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Using FAST-forge to produce near net shape forgings from surplus AM powder

Titanium alloys are used extensively in the aerospace sector due to the good combination of high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosive resistance. Many aerospace components...

The importance of preventative maintenance

For those of you who work in heat treat every day, this will be nothing new; however, it will be an attempt to assist...

AC7102 Checklist Review, Part 5

Editor’s note » This is the final article of a five-part series that deconstructs the requirements of AC7102. Each article has appeared every other month...

Understanding the basics of spray quenching

Spray quenching involves the removal of heat by the impingement of a liquid quenchant on a hot metal surface. Examples include: Fog quenching. Quenching...

Lucifer Furnaces ships seventh furnace to OEM

Lucifer Furnaces has shipped a seventh large dual chamber 8000 Series furnace to a U.S. auto manufacturer. Each chamber is 24” H x 24”...

Mercury Marine, ECM advance heat treating processes

Mercury Marine of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, recently launched a plan to upgrade its heat-treating capabilities with a move to the low-pressure carburization and...

COR-MET Inc.

It’s important that forging dies and tools used for large presses and hammers are in prime operating condition. But when they’re not, the next...

Fabricator Alloy Engineering acquires Thermcraft Inc.

Alloy Engineering, a diverse fabricator specializing in high-temperature and corrosion-resistant alloys, has acquired Thermcraft Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-quality thermal processing equipment. “Selling...

Bodycote showcases AM post-processing solutions

To share its expertise in thermal processing services and solutions such as hot isostatic pressing (HIP), EDM, heat treatment, and other processes for additive...

Seco/Vacuum sells VAB furnace to global aircraft supplier

Seco/Vacuum, a Seco/Warwick Group brand, has sold a vacuum aluminum brazing (VAB) furnace to an international aircraft component supplier. The furnace is designed to meet...

Ipsen sees demand from mid-size manufacturers

As more mid-sized companies recover from pandemic related disruptions, Ipsen is seeing a surge in interest for standardized equipment. Ipsen reports a steady increase...

Metalloinvest hires Tenova to revamp OEMK furnace

Tenova Italimpianti, a leading technologies and equipment supplier for the world of industrial furnaces, recently received a contract from Metalloinvest, a leading global iron...

Important to consider carbide formation during simulation

Low pressure carburizing (LPC) processes are a popular choice in industry due to LPC’s reduced cycle time, lack of oxidation/decarburization at and near surface,...

Tenova Pomini Digital Texturing™ gets LCA certification

Tenova, a leading developer and provider of sustainable solutions for the green transition of the metals industry, has attained an important milestone. Pomini Tenova,...

Watervliet Arsenal selects Surface® Combustion

Surface® Combustion, Inc. has shipped a new Ion nitriding thermal processing furnace system for Watervliet Arsenal. Watervliet was familiar with Surface Combustion’s multitude of...

27th IFHTSE Congress, European conference on heat treatment in Austria

The 27th IFHTSE Congress will be in Salzburg, Austria, September 5-8, 2022, at the Wyndham Grand Salzburg Conference Center. The conference chairs are Eva...

Q&A with Jeff Marshall

What does Metallurgical High Vacuum Corporation do for the industry? We remanufacture pumps. That’s probably the core of our business, but that’s changing because of...

IHEA member ECCO delivers innovative solutions for the natural gas industry

Equipment Controls Company (ECCO) was founded in 1965 as a distributor of liquid measurement controls systems for Rockwell. Over the years, the company has...

Tenova’s aluminum line for Baowu Aluminum processes first hot coil

Baowu Aluminum Technology Co., Ltd.’s continuous annealing and chemical pre-treatment line for processing strip coils for the aluminum market produced its first hot coil...

Seco/Warwick, Brazilian commercial heat treater work together on furnace

Tecnovacum, a Brazilian commercial heat treater, bought a Vector® vacuum furnace — one of the group’s flagship products — from Seco/Warwick. For the first time...

Lucifer Furnaces ships seventh furnace to OEM in United States

Lucifer Furnaces has shipped a seventh large dual chamber 8000 Series furnace to a U.S. auto manufacturer. Each chamber is 24” H x 24” W...

Solar Atmospheres Southeast receives Nadcap 24-month merit status

Solar Atmospheres’ Greenville, South Carolina, facility has been awarded Nadcap 24-month merit status for heat treating, brazing, and carburizing. All Solar Atmospheres facilities — Souderton,...

L&L ships bench-mounted box furnace for testing silica, quartz

L&L Special Furnace Co., Inc. has shipped a second bench-mounted box furnace to a worldwide leading manufacturer of high-purity fused silica and high-end ceramic...
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