What’s Going on Inside Your Heat Treated Part?

 

Source: Gear Technology

 

It’s no secret to heat treaters that not all methods work well on all parts and specifications. It’s also a hard fact that false readings can result when applying hardness measuring systems, therefore, says Charles D. Schulz of Gear Technology, “critical service parts often require a few ‘sacrificial lambs’ to be processed along with the production parts.”

“I cannot emphasize enough that if you are not cutting up parts or coupons you do not know what is really happening during your thermal processing.” — Charles D. Schulz

 

Read more: “Gear Materials: More Inside Heat Treating Trivia”

Photo credit: Gear Technology

 

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