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July/August 2018

You can’t overlook the process

Cycle verification identifies thermal nonconformance, ensures deviation from requirements is reported

The metallurgical R&D laboratory

Remembering old-school lab work is a blast from the past

Residual stress evaluation in bearings

Lingering stress is not easily identified during production, but has a direct impact on wear performance and fatigue life

Is there a furnace problem?

That question is much easier to answer if you learn the indicators, alarms, switches

IHEA conducts technical seminars in conjunction with Furnaces North America

IHEA conducts technical seminars in conjunction with Furnaces North America

Q&A with Bob Fouquette

Chief Engineer with Custom Electric Manufacturing Co.

Metallurgical High Vacuum Corporation

Sophisticated engineering, custom applications
With a full-service machine shop and expert skillsets, Metallurgical High Vacuum Corporation has provided customers with quality vacuum pump rebuilds for more than 35 years.

Getting the thermal treat results you want

How aggressive quenching and other drivers lead to high performance

Gas carburization techniques

A comparison of conventional and accelerated methods for surface hardening

Induction hardening of cast irons

The success in induction hardening of cast irons and repeatability of obtained results are greatly affected by a potential variation of matrix carbon content.

Solar Manufacturing breaks ground on new Sellersville Facility

Solar Manufacturing, Inc. began a new chapter in its history recently with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new manufacturing facility at the Sellersville Business...

Diablo Furnaces’ Glogowski completes pyrometry course

Diablo Furnaces’ Burk Glogowski has completed the pyrometry course by PRI and is certified to conduct SAT and TUS evaluations based on NADCAP Interpretation...

E Instruments offers E8500 Plus portable emissions analyzer

E Instruments’ new E8500 Plus emissions analyzer is a complete portable tool for EPA compliance level emissions monitoring and testing. The E8500 Plus is...

Dr. Valery Rudnev receives two prestigious heat-treating awards

Dr. Valery Rudnev was recognized during the opening ceremony of the American Society for Materials (ASM International) Thermal Processing in Motion conference. Rudnev, director...

Wisconsin Oven ships walk-in industrial oven

Wisconsin Oven Corporation manufactured a natural gas-fired enhanced duty walk-in oven for a transportation technology company. This is a repeat customer for Wisconsin Oven and the industrial...

750°F gas-fired cabinet oven from Grieve

No. 1046 is a 750°F (399°C), gas-fired cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for baking radiator cores at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of...

Metalloinvest picks Tenova to upgrade melt shop

Tenova, a Techint Group company specialized in innovative solutions for the metals and mining industries, has been awarded a contract with Metalloinvest, a leading...

Upgrades and new partnership for Ipsen Ceramics

Ipsen Ceramics recently completed the task of relining the bricks on one of its roller hearth kilns. This re-bricking project brings the kiln’s throughput...

Hemsath joins Seco/Vacuum as director of nitriding

Seco/Vacuum Technologies, LLC (Seco/Vacuum) welcomes Mark Hemsath as director of nitriding and special vacuum furnaces. Hemsath had previously held a position with Seco/Vacuum’s sister...

Debut of CastForge makes Messe Stuttgart glow

CastForge celebrated an impressive debut at the Stuttgart trade fair center. 153 exhibitors from 18 countries (international exhibitors, 61 percent) presented their comprehensive product...

Dave Wolfe to represent Diablo Furnaces to East Coast

Diablo Furnaces announces that Dave Wolfe has recently joined forces with the company as East Coast sales representative for the following states: Connecticut, Delaware,...

Lucifer Furnaces delivers dual chamber furnace

Lucifer Furnaces delivered a dual chamber fiber-lined furnace to a leading manufacturer of punches and dies in North America. The upper chamber of this customized...