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Using the correct thermocouple

The principles behind how and why a thermocouple functions were beginning to be understood in the early 1800s with most significant developments taking place...

Preventing eutectic reactions and diffusion bonding in vacuum processing

The purpose of this article is to explain reactions that can occur during a vacuum processing cycle and different methods of preventing these reactions....

Effect of heat-treatment conditions on the mechanical properties and machinability of Ti15SnxCu alloys

In the current work, the microstructure, mechanical properties and machinability of Ti15SnxCu alloys (x = 0 to 2 wt. %) were investigated. The alloy...

JTL acquires Can-Eng Furnaces International

Victor Oreskovich, owner of JTL Integrated Machine Ltd. and Trenergy Inc., has acquired Can-Eng Furnaces International Limited. The acquisition expands Oreskovich’s family of companies to...

Can-Eng Furnace International Ltd

Even though Can-Eng Furnace International Limited is a leading global designer and manufacturer of thermal processing equipment for ferrous and no-ferrous metal, the amount...

Bodycote tackles ocean energy with CorPower deal

Bodycote, a worldwide provider of heat treatments and specialist thermal processing services, is targeting the marine renewables sector after securing work with wave energy...

Hans-Werner Zoch receives a citation for IFHTSE Fellowship

For his far-sighted coverage of novel fields in research and technology and for his sustained leadership giving heat treatment and surface engineering a strong...

Southwick & Meister adds Lucifer Furnaces GT box furnace

Southwick & Meister, Inc, Meriden, Connecticut, added a third Lucifer Furnaces GT box furnace to its production capabilities. As a major manufacturer of premium-quality...

Thermal-Vac teams with Gasbarre to add nitriding, FNC

Thermal-Vac Technology recently partnered with Gasbarre Thermal Processing Systems to add precision nitriding and FNC capabilities to its facility in Orange, California. The electrically...

Q&A with Joe Grein

Tell our readers a little bit about Thermalogic. At Thermalogic, we’re celebrating our 50th year in business this year. We were founded in 1971 in...

Quality of leadership matters – at all employee levels

Leadership isn’t always about the top management directing the way for the company. Leadership can be found at all levels of the company in...

An overview of insulating firebricks

Ceramic refractory materials are useful for the following functions: 1. Serving as a thermal barrier between a hot medium and the wall of a...

Zachary Thomas joins Solar Atmospheres as sales manager

Zachary Thomas has joined Solar Atmospheres of Western PA, assuming the role of outside sales manager reporting directly to Sales Director Mike Johnson. Thomas...

Thermal separation of polyalkylene glycol quenchants

Polyalkylene glycol quenchants are used in a variety of different heat-treating applications. One very common application is quenching of large steel and aluminum components....

Seco/Warwick makes quick delivery in Brazil

It took Seco/Warwick only eight weeks to complete the manufacture and delivery of a Vector® vacuum furnace to an international arms and military...

IHEA fall seminars return to Cleveland, Ohio

The Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) heads back to Cleveland, Ohio, for its 2021 Fall Seminars and Tabletop Exhibition. The Combustion Seminar and the...

Heat treater offers smart solutions to auto industry

2020 was an extremely challenging year for companies in the automotive sector. Priming for a rebound, the automotive industry is actively looking for solutions...

ECM USA adds Banish for crystal growth market

ECM USA hired Gordon Banish as technical sales engineer for the North, Central, and South American thermal process markets. Banish joins ECM USA with...

Youngstown Tool & Die increases capabilities, adds Nitrex nitriding

Ohio-based aluminum extrusion die manufacturer Youngstown Tool & Die (YTD) chose Nitrex Canada to support its expansion strategy, scaling up value-added nitriding services for...

Allied Refractory products India celebrates 10th anniversary

Allied Refractory Products India in Sanand, Ahmedabad district manufactures high-quality refractory products to the same standards used at its headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, USA. It recently...

Brilex Group of Companies hire Doyle Hopper as CEO

The Brilex Group of Companies hired former Nucor executive Doyle Hopper as chief executive officer of Brilex Industries, Inc, Brilex Technical Solutions, LLC. and...

Tenova receives order for two heavy-duty combination roll grinding machines

Nucor Corporation, through its Nucor Steel Brandenburg division, awarded Tenova a contract for two heavy-duty combination roll grinding machines for its green field project...

Bodycote material improves performance, cuts costs in screw segments

Extrusion processes are widely used in settings where components can be subject to extreme abrasive wear. Bodycote’s Supermet Fe69 can improve resistance to abrasion...
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