Heat Treating

Choosing the Best Hot Zone

This look inside the heat treating furnace examines the reasons behind the shift to graphite hot zones and identifies how shops can choose the best hot zone for their heat treating application.
Heat Treating: Articles

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Heat Treating: Industry News

Samuel Expands New Tennessee Facility

Their total investment of $62 million will complete a 200,000 sq ft facility with two blanking lines and a slitting line.

Metal Treaters Installs Atmosphere Furnace

The Atlas furnace features a 36 in x 48 in x 38 in (915 mm x 1,220 mm x 965 mm) load size with a 3,500 lb (1,600 kg) load capacity. It also operates at temperatures of 1,450 deg F to 1,800 deg F (788 deg C to 985 deg C) and has a quench oil capacity of 3,500 gal (13,250 L).
With the flexible Atlas system, they can now do carburizing, neutral hardening and carbonitriding.

World’s First Plasma Oxidation Commercial Oven at Scale

A rendering of the first 175 ton Plasma Oxidation Oven for OPF and carbon fiber production. (Photo courtesy of PRNews/4M Industrial Oxidation)
Plasma oxidation will be key to expanding the carbon fiber market from 83,000 metric tons per year to over 219,000 tons per year by 2024.


Heat Treating: Products

Advanced Heat Treating of Aerospace Parts

The TITAN H8 system is integrated with Ipsen's PdMetrics software platform for predictive maintenance. Offering sophisticated monitoring of critical systems and key parameters, the software platform gathers data, analyzes it and provides real-time diagnostics that help improve the health and integrity of the equipment.
A key feature of the TITAN H8 vacuum furnace system from Ipsen is its center elements option, which helps optimize the brazing process and ensures high-quality parts emerge bright and clean.

Ovens for Paint Baking, Heat Treating and Removing Deposits

Designed for paint baking, the No. 806 walk-in oven is electrically heated, with dimensions of 72 in W by 96 in D by 78 in H.
Advanced industrial ovens and furnaces from Grieve are used for powder coating, curing, baking, drying, and other applications requiring the circulation of heated air. 

Two Compartment Universal Oven

Inside each of the two heating zones of the Model No. 978, 6.6 kW per zone are installed in Nichrome wire elements to heat the oven chamber while a 600 cfm, 1/2 hp recirculating blower provides front-to-rear universal airflow to the workload.
Featuring four insulated walls and an aluminized steel exterior with a 2B finish stainless steel interior, the No. 978 universal oven from Grieve is perfect for any machine shop operation.