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What Are Modular Induction Heating Systems?

We use a variety of different tools and heating systems to heat treat items for our customers, but one of the best pieces of equipment we have is our induction heating system. An induction heater consists of an electromagnet and an electronic oscillator that work together to create an electromagnetic field. This field generates high […]

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How Preventative Maintenance Improves Workplace Safety

A comprehensive preventative maintenance plan keeps workers safe on the job at your facility. Even with an agency like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) working hard to stress employee safety tips and make sure facility managers are complying with stringent rules and regulations, there are still risks for workers in a variety of […]

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A Short Intro to Induction Hardening

Induction hardening is a traditional method that strengthens metal components used in a variety of industries. It’s a process that results in a very high surface hardness for metal materials, making it ideal for use in the production of components that are subjected to heavy loading. Here’s a brief introduction to induction hardening methods and […]

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Does Heat Treating Extend the Life of Steel?

Heat treating is defined as the controlled heating and cooling of metals. From making the metals softer and easier to work with to improving their strength, we use heat treatment for a variety of different purposes. One of the main reasons we perform heat treating is to reduce steel fatigue life to ensure machinery lasts […]

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The Evolution of the Integral Quench Furnace

Quenching is a heat treating process used to strengthen and harden metal by heating the material to a temperature above its recrystallization phase before rapidly cooling it down. There’s evidence of blacksmiths practicing quenching as far back as the Iron Age, but, as you can imagine, quenching methods have changed drastically over the years. Keep […]

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