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Special: Heat Treatment Congress 2017

From 25–27 October 2017, Cologne will be hosting Europe's largest heat treatment conference: The 73rd Heat Treatment Congress (HK) consists of a trade fair and a presentation event, combining... more


Report: Thermal processing plants in the smart factory

The smart factory changes the basis of production. The classical production hierarchy will be dissolved and replaced by self-organizing decentralized cyber-physical production systems. The... more


Report: High velocity burners with finned recuperator for highest efficiency

In the field of process heat utilization, various measures are available for increasing energy efficiency. According to the technological process, a large part of the process heat is... more


Report: Heat treatment plants for structural components in the automotive industry

Due to the increasing complexity and daily-extended range of structural components for the automotive industry, their heat treatment is subject to continuous change. The application of new... more


ITPS 2017 – where the thermo process industry meets

Preparations in the thermo process industry are all directed to June when the International Thermprocess Summit (ITPS) takes place in Düsseldorf for the second time. The latest issue of heat... more


Technology in Practice: Reduction in workpiece distortion in the inductive heat treatment of camshafts

Crankshafts in internal combustion engines control the sequencing of movements of the inlet and outlet valves. They are composed of an extremely varied arrangement of cams and bearing... more


Report: Use of thermochemical data in inductive melting

Minimizing the energy consumed during inductive melting of metal alloys is an ongoing concern for plant constructors and operators. Surprisingly enough, little thought is given to the... more


Report: Internet of Things – brave new world of thermoprocessing

Under the verbal umbrella of “Industry 4.0” more and more, sometimes even a bit confusing information can be found. This abstract was given as a presentation on ITPS Americas in August 2016... more


ALUMINIUM SPECIAL 2016

Read all about the upcoming ALUMINIUM 2016 in the heat processing special. 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

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