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

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