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What To Look For in Robotics Heat Treating

Heat treatment is critical in metallurgy and manufacturing to change metals’ physical and mechanical properties without altering their shape. It is one of the most effective ways to strengthen materials, improve formability, and enhance machinability. Moreover, robotics in automating heat treating processes is becoming increasingly popular today due to its precision, accuracy, and efficiency. This…

Automotive Heat Treating: Strip Annealing

In the automotive industry, manufacturing high-quality parts relies on strip annealing. Strip annealing heats metal strips to high temperatures before cooling them down gradually. This service ensures that vehicle components have structural integrity and durability. The parts meet strict industry standards for safety, reliability, and performance. This article will explore the benefits of strip annealing,…

Heat Treating of Medical Tools

Medical equipment manufacturers compete to supply hospitals and healthcare facilities worldwide with cutting-edge technology powered by high-end equipment. To accomplish this, they utilize quality heat treatment methods to ensure that medical products can withstand years of use and the normal wear and tear of treatments, tests, and procedures. Products made for non-implantable and implantable medical…

Bright Hardening of Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is widely used in the aerospace industry because of its greater strength, corrosion resistance, and ability to endure high temperatures. As a result, aerospace heat treating procedures are used to improve the mechanical characteristics of stainless steel. Bright hardening is one such process. Bright  hardening involves heating a material to a certain temperature….

Types of Annealing Heat Treatment Furnaces

Heat treatment, such as annealing, changes metals’ physical and chemical properties in industrial and metalworking applications, and it involves severe temperatures, often above 1,700 °F. The annealing procedure might vary depending on the treated material and the desired outcome, and there are several furnace types with different features and applications. Annealing Heat Treatment Annealing is…

Brazing Services 101 — Function, Types, & Benefits

In the manufacturing sector, there are many methods of joining materials together. One of the most commonly used is brazing, which utilizes molten filler material to join metal or ceramic pieces. Below, we provide an overview of this process, outlining what it entails, the various types available, and the key benefits it offers, while ensuring…

Tooling and Precipitation Hardening for Steel | Firearm Industry

The firearm industry relies on tooling and precipitation hardening to deliver steel with enhanced properties such as hardness, strength, and resistance to high temperatures. Shifting barrels and other malfunctions are unacceptable, so heat treatment is a necessity to provide accurate and long-lasting firearm parts. Here, we will discuss how tooling and precipitation hardening work and…

Heat Treating Services for Medical Applications

Heat treating is a valuable technique that can be used in various parts of the manufacturing process to improve the native characteristics of a metal component. By heating a metal or alloy to a specific temperature and allowing it to cool, manufacturers can impart additional properties, such as resistance to wear and tear. There are…

4 Types of Heat Treating Processes

Heat treatment is a process that uses controlled heating and cooling to modify the crystalline structure of metals and metal alloys. Depending on the material and treatment process, heat treating can provide numerous benefits, including enhanced hardness, increased temperature resistance, greater ductility, and improved material strength. Heat treatments are a critical aspect of metal fabrication…