Heat Treatment Congress 2016

The annual Heat Treatment Congress of AWT (German association on heat treatment and materials science) is the biggest event on heat treatment issues in Europe taking place from 26 – 28... more

schwartz GmbH acquires a manufacturer of heat treatment equipment

Effective as of July 31, 2016, schwartz GmbH, the global market leader in heat treatment systems for press hardening lines, has purchased100% of Hütte GmbH. By its acquisition of Hütte GmbH,... more

HIMA moves to the next level in China

HIMA has relaunched its Chinese operation in the form of a wholly foreign-owned enterprise. The new company is named HIMA (Shanghai) Industrial Automation Co., Ltd. more

World crude steel production increases in August

World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 134.1 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2016, 1.9% up on August 2015. more

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Report: Production-integrated vacuum heat treatment systems in the automotive industry

To secure the required properties of highly stressed parts from the automotive industry these parts need to be heat treated, in many cases case hardened. This is traditionally performed in... more

Special: Heat Treatment Congress 2016

From 26–28 October 2016, Cologne will be hosting Europe's largest heat treatment conference: The 72nd Heat Treatment Congress (HK) consists of a trade fair and a presentation event, combining... more

Interview with Marc Angenendt, CEO of Ipsen International GmbH

“Predictive maintenance is emerging as a powerful tool” more

Products & Services

Gas nitriding to provide smooth surfaces

Besides the new generation of furnaces Micropuls Everest, Micropuls Procoat und Micropuls Diamond Xtended, Rübig GmbH & Co KG finally includes the gas nitriding technology in the product... more

ICBP Nano furnace for treating smaller loads

ECM Technologies presents the new ICBP Nano, the latest in its range of industrial furnaces of low-pressure carburizing process. Responding to new performance criteria required by the... more

Compact and energy-efficient tube heat exchanger

The new plastic heat exchanger TSC 18 for decentral home ventilation is a true space saver and also highly energy-efficient due to its sophisticated design. With a diameter of just 180 mm,... more

Compact front and top-loading annealing furnaces

The new space saving annealing furnaces VGLO-toploader 10/11-1G and the front loading mobile GLO 10/11-1G from Carbolite Gero enable heat treatment with minimum usage of resources up to 1,100... more

Calorimetric flow meters with fast response time

ifm electronic's new calorimetric flow meters for liquids and gases are optimised for water, oils, glycol and air. The devices feature a fast response time and integrated temperature... more

Energy collector to capture radiant heat

The energy collector E-CO, a SMS group development, is the first system of its kind in the world. The application of the energy collector, which is designed to capture radiant heat, requires... more