14
Apr

Nitrocarburizing System Installed for Aluminum Extrusion Manufacturer

A manufacturer of aluminum profiles and complex extrusion press products recently purchased a nitrocarburizing system for its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility

28
Mar

Automaker Announces Electric Car Production Based at Tennessee Facility

A major automaker recently announced that it will base its manufacturing of electric vehicles in Chattanooga, Tennesee. Volkswagen AG, headquartered

25
Mar

Auto Fasteners Manufacturer That Heat Treats for Strength, Hardness Breaks Ground on Indiana Expansion

  Source: BusinessFacilities.com   A manufacturer of automotive fasteners recently broke ground on an expansion in Columbus, Indiana, that will

22
Mar

40 Under 40 Highlight: Wei Guo

In 2018, Heat Treat Today introduced one of its most popular features, the 40 Under 40 Awards for young, up-and-coming talent in the North American heat

21
Mar

Automaker to Expand Production Capacity in Michigan

A U.S. automaker recently announced plans to expand production capacity in Michigan which will include electrifying key brands. Fiat Chrysler

19
Mar

Combining Strength, Ductility in Alloys Using Enhanced Property Treatments

  Source: Paulo   One of the rules in metallurgy is: “As strength increases, ductility decreases.” What if it were

13
Mar

Drive Systems Acquisition Extends Electrification Capabilities

A worldwide supplier of drivetrain, sealing, and thermal-management technologies, based in Maumee, Ohio, recently announced that it has completed the acquisition

12
Mar

Temperature Monitoring and Surveying Solutions for Carburizing Auto Components: Thermal Barrier Design

This is the third in a 4-part series by Dr. Steve Offley (“Dr. O”) on the technical challenges of monitoring low-pressure carburizing (LPC) furnaces.

07
Mar

Aluminum Alloys 101 for Automakers

  Source: Aluminum Insider   The use of aluminum has rapidly increased in the manufacturing of automotive and commercial vehicles,

01
Mar

Heavy-Duty Trucks Power Up with Heat Treating

  Source: Car and Driver Magazine, PickupTrucks.com   In the heavy-duty truck sector, the components of a 400-hp, 1000-lb-ft engine have been