up to 3,000...

Anatomy of a Heat-Treating System

Ninety-eight 600-pound trays are in continuous process, 13 are in the pre-process queue, nine preheating, 14 in the boost carb, eight in the diffusion...

Company Profile: Lindberg/MPH

Lindberg/MPH has been around for over 100 years. During that century, it has changed hands and names, but since it became part of Thermal...

Getting Control — Let’s Start with PID

It does not matter what thermal treatment work piece requires, proper control is the foundation for repeatability and quality processing. For heat-treating processes, there...

Determining Austenite Grain Size

Grain size is a critical metallurgical characteristic, significantly influencing design parameters such as strength and toughness. Austenite grain size (often referenced to as prior-austenite...

Q&A with Daniel Reardon

What is Abbott Furnace's mission? Our mission is to be the market leader in the design, production, and service of continuous process industrial furnaces. And...
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