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Saving Stacks with Stackable Hot Stamp Furnaces

Hot stamping is a manufacturing process that involves forming complex automobile parts in a single-step pattern. It creates lighter and stronger components which improve overall safety in modern vehicles. The…

How Heat Treat Furnaces Play a Role in the Firearms Market

The defense industry uses a variety of equipment that requires heat treatment during the manufacturing process. Firearms used by the military are manufactured under stringent standards to ensure quality and…

Steam Treating Everyday Objects

This oxide layer formed by the water vapor increases the corrosion resistance, hardness, and density in in several materials like stainless steel, copper, and zinc. Steam treating can also seal…

The Use of Case Hardening to Improve Wear Resistance in Metal Components

Case hardening is a heat-treating process that optimizes wear resistance of a manufactured part or component while minimizing the piece’s fragility and failure. Manufacturers in a range of industries such…

Over 100 Years of History and Counting

An article in Harvard Business Review analyzed “How Winning Organizations Last 100 Years.” Among the details of the authors’ study, the writers asserted that “centennials” stay ahead by being “radically…

Tempering Steel in the Manufacturing Process – Part 2

As a continuation of last month’s blog on the tempering process, this month we will delve further into the process and its use in the aerospace industry. The required operating…

Tempering Steel in the Manufacturing Process – Part 1

Steel is used in products from almost every industry and goes through a variety of heat treat processes prior to reaching the end product manufacturing stage. Tempering is a heat…

The Use of Lab Furnaces for Testing Products and Processes

Many of the products or components within the products we use during our day have been tested under heat prior to reaching the marketplace. New products and materials go through…

A Recipe for Success: The manufacturing of cookware

Take a look around your kitchen and you might find that you have some sort of cast iron skillet, nonstick coated pot or pan laying around. From meats and roasts,…

Heat Treatment in the Automotive Industry

To kick off our blog series on the many products processed in an industrial furnace, we would like to highlight the automotive industry. The vehicles that we use to travel…