09
Apr

Dr. Valery Rudnev on . . . Equipment Selection for Induction Hardening: Continuous and Progressive Hardening, Part 2

This article continues the ongoing discussion on Equipment Selection for Induction Hardening by Dr. Valery Rudnev, FASM, IFHTSE Fellow. Dr. Rudnev previously reviewed equipment

05
Mar

Dr. Valery Rudnev on . . . Equipment Selection for Induction Hardening: Continuous & Progressive Hardening, Part 1

This article continues the ongoing discussion on Equipment Selection for Induction Hardening by Dr. Valery Rudnev, FASM, IFHTSE Fellow. Previously, Dr.

21
Feb

Heat Treat Tips: Make and Stick to a Clear Preventative Maintenance Program

During the day-to-day operation of heat treat departments, many habits are formed and procedures followed that sometimes are done simply

19
Feb

Common Sense Guidelines for Loading Parts in Vacuum Furnaces

  Source: VAC AERO International   From minuscule medical implants to massive aerospace engine parts, vacuum furnaces process components that come

18
Feb

Furnace Gas Composition Controlled with CO and CO2

  Source: AZO Sensors     Many heat treat processes require protective or process gases. These gases often require careful

15
Jan

Dr. Valery Rudnev on Equipment Selection for Scan Hardening, Part 3

Dr. Valery Rudnev on . . .  Induction Hardening Tips: Equipment Selection for Scan Hardening, Part 3 This is the third installment

27
Nov

Heat Treat Tips: Induction Heating — Stuff You Should Know

During the day-to-day operation of heat treat departments, many habits are formed and procedures followed that sometimes are done simply

30
Oct

Heat Treat Tips: Atmosphere Control

During the day-to-day operation of heat treat departments, many habits are formed and procedures followed that sometimes are done simply

02
Oct

Hot Zone Insulation Materials Critical in Preventing Heat Loss

  Source: Solar Atmospheres of Western PA   With electricity costs increasing, heat treat facilities are looking for ways to harness

25
Sep

Cooling the Vacuum Furnace: 5 Tips for Prevention, Maintenance

  Source: TAV: The Vacuum Furnaces Blog   It’s frustrating enough for furnace operators to encounter downtime due to failure