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Ajax Tocco installs twin floating inductor weld preheat system

Ajax Tocco Magnethermic has completed the installation of a twin bead weld preheat system for SAW (submerged arc weld) process at a manufacturer of high capacity heavy duty fork / lift... more


Edition 14: Metal Processing Institute (MPI)

Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s Metal Processing Institute (MPI) is the largest industry-university alliance in North America. MPI conducts research in four research centers in the areas of... more


7th edition of Thermotec to be held next month

Thermotec 2017, the 7th international exhibition on industrial furnace, thermal technology, equipment and material is going to be held from 19–21 July 2017 at the Tokyo Big Sight East hall 4.... more


Hardness tester for harsh production environments

The new Emco-Test DuraVision G5 hardness tester combines a standard load range with a large selection of test methods for the widest variety of applications. Thanks to its sturdy... 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


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


Video: Heat treat quenching demonstrated

In this diverting video a massive workpiece is being removed from a heat treating furnace and placed into the quench tank, where advanced polymer technology is used to minimize microcracking... more


Hot Shots: Quenching in molten salt

The quenching in molten salt during the heat treatment process of steel guarantees a fast and constant cooling. This assures that the required material properties at the smallest possible... more


XVIII International UIE-Congress in Hannover

The XVIII International UIE-Congress “Electrotechnologies for Material Processing” will be held on 6–9 June 2017 in Hannover, Germany, and is organized by the Institute of Electrotechnology... more

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