September 18, 2017X-ray diffraction analysis indicates that the hardened case consists of a mixture of expanded austenite and expanded martensite.
September 17, 2017Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., announces that its board of directors has approved a new steel bar micro mill project, and also announces that the company is considering five states in the Midwest and Southeast as a location for the project.
August 31, 2017Two novel alumina-forming steels, Kanthal APMT and Nikrothal PM 58, have corrosion resistance based on the formation of an adherent alumina layer.
August 31, 2017Nitrocarburizing in a carrier gas to which (initially solid) urea was added led to a fast growth of the expanded austenite zone. The gaseous decomposition products of urea that develop in the furnace are highly activating, which means that activation and nitrocarburizing are achieved simultaneously.
August 18, 2017For nitrocarburizing or consecutive carburizing and nitriding, the typical stress profile is smoother than for nitriding only.
August 16, 2017Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., has agreed to acquire St. Louis Cold Drawn Inc., a manufacturer of cold drawn rounds, hexagons, squares, and special sections that mainly serves the United States and Mexico automotive and industrial markets.
August 01, 2017Lindberg MPH, Riverside, Mich., has shipped an electrically heated rod over-bend atmosphere box furnace capable of providing six different atmospheres, to a company in the steel and mining industry.
ASM International and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) have collaborated to present a collection of the selected works of Dr. Greg B. Olson in honor of his 70th birthday in 2017.
July 20, 2017United Process Controls Inc., Bethlehem, Pa., is nearing the completion of a large, multi-year control systems upgrade project for a manufacturer of automotive axles.