Category Archives: Heat Treatments

Heat Treating Metals and Alloys

What is heat treatment of alloys? The heat treatment of alloys is a process in which the metal is heated to a specific temperature and then cooled to change its properties. The heat treatment of alloys can be used to improve the metal’s flexibility, hardness, strength, and toughness. There are four main types of heat […]

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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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How Does Heat Treatment Work?

Heat treatment is an important part of metal manufacturing. It’s a process that allows for various enhancements to be made to metal to help it better hold up to ongoing wear and tear and other types of deterioration. Heat treatment can occur in various stages of the manufacturing process to change some of the metal’s […]

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Heat Treating in the Automotive Industry

Auto part heat treating is crucial to automotive manufacturing. Heat treating automotive parts gives various components the qualities they need to deliver strength and safety. Consider the following parts and how heat treating is used to make them solid and reliable. Gears Auto part heat treating is used to produce optimal case depth for gears. […]

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