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Heat Treating, Furnaces, and Unintended Consequences

A few decades ago, my involvement with depleted uranium (DU) began in the metallurgical R&D department, developing program logic to heat treat DU in...

Vacuum Furnace Leaks

The process of finding leaks in your vacuum heat-treating system can sometimes be a lengthy process. However, a deeper understanding of best practices for...

Q&A with Joe Stambaugh

Pease tell us a little about your background and company. My education was in electromechanical technologies. I have spent my 40-year career working in the...

Wisconsin Oven Corporation

Most ordinary people may never realize the impact Wisconsin Oven has on every aspect of their daily lives. But from the time they pull themselves...

Computerized Design of Straight Bevel Gears with Optimized Profiles for Forging, Molding, or 3D...

Straight-tooth bevel gears are the simplest type of bevel gears that can be used for power transmission between intersecting shafts. They are commonly referred...

Gas Nitriding of Titanium

Interest in solution gas nitriding and diffusion of nitrogen into the surface of titanium alloys as a means to inhibit adhesive wear (galling) while...

Infrared Temperature Measurement Theory and Application

An infrared thermometer measures temperature by detecting the infrared energy emitted by all materials at temperatures above absolute zero, (zero degrees Kelvin). The most...

Effects of the Composition of Ca-Rich Inclusions on Tool Wear Mechanisms During the Hard-Turning...

This study describes the influence of the steel characteristics of Ca-treated carburizing steel grades during hard part turning of synchronizing rings in gearbox production....

The Right Prepared Atmosphere

Furnace atmospheres are critical to meeting metallurgical specifications defined by control processes. The makeup of a furnace’s atmosphere in the heat-treating process varies based...

Coupling Alloy and Process Selection

Combining both alloying and processing into a single strategy to achieve a desired level of performance sounds like a simple concept, but can be...

Baker Furnace Moves to New Facility in California

Baker Furnace has announced the relocation of its facility to Brea, California. The new 40,000-square-foot building will allow the company to continue its commitment...

PWR Performance Products Installs Controlled Atmosphere Brazing at Its U.S. Racing Facility

Expanding its plant capacity, PWR Performance Products adds a Seco/Warwick Controlled Atmosphere Brazing (CAB) System to manufacturer high-performance aluminum heat exchangers. “The addition of this...

Lindberg/MPH Ships Atmosphere Box Furnace for Research and Development

The maximum temperature rating for this furnace is 1,100°C and has a work chamber of 36" W x 48" D x 36" H making...

Ipsen Shipped 25 Furnaces in Q4, Concluding a Record Year

Ipsen wrapped up a record year by shipping 25 furnaces during the last three months of 2016. With destinations in six countries and 13...

Heavy Carbon Awarded Patent for Method of Carburizing

On January 10, 2017, the United States Patent and Trademark Office awarded patent number 9,540,721 to George Barbour, president of Heavy Carbon Company, for...

Vacuum Pump Services Corp. Appoints New President

Vacuum Pump Services Corp. (VPS), a new company established July 2016, has appointed Robert Sandora Sr. as president, effective February 2017. VPS is in...

Premier Furnace/BeaverMatic Manufactures a Double-Pallet Forge Furnace for a Major Aerospace Supplier

An existing Premier Furnace/BeaverMatic customer purchased its first double-pallet forge furnace. The furnace will be used for pre-heating and heat-treating rolled rings. It is...
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