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Benefits of Metal Testing for Manufacturing

Metal testing is an important part of the manufacturing process in a wide variety of industries. This involves taking a metal, alloy or non-metal used in a product and analyzing it to make sure it adheres to federal standards. This process can also check for the presence of toxic materials. There are many things that […]

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What Is Ultrasonic Welding?

While this method of welding is not brand new, ultrasonic welding is a unique and innovative technique. Following is an overview of how ultrasonic welding works in Gastonia, NC. For more information on this welding method, contact your local metallurgical experts at J.F. Heat Treating Inc. History of ultrasonic welding First introduced in the 1940s, […]

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Things to Consider When Choosing Heat Treating

When you choose steel heat treating, there are certain things you should keep in mind. Following are the top five considerations as you work with a heat treating provider in Gastonia, NC. Answer the why First and foremost, you should consider why you are choosing steel heat treating in Gastonia, NC. Metals may be heat […]

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Why Do We Need Metallurgy?

Unless you live on a remote island in the middle of the ocean, you’d be hard pressed to go for a single day without using some type of metal in one way or another. Whether it’s getting behind the wheel of your car, using your computer or cooking an egg in a frying pan, metal […]

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What Is Normalizing in Metallurgy?

At J.F. Heat Treating Inc., we specialize in all sorts of different metallurgical processes, or the science of altering a metal’s properties to meet desired characteristics. From aging to peening, there are all sorts of different processes we provide for our clients. Another process we’re well familiar with is normalizing. What exactly is normalizing? This […]

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