Saturday, August 13, 2022

Quenching: A long and varied history

There have been many myths concerning the quenchants used by ancient blacksmiths in the heat treatment of swords and knives. Various liquids have been...

Preventing oxidation in the manufacturing of copper-titanium alloys

Due to their resistant and highly conductive properties, copper-titanium alloys become increasingly important in the field of industrially manufactured electrical components such as connectors,...

Diffusion bonded printed circuit heat exchangers for severe environments

Traditional plate or shell and tube heat exchangers have long been used in processing industries. Today, however, with many new applications involving high pressures,...

Make sure you have these conferences on the calendar

European Conference on Heat Treatment/IFHTSE 27th Congress Wyndham Grand Salzburg Conference Center Salzburg, Austria  |  September 5-8, 2022 Sponsored by ASMET, the Austrian Society for Metallurgy and...

Stress evolution during quench hardening of steel

Quench hardening of steel components involves complex, nonintuitive phenomena, particularly as it relates to the dimensional changes and stresses induced. Figure 1 shows a...
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