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Performing a Temperature Uniformity Survey

Performing a temperature uniformity survey (TUS) can be somewhat of a daunting process. After all, a TUS carries the weight of not only being...

Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy Awards Announced

The Metal Powder Industries Federation’s (MPIF) Awards Committee announced the recipients of the 2017 MPIF Distinguished Service to Powder Metallurgy (PM) Award that recognizes...

Q&A with Aziz Jamaluddin

What is Epcon? Epcon is a full-service organization, starting with front-end business development/marketing, sales and application engineering, through complete in-house engineering, design, and drafting —...

J.L. Becker IQ Furnace Line Commissioned at East Carolina Metal Treating

J.L. Becker, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, recently manufactured, shipped, and commissioned a complete IQ furnace line at the East Carolina Metal Treating (ECMT)...

Ipsen

Since its humble beginnings in 1948, Ipsen has become much more than just an equipment manufacturer. With an operation that spans across countries and...

Retsch GmbH Offers Sieving and Pulverization of Metal Powders

Reusing raw materials is an important factor in powder metallurgical processes. Retsch offers a range of instruments that are suitable for sieving powders and...

Hardening of Powder Metallurgy Parts 101

Powder metallurgy (PM) is unique in that one has the ability to create a process system (alloy, process steps, and secondary operations) specific to...

Conrad Kacsik Completes Control System Upgrade for Modern Industries

The engineering division of Conrad Kacsik Instrument Systems recently completed a plant-wide control system upgrade for Modern Industries, one of the largest commercial heat-treating...

Vacuum Diffusion Pumps

Vacuum diffusion pumps come in a variety of sizes and are capable of producing high vacuum in a range from 10-2 to 10-10 torr....

Premier Furnace Specialists/BeaverMatic Supplies Mesh Belt Brazing Furnace to Tool Supplier

Premier Furnace Specialists/BeaverMatic recently supplied and installed a complete 20-inch mesh belt brazing furnace system to a major tooling supplier in the Midwest. Along...

Induction Heat Treating: How to Shorten the Time to Production

In an increasingly competitive world, it is good to pause and ask: How can we do our work faster, better, and use fewer resources?...

Wisconsin Oven Closes on Property Purchase from Plymouth Tube

Wisconsin Oven recently announced it has closed on a property purchase from Plymouth Tube. The property is on Young Street in East Troy, Wisconsin,...

Ensuring Effective Furnace Lining Efficiency

Refractory engineers remain under constant pressure to increase the performance of furnaces, incinerators, and reactors to maximize energy efficiency. Although there are many materials...

Aerospace Supplier Orders Titanium Rotary Hearth Forging Furnace

Can-Eng Furnaces International Limited was contracted to commission a turnkey 36-foot-diameter “pancake”-style rotary hearth furnace for a leading North American-based aerospace supplier. The open...

Elemental Analysis of Metal Powders and Metal Parts Produced by Additive Manufacturing

An integral part of industrial product development is the manufacture of prototypes and initial samples, regardless of whether the product is a simple screw...

Global Automotive Supplier Invests in New AFC-Holcroft Heat-Treating Equipment

A leading global automotive supplier of systems and components has purchased a new roller hearth annealing furnace from AFC-Holcroft. The new equipment will be...

The State of Process Controls

It is hard to find a market segment that has not benefited from technology advancements. Heat-treating process control is no different. While there are...

ALD Receives Contract for Third SyncroTherm System Slated for the North American Aerospace Industry

ALD Vacuum Systems Inc. in Wixom, Michigan, has received a purchase order from a North American-based aerospace manufacturer for a SyncroTherm® brand, fully-integrated vacuum...

Non-Martensitic Transformation Products (NMTP)

Whether formed during a conventional quench and tempering process, carburizing, or induction hardening, non-martensitic transformation products (NMTP) are widely considered undesirable microstructural features. However,...

Lucifer Furnaces Equips R. Hueter with Benchtop Oven for Heat Treating with Nitrogen

R. Hueter Co. in Beverly, Massachusetts, a northeast CNC machine shop specializing in male and female RF connector contact production, has added a Lucifer...

Meeting Automotive Efficiency Standards

For automobiles where competing hardening processes and materials are involved, automotive designers and heat treaters have choices when deciding how to meet efficiency standards. There...

Lindberg/MPH Ships Tube Furnace to Prominent Laboratory Equipment Distributor

Lindberg/MPH announced the shipment of a 1200°C tube furnace for a laboratory application. The “Mini-Mite” furnace has a wide temperature range of 500°C to 1200°C....
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