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Tenney Environmental ships refurbished space simulator to aerospace industry

Tenney Environmental, a division of Thermal Product Solutions, announced the shipment of a refurbished space simulator to the aerospace industry. The space simulator is a...

Filament-Wound Composites Have Specialized Curing Requirements

Filament winding is a manufacturing method for making tubular and cylindrical shapes of extreme strength and light weight. The technology involves wrapping a mandrel...

Swiss firm chooses Nitrex nitrocarburizing system for facility

Swiss corporation Alu Menziken Extrusion AG chose a Nitrex nitrocarburizing system for its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on a greenfield site in northwestern Romania. Alu Menziken...

L&L ships dual chamber box furnace for machine tooling

L&L Special Furnace Co., Inc., has shipped a dual chamber heat-treating furnace to a southeastern U.S. manufacturer of various items used in the production...

TPS ships Gruenberg explosion resistant truck-in oven

Thermal Product Solutions, a global manufacturer of thermal-processing equipment, announced the shipment of one Gruenberg explosion resistant truck-in oven to the defense security industry. This Gruenberg...

Baker Furnace has AR platform for use on furnace lines

Baker Furnace, a division of Thermal Product Solutions, presents the augmented reality (AR) platform to its furnace lines. Augmented reality allows operators, maintenance personnel, and...

How to keep decarburization in check

The performance of heat-treated steel components is largely dependent on the condition of their surface. Wear and fatigue resistance are examples of design criteria...

I Squared R Element

When you name your company after the electrical formula for power, you better make sure you know what you’re doing. I Squared R Element Co....

Machining graphite components

The various forms and fixtures used in vacuum furnaces and various sintering operations nearly all require graphite. Machining some of these graphite components can...

SXOil Lifter offers industrial parts washer detergent

SXOil Lifter LLC has developed SXOL, a high-efficiency industrial wash detergent designed to “lift” quench and cutting oils from metal parts. It resists emulsification...

Gasbarre announces engineering manager promotion

Gasbarre announces the promotion of Mike Harrison to engineering manager for Gasbarre Industrial Furnace Systems (formerly J.L. Becker), in Plymouth, Michigan. Harrison started with...

Method means comparing checklists vs. procedure

Whether commercial heat-treating or captive, procedures are essential to the production of conforming product and its repeatability. Procedures can be challenging to write at...

AFC-Holcroft supplies Specialty Steel Treating

Commercial heat-treater Specialty Steel Treating in Fraser, Michigan, has invested in a new AFC-Holcroft UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnace and a UBT (Universal Batch...

Ipsen USA enhances Midwest territory coverage

Ipsen USA announces the transition of Andrew Yazot from international sales manager to Midwest regional sales owner, effective immediately. In this position, Yazot covers nine...

Q&A with Eric Ford

What does Graphite Metallizing Corporation do for the heat-treat industry? Graphite Metallizing Corporation makes a product called Graphalloy. It’s basically a graphite/metal alloy, that we...

How did we get where we are today?

Having worked in the heat-treating industry for 58 years, I agreed in January 2011 to write a monthly column about all things heat-treating for...

Remembering where we came from

In this fast-paced world, it gets harder and harder to remember the past. It seems like the only thing that matters is this quarter....

Grieve offers cooling chamber for steel parts

The No. 807 is a cooling chamber from Grieve used for cooling oven trucks of steel parts at the customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions of...

Seco/Warwick CAB furnace can help control cost, improve quality

Leading the way with another industry innovation, Seco/Warwick has delivered and commissioned the first vacuum purging semi-continuous Active Only® CAB furnace for a North...

PhoenixTM achieves UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for lab

Phoenix Temperature Measurement has recently obtained UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for its calibration laboratory in the UK (Laboratory Number 10560). The new accreditation strengthens...

SCHWING’s fluidized bed technology aids tool quality

Rolls, extruder screws, and broaching tools are all characterized by a wide variety of stress ranges with very specific mechanical properties. In order to...

Seco/Warwick nominated for best innovations award

Seco/Warwick is an award-winning company that has been interested in unconventional and innovative solutions since its inception. The company has developed many intelligent tools...

eldec has customized energy source for induction heating

“Customized” is the key word when it comes to delivering a perfect production solution in plant and machinery manufacture. Each technology is to a...

Lindberg/MPH ships aluminum melting and holding furnace

Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of an aluminum melting and holding furnace. The melting and holding furnace was designed with an aluminum melt rate of 3,000 pounds...

L&L Special Furnace introduces new catalog

L&L Special Furnace Co., Inc. has announced a newly designed 32-page catalog describing its full line of furnaces, ovens and quench tanks. L&L is a...

Grieve markets 750°F electric cabinet oven

Grieve oven No. 944 is a 750°F electrically heated cabinet oven currently used for sintering operations at a customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions measure 44”W x...

Wisconsin Oven ships five standard draw batch ovens

Wisconsin Oven Corporation has shipped five electrically heated standard draw batch series ovens to East Carolina Metal Treating in Raleigh, North Carolina. The standard draw batch...

parts2clean 2019: Future-proofing the cleaning of industrial parts

The industrial parts and surface cleaning sector is facing new challenges. parts2clean 2019 shows how these challenges can be met. The 17th International Trade Fair...

Cutting tool manufacturer purchases Seco/Vacuum tempering furnace

A global manufacturer of cutting tools has purchased an additional vacuum temper furnace from Pennsylvania-based Seco/Vacuum (SVT). The new furnace at the North American manufacturer’s...
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