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Case study: Insights on a Nadcap accreditation

How did you first hear about Nadcap, and why did your company decide to pursue Nadcap accreditation in the first place? Braddock Metallurgical was partnered...

Ceramic fiber module lining installation on a curved vessel wall

Ceramic fiber modules have been implemented in thermal oxidizer units (TOU) and vessels for more than 50 years, and they have become ubiquitous as...

Bringing forging equipment online to meet expanding production requirements

When forging operations need to expand production to meet increased demand for existing parts or to add new product lines, selecting from the available...

Cold water without unwanted waste heat in production area

Gwk Gesellschaft Wärme Kältetechnik mbH introduced a mobile water-cooled teco cw series. The innovative cw units are connected to the machine cooling system just...

Q&A with Shlok Sundaresh

What is your role at TS USA? I joined TS USA, HEF Group, in 2014 as a process engineer for its Springfield, Ohio, facility. As...

Heat treatment of aluminum, part II: Water quenching

In the last article, we talked about the metallurgy behind quenching aluminum. Now we are going to discuss the available quenchants for aluminum. Introduction To achieve...

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. announces new UltraOx® logo

Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT), a recognized leader in heat-treat services and metallurgical solutions, has a new logo for its UltraOx® heat treatment. The...

L&L ships electric box furnace for high-tech ceramics

L&L Special Furnace Co., Inc., has shipped a medium-sized high temperature box furnace to a government military defense organization in the southeastern United States....

IHEA’s 2020 fall combustion and safety seminars go virtual

Each fall, the Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) brings industrial process heating professionals together to provide combustion and safety education for the industry. This...

A complete engineering, operating, and technical service to the ceramic industry

Industrial kilns are an important component in the heat-treat industry, so it’s imperative that they are designed and built to exact specifications. Ceramics is the...

Pemamek LLC names Pavlock regional sales manager

Finland-based global welding automation leader Pemamek Oy and its North American subsidiary Pemamek LLC, have named Michael Pavlock as the regional sales manager for...

1,250°F inert atmosphere oven available from Grieve

The Grieve Corporation provided a 1,250°F (667°C) inert atmosphere oven for a customer using it for heat treating firearms components at its facility. Workspace...

Höganäs, Lincotek to develop surface coating solutions

Höganäs Product Area Surface and Joining Technologies (SJT), a world leader in metal powders — and Lincotek Surface Solutions, one of the leading global...

AMS2750F contains key pyrometric changes

By now, most heat treaters should have had some time to read the new revision of AMS2750. The changes are extensive and, since it...

Solar Atmospheres adds sixth all-metal hot zone furnace

Solar Atmospheres recently installed another all-metal hot zone vacuum furnace at its 1969 Clearview Road facility in Souderton, Pennsylvania. This is Solar’s sixth all-metal hot...

Modeling can improve press quenching process

A combination of carburization and quench hardening is often used to increase the strength and improve fatigue performance of steel parts. During quenching, stresses...

Microsoft, Tenova to aid metals industry with digital future

Microsoft and Tenova, a Techint Group company specialized in innovative solutions for the metals and mining industries, strengthened their partnership for Industry 4.0. Leveraging...

Thermcraft offers industrial drying ovens for pharmaceuticals

The industrial drying oven is a medium-sized mechanism which is commonly geared towards batch processing jobs. The features and controls vary depending on the individual...

Solar Manufacturing provides turnkey furnace solution

Solar Manufacturing shipped a Mentor® vacuum furnace to a customer in the Southeast United States that services the defense industry. The Model HFL-2018-2IQ features a...

Arvedi Plant in Italy gets start-up of new Tenova Consteel® EAF

Tenova, a leading company specialized in solutions for the metals and mining industries, started up a productive electric arc furnace, a Tenova Consteel® EAF,...

New ECM Technologies furnace is next step in clean heat treatment

ECM Technologies released ECO Furnace, a new furnace system which will replace current sealed quench (SQ) or integral quench (IQ) style furnaces. The system offers...
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