Heat Treatment Equipment


A Red Hot Connection
Electrical Equipment & Systems

A Red Hot Connection

The composite camshaft is still gaining ground in the marketplace. The main reason for this is the considerable weight reduction it brings, compared to its one-piece rival. The composite version is by now also widely used in the HGV sector. However, the main disadvantage of many current assembly processes is the high joining force applied, which creates unacceptable tolerances in positioning and...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Another Successful Thermatool

One of North America's top producers of API products has completed the installation of a 1200 kW HAZControl™ Technology Dual (induction/contact) Solid State HF Welder and three Thermatool® Seam Annealers at their manufacturing facility. The manufacturer's new Thermatool® HAZControl™ Technology Variable Frequency Dual Welder can operate in induction or contact mode on the same mill, reducing...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Joy Global Installs AFC-Holcroft Batch Integral Quench System

Joy Global in Franklin, Pennsylvania has added a new AFC-Holcroft automated batch integral quench system. The order consists of four 36-48-36 UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnaces with atmosphere top cool chambers, eight UBT temper furnaces, a UBW washer, an automatic bar car, multi-position load and unload tables with scissors lifts and cooling capabilities, stationary tables, tray rollover...

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Chemicals & Gases

Pillar Delivers Six (6) Induction Systems to Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Pyrolytic Graphite Coating Producer

Pillar Induction has commissioned six (6) new induction heating systems used in the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process for the production of silicon carbide (SiC) coated graphite products used in the aircraft / aerospace, industrial and semiconductor industries. The new landmark installation consists of six (6) Pillar MK-8 power supplies consisting of five (5) 125 kW and one (1) 300 kW,...

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Ten Ways to Control Aluminum Costs
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Ten Ways to Control Aluminum Costs

All job shops want to save money, and one of the most lucrative ways to do this is by learning how to control the costs of materials such as aluminum. An analysis of your material usage as well as how much you end up scrapping can reveal a goldmine of savings. In this white paper, you will learn ten ways in which you can capitalize on these hidden reserves. From understanding scraps in a more mathematical way to accomplishing jobs with a lean manufacturing approach, this list will provide you with the necessary tools you need to assist you in your financial analysis of your shop’s material consumption. This paper also features real world case studies to illustrate how the right attitude towards material costs can affect real change in terms of money, time, and efficiency.

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Top-Tier US Based API Producer Installs Fourth Thermatool
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Top-Tier US Based API Producer Installs Fourth Thermatool

One of North America's top producers of Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG), has completed the installation of a fourth Thermatool® Seam Annealer at their manufacturing facility. The leading manufacturer of OCTG products chose to purchase another Thermatool® Seam Annealer to increase their production rate of API (American Petroleum Institute) Line pipe. Increasing demand and shorter lead times...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Lake City Heat Treating Now Boeing Approved

Lake City Heat Treating is now Boeing approved for processes including its quality system and heat treat of corrosion resistant steel. Lake City Heat Treating specializes in vacuum heat treating of stainless steels, cobalt and nickel alloys and vacuum heat treatable steels, with Cryogenic, Hot Isostatic Pressing and Tempering services also offered.

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Cleaning Products & Equipment

Hudapack Selects AFC-Holcroft for New Industrial Furnace Line

Hudapack Metal Treating, a commercial heat treating operation with multiple locations in the Midwestern USA, has selected AFC-Holcroft of Wixom, Michigan USA to supply a new batch heat treating system to their Elkhorn, Wisconsin facility. The order is comprised of two 36-72-36 UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnaces with atmosphere top cool chambers, two UBT temper furnaces, one UBTN nitrogen...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Ultratech Introduces New Laser Spike Anneal Platform with Ambient Control

Ultratech's LSA201 Product Family Provides Full-Wafer Ambient Control for Advanced Logic Nodes SAN JOSE, Calif. - Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK), a leading supplier of lithography and laser-processing systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), today announced a new laser spike anneal (LSA) product family¯LSA201, LSA201LP, and LSA201HP-built on a new...

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Steam-Heat Tunnels feature safety interlock system.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Steam-Heat Tunnels feature safety interlock system.

ThermoPoint® steam-heat tunnels, integrating Category 3 safety-interlock system, also feature heat zone graduated dials and steam injector adjustment indicators for shrink process control and repeatability between batches. Each heat zone can be independently adjusted to deliver steam to label or band at different rates, heights, and angles. Tunnels are available in 3- or 6-zone configurations....

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BTU International to Exhibit Advanced Thermal Processing Solutions at PV Taiwan
Electrical Equipment & Systems

BTU International to Exhibit Advanced Thermal Processing Solutions at PV Taiwan

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. - BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment for the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, will highlight its next-generation thermal processing equipment in booth A1113 at the upcoming PV Taiwan International Photovoltaic Exhibition, scheduled to take place October 3-5, 2012, in Exhibition Hall 1 at the Taipei...

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