Heat Treat Basics: Scale Removal or Prevention?

Source: Paulo


Leading commercial heat treat company, Paulo, provides an excellent primer on heat treat scale, what causes it, and what to consider when determining whether to remove it or prevent it.

From the article: “Manufacturers and heat treaters each have methods at their disposal to deal with scale problems, but tradeoffs exist that depend a great deal on part makeup, specified heat treatment and what happens next with a given part.”

Read more: “Heat Treat Scale Removal and Prevention”