Heat Treatment Australia orders vacuum furnace from Seco/Warwick

Heat Treatment Australia selected Seco/Warwick Europe as their supplier for a FineCarb LPC vacuum furnace with 25 bar high pressure gas quench (HPGQ), and two vacuum aluminium braze furnaces.... more

ALD Vacuum Technologies acquires ALD-Holcroft

AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. announced that ALD Vacuum Technologies of Hanau, Germany, has acquired the remaining 50 % share of their joint venture company, ALD-Holcroft Co. Inc. of... more

Imports continue to target the EU steel market despite muted fundamentals

Steel imports continued to target the EU market despite still relatively weak demand, low domestic prices and the weak euro in the second half of 2015. Going forward, abundant global supply... more

Organizers are optimistic about wire & Tube 2016

In April 2016 the two leading trade fairs wire and Tube will be held jointly in Düsseldorf, Germany, again. The level of registration for wire and Tube is already very promising. wire will... more

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Steelmaking: Rolling

Video: Steelmaking explained

In this video the rolling process of steelmaking is explained in detail. more

Vulkan Verlag launches media portfolio

Media for the industrial thermoprocessing technology at its best more

Report: Revamping of reheating furnaces

Revamping of the furnaces is in many cases the best choice for increasing the production profitability in accordance with criteria of sustainability. A considerable number of reheating... more

Products & Services

Measuring solutions for induction hardening

The use of pyrometers, thermal imagers, and fast controllers as an integrated system-solution for temperature monitoring and efficient process control will enable to increase the quality,... more

New gassing system for gas carburizing processes

The HybridCarb system from Ipsen is an innovative, patented gassing system for gas carburizing processes: the process gas is therefore no longer uselessly burnt off, but reconditioned in the... more

Temperature monitoring sensors with Ex i certification

Non-contact temperature monitoring in hazardous areas

All models from Fluke Process Instruments’ versatile MI3 infrared sensor series are now also available as intrinsically safe versions for use in hazardous environments. The intelligent... more

Closed transport system for hot liquid metal

Closed transport system for aluminium melt

Safety for people and equipment is an important topic, especially in aluminium foundries where liquid metal is handled. With the new transport system “Schnorkle” from StrikoWestofen, liquid... more

In-depth temperature profiling

Datapaq launches version 8.0 of the Insight software including Furnace, Oven, and Kiln versions, and other industry-specific software packages. The 8.0 release supports the new DATAPAQ TP3... more

Control system for electric arc and ladle furnaces

Primetals offers new electrode control system for electric arc and ladle furnaces

With „Melt Expert“, Primetals Technologies offers a new electrode control system for operators of electric arc and ladle furnaces. The new system unifies the advantages of previous solutions.... more