Heat Treating

Heat Treating Surgical Components

A TITAN H2 vacuum heat treating system with two-bar gas quenching from Ipsen satisfies the strict legal requirements of the medical industry.
Heat Treating: Articles

Machine Shop Uses Benchtop Oven for Heat Treating with Nitrogen

Hueter runs small lots of Becu pins under a nitrogen atmosphere inside a 42GT-H12 oven from Lucifer Furnaces to achieve a specific Rockwell hardness and reduce surface oxidation for a scale free, bright finish.

Going Deep: Oil and Gas

As the oil and gas industry explores new technology to innovate, minimize costs, and help contribute to achieving a lower-emissions environment, equipment and parts suppliers must dig deep to find ways to reduce their costs, improve their delivery times and increase component quality. Here are some of the latest machine tools and other equipment that can help them get the job done.

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: Industry News

Bar Steel Fatigue Database for Heat Treating is Updated

The database from the Steel Market Development Institute provides crucial grades and heat treatment combinations for safety critical components of vehicles.

Gerdau Sells Premier Thermal Solutions

Under Z Capital Partners, their new owners, PTS looks to expand their metal heat treating service through strategic acquisitions and entry into new markets.

New ASTM Standard Supports Induction Heat Treated Steel

The A1100 Guide for Qualification and Control of Induction Heat Treating helps both providers and users of induction heat treatment to strengthen metals.


Heat Treating: Products

High Temperature Walk-In Oven Heat Treats and Bakes Varnish

The No. 852 oven from Grieve is ideal for handling flammable solvents.

Vacuum Furnace Control Retrofits Reduce Errors and Maximize Uptime

CompuCore from Ipsen provides comprehensive control of all furnace functions to reduce the potential for human error, maximize uptime and equipment potential, and achieve greater efficiencies and heat treating capabilities.

Heat Treating High Speed Steels

Ideal for heat treating high speed steels, HS8 Series dual chamber furnaces from Lucifer Furnaces can be customized by chamber size and with controls, recording features and door arrangements to meet a specific application.