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

12
Jun

Binder Removal in Vacuum Sintering

  Source: TAV: The Vacuum Furnaces Blog   Heat Treat Today previously posted Parts 1 and 2 of this series on vacuum

08
Jun

Coatings Reduce Surface Temps, Firing Times for Kilns and Furnaces Alike

  ThomasNet.com   Today’s best of the web features a video demonstration from the Crafts Center of North Carolina State University

15
May

A Heat Treater’s Primer on Getter Materials

  Source: VAC AERO International   A common dilemma for operators of vacuum systems is to protect the integrity and

10
Apr

Good Design Practices Lengthen Induction Tooling Life

  Source: Fluxtrol.com   Induction heat treaters know that proper coil design is crucial to increasing longevity, improving production quality,

27
Mar

Dr. Valery Rudnev on Equipment Selection for Scan Hardening, Part 2

Dr. Valery Rudnev on . . .  Induction Hardening Tips: Equipment Selection for Scan Hardening, Part 2 This is the second installment

06
Feb

Matching Gases with Vacuum Heat Treatment Operations

  Source: VAC AERO International   Heat treaters use a variety of gases with vacuum furnaces during the processing cycle

06
Dec

Twin Vacuum Furnaces for Energy-Optimized Heat Treating

The first set of twin furnaces working on a single pumping station have recently been developed and commissioned to a

27
Nov

LEAX Installs Low Pressure Carburizing Furnace: Boost Hardening Capabilities

LEAX Group, a Swedish manufacturer of advanced components and subsystems for automotive, commercial vehicles, mining, construction, and general industry sectors,