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AM&P Technical Articles (2013) 171 (11): 45–47.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 2013 2013 ASM International laser nitriding laser surface alloying laser surface heat treating laser surface modification HTPRO httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.amp.2013-11.p045 LASER SURFACE HEAT TREATMENT AND MODIFICATION LASER SURFACE MODIFICATION TECHNIQUES PROVIDE A NEW PATH TO ENHANCE...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (6): 51–52.
Published: 01 September 2018
... CHTEFUEAPTDUARTE 51 ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | SEPTEMBER 2018 RESEARCHERS EXPLORE HEAT TREATMENT OF ADDITIVELY MANUFACTURED STEEL PARTS Researchers at the Center for Heat Treating Excellence (CHTE) at Worcester Polytechnic Insti- tute (WPI) are working with CHTE members to develop post-processing parameters...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2018) 176 (8): 60–62.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Janusz Kowalewski This article focuses on five common reasons for distortion and cracking during heat treatment and recommended remediations: (1) Nonuniform and uncontrollable heat transfer during heating and cooling; (2) Structural changes during phase transformation; (3) Residual stresses...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (2): 58–60.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Andrew Wessman; Eric Ott; Rajendra Kelkar For parts made by direct metal laser melting, heat treatment is important to set the final microstructure, which impacts mechanical properties. For parts made by direct metal laser melting, heat treatment is important to set the final microstructure...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2019) 177 (6): 56–60.
Published: 01 September 2019
... SOLVING CRITICAL HEAT TREATMENT CHALLENGES WITH PRACTICAL PROCESS MODELING Application of heat treat simulation using the finite element method is ideal to troubleshoot, improve, and design heat treating processes. Justin Sims,* Zhichao (Charlie) Li,* and B. Lynn Ferguson, FASM* DANTE Solutions Inc...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (6): 46–48.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Virginia Osterman Temperature measurement, unvented cavities, loose powder, and direct contact of certain metals must be considered during process development for vacuum heat treatment of additively manufactured parts. Temperature measurement, unvented cavities, loose powder, and direct contact...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (8): 60–63.
Published: 01 November 2020
... & PROCESSES | NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2020 DIGITAL REFRACTOMETRY OFFERS IMPROVED PROCESS CONTROL FOR HEAT TREATMENT A digital refractometer gives more accurate quench concentration readings thereby reducing maintenance, increasing productivity, and ensuring desired metallurgical properties. Robert John Madeira...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (6): 46–49.
Published: 01 September 2023
... HEAT TREATMENT An examination of a bearing failure due to mismatched and incomplete flame hardening shows the need to work with heat treaters for proper selection and application. Rolling-element bearings (REBs) are machine components that use rolling elements (either balls or rollers) placed between...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2024) 182 (2): 41–43.
Published: 01 March 2024
... toward adopting this technology, with an emphasis on implementing or enhancing predictive maintenance capabilities. heat treatment Industry 4.0 httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.amp.2024-02.p041 FEATURE 41 ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | MARCH 2024 HEAT TREATMENT IN THE ERA OF INDUSTRY 4.0 Getting...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2024) 182 (4): 46–49.
Published: 01 May 2024
... austenitic stainless steel creep resistance heat treatment furnace rolls high-temperature structural alloys oxidation resistance 4 6 httpsdoi.org/10.31399/asm.amp.2024-04.p0464 FEATURE ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES | MAY/JUJNE 2024 CAST ALUMINA-FORMING AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEELS FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2015) 173 (9): 50–53.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Zhichao (Charlie) Li; B. Lynn Ferguson; Andrew Freborg Modeling shows that achieving required gear performance in a reduced gear size is possible by changing the steel grade and heat treatment parameters during the design stage. This article describes work in which virtual computer models using...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (11): 45–47.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Valery Rudnev Induction Heating and Heat Treatment, Volume 4C of the ASM Handbook, was developed to serve as a comprehensive resource on induction thermal processes to meet the needs of the induction heating and heat treating communities. This article reviews the topic coverage of the volume...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (8): 46–48.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Yathish Rao This study looks at whether adding an annealing step to the heat treating process has an effect on residual stress and distortion on hypoid gear sets. Test results indicate that the annealing heat treatment introduced between gear set soft cutting and case carburizing helped to minimize...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2014) 172 (6): 51–58.
Published: 01 June 2014
... News about ASM members, chapters, events, awards, conferences, affiliates, and other society activities. Topics include: ASM Board nominees for 2014-2015 announced; profile of Valery Rudnev, editor of ASM Handbook, Volume 4C, Induction Heating and Heat Treatment; volunteer profile for Bob Gaster...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2023) 181 (6): 42–44.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Zoe J. Rex; Bob Acken Integral quenching (IQ) is a widely adopted heat treatment technique known for its efficient and rapid quenching capabilities. Vertical vacuum IQ furnaces give heat treaters a larger working zone for efficient and rapid quenching. This article describes the elements...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2022) 180 (2): 40–42.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Three types of thermal treating processes are commonly applied to magnesium alloys, including annealing, solution heat treatment, and precipitation, or aging. Copyright © ASM International® 2022 2022 ASM International annealing magnesium alloys precipitation hardening solution heat...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2020) 178 (6): 43–45.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Aravind Jonnalagadda Automotive die OEMs throughout Europe are using laser heat treatment (LHT) to deliver parts fast, with superior quality, at lower cost. This article presents a basic technical introduction to LHT and the results of a case study of LHT cost savings in automotive trim/form dies...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2013) 171 (9): 55–58.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Junsheng Wang; Xuming Su; Mei Li; Ronald Lucas; William Dowling Engineers at the Ford Motor Co. are using integrated computational materials engineering (ICME) tools, allowing them to accurately simulate the heat treatment of gears and predict phase transformation kinetics and distortion...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2013) 171 (11): 48–50.
Published: 01 November 2013
...D.J. Tung; T. Lolla; S.S. Babu; G.M. Cola, Jr. Flash processing, a new heat treatment for steels based on the concept of rapid thermal cycling, has been shown to achieve new levels of strength and ductility. This article describes the process, its effects on microstructure, and the phase...
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AM&P Technical Articles (2021) 179 (4): 57–60.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Mark Sirrine Precise controls are at the heart of today’s flame hardening processes and design, delivering consistent, measured, and accurate heat treatments. Precise controls are at the heart of today’s flame hardening processes and design, delivering consistent, measured, and accurate heat...