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Heat Treat 2017 Technical Program

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Additive Manufacturing/3D Processing

Effect of Heat Treatments on the Microstructure, Hardness and Corrosion Behavior of Additively Manufactured Ti-6Al-4V

Heat Treatment of IN 718 Produced by Laser Powder Bed Fusion Process: Effect of Thickness on the Microstructural Characteristics

High Pressure Heat Treatment of AM Materials in a HIP


Advances in Heat Treating

Cyclic Oxidation Behavior of Uncoated and Aluminized Stainless Steels

Developing Aluminized Coatings on Stainless Steels by Hot Dipping

Everything Matters in Reaching ASM HTS Vision 2020 Goals

Induction Heating Non-Ferrous Metals: Physical Characteristics and Process Optimization

Impact of Normalizing and Carburizing Treatments on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Hot-Forged 18CrNiMo7-6 Steel

Improving the Nitriding Process Using ZeroFlow Gas Nitriding Technology

Low Drift Type K Thermocouple Cable for Aerospace Applications

Modeling the Carbon Concentration and Microhardness Profiles in Carburized and Carbonitrided Steel

On Predicting Quenched and Tempered Hardness of Mixed Microstructures Using Steel Chemistry

The Tempering Behavior of Carburized Steel

The Use of Low Pressure Carburizing and High Pressure Gas Quenching for In-line Heat Treat Processing


Applied Technology

Aqueous Quenchants for Induction Hardening

Considerations for Induction Quench and Temper of Tubular Products with Upset Ends: A Case Study of API 5CT L80 and P110 Casing and Tubing

FNC Post Oxidation Processes and Comparisons of Corrosion Resistance Performance

Heat Treatment with a Turbulent Twist

Hydrogen Generation Makes Switching from Dissociated Ammonia Attractive

Key Considerations When Planning to Upgrade Existing Vacuum Furnaces

Nikrothal PM 58 and Kanthal APMT – Alumina Forming High Temperature Steels Offering New Opportunities in Heat Treatment

Oil Quenching with CFRC Material

Process Prediction and Control by an Empirical Model Based on Equivalent Diffusion for Carburizing or Carbonitriding Processes

RSM Optimization of Laser Processing Parameters to Improve Bio-Wettability of Ti-6Al-4V Alloys

Solving Critical Heat Treatment Challenges with Practical Process Modeling

The "State of the Art" in Heat Treat Simulation

3D Multiphysics Modelling Applied to Parametric Analysis on Inductors Design


Automotive Lightweighting

Automotive Designers and Heat Treaters Have Choices: Pros and Cons of Competing Hardening Processes and Materials

Development of Ausferritic Microstructure in a Medium Carbon Steel

Role of Thermal Processing in Tailored Forming Technology for Manufacturing Multi-Material Components

Room Temp Stamping 1500 to 1800MPa Sheet for Structural and Energy Absorbing Components to <2T Bend Radii


Atmosphere Technology

A Troubleshooting Guide for Brazing Furnace Atmospheres

Endothermic Generator Advanced Diagnostic System

Improved Reliability of Dew Point Measurements of Furnace Atmosphere on a Continuous Basis

Metallurgical Sample Preparation Study for Compound Layer Examination in Nitrided Components

Monitoring and Control of Hydrogen-Bearing Protective Gas Atmospheres – Sensors and Their Function


Induction Heat Treating

A New Standard Guide for Induction Heat Treating – Explanation of ASTM A1100

A Novel Integrated Tool for Parametric Geometry Generation and Simulation for Induction Hardening of Gears

Computer Simulation of Single-Shot Induction Hardening Processes

Induction Hardening for Large Bearing Rings: Case Study and Process Optimization

Induction Hardening Inductors and Process Development

Inductors and Coils: New Production Solutions using Additive Manufacturing such as EBM 3D Printing and Precision Casting

Influence of Vanadium Microalloying on the Microstructure of Induction Hardened 1045 Steel Shafts

Metallurgical Case Studies of Induction Hardening

Microstructure and Notched Fracture Resistance of 0.56% C Steels after Simulated Induction Hardening

Modeling Short Time Dilatometry Testing of Some 0.55% Carbon Steels

New Technology Advancing Induction Heat Treatment Quality, Flexibility, and Performance

Successful Application of Intensive Quenching, Including the Elimination of Carburizing

Understanding the Induction Hardening Circuit


Internet of Things

Achieving Production Flexibility with Automated Multicell Systems

Big Data for Heat Treatment – How Data Analytics can Contribute to Heat Treating Operations

Empowered Heat Treat Operators: Using Mobility and Data Analytics to Make Operators More Productive

Software Solutions for Streamlining Furnace Compliance


Microstructure Development

Development of 0.2%C Low Alloyed Steel Hardened by Copper Precipitation

Influence of Test Method and Microalloy Additions on Measured Austenite Grain Size of Heat Treated SAE 1045 Steel

Life Extension of High Temperature Structural Alloys RA602CA in Gas Carburizing Atmosphere

Solidification and Homogenization Modeling of High Entropy Alloys

The Effects of Heating Rates on the Tempering of 4140 Steel


Processes and Applications

A Match of Material and Process: A Slip for Downhole Isolation Tools Made of a Cast Iron by Surface Hardening Treatments

Achieving Uniformity through Burner Spacing, Arrangement and Emerging Combustion Technology

Advancements in Control and Data Management for Heat Treatment

Comparison of Various Methods for Specifying and Determining the Case Depth of Nitrided Components

Effects of Forming Route and Heat Treatment on the Distortion Behavior of Case-Hardened Martensitic Steel type S156

Preventing Plant/Process Shutdowns Related To Momentary Short Circuits in Heat Treat Furnaces

Sources of Distortion Study during Quench Hardening using Computer Modeling

Test Piece Representation of Carburized Gear Heat Treatment


Quenching and Cooling

A New Test Method to Characterize Heat Transfer Coefficient Distribution in Industrial Gas Quenching Systems

An Experimental Study on Blade Curving due to Quenching in the Japanese Sword

An Inverse Method for Determining Steel Properties for Simulation of Phase Transformations during Quenching

Comparative Study of Neem and Mineral Oils for Quench Hardening of Steels

CFD Investigation of Quench Media and Orientation Effects on Structural Stress Induced in the Intense Quenching Processes for Aluminum Cylinder Heads

Development of Rotary-Arm Type Test System with a Small Platinum Ball Probe for Determination of Cooling Characteristics of Quenchants

Evaluation and Control Technique of Cooling Unevenness by Quenching Oil

Identification of the Important Process Parameters to Control Distortion and Residual Stress during Heat Treating

Numerical Model of Controlled Cooling of Steel Hot Rolled Bars

Quenching and Partitioning in Hot Stamped Steels

Re-wetting Behavior and Heat Extraction during Laboratory-scale Quenching Experiments using Two Probe Geometries

The Effect of Contamination on Cooling Curve Behavior of Polymer Quenchants


Surface Engineering / Nitriding

Alternative Surface Activation Techniques When Nitriding Stainless Steels

Effects of Composition, Starting Microstructure, and Tempering Conditions on the Changes in Core Properties after a Simulated Nitride Thermal Cycle

Electron Beam Re-melting to Improve Surface Properties of Hot Work Tool Steel

Nitriding and Ferritic Nitrocarburizing Atmospheres – Prediction and Control


Thermal Mechanical Processing / Welding

Aspects of Precise Heat Input Control for High Frequency Welding

Effect of Different Post Weld Heat Treatments (PWHT) on Electron Beam Welded AISI 5137 Steels

Simulation of Temperature Profile in Longitudinal Welded Tubes during High-Frequency Induction (HFI) Welding


Vacuum Processes and Technology

A New, Innovative Approach to Designing a Vacuum Furnace Hot Zone

Advanced Nickel Alloy for High Temperature Vacuum Baskets

Copper Evaporation during Low Pressure Carburizing

Low Pressure Carburizing Distortion Data Comparing Oil and High Pressure Gas Quenching

Low Pressure Carburizing of Powder Metal Components

Multiple-Chamber Vacuum Furnaces vs. Single-Chamber Vacuum Furnaces: A Review

Optimizing Cycle Time and Process Flexibility Using Vacuum Sealed Quenching

True Single-piece Flow Case Hardening for In-line Manufacturing

Vacuum Carburizing Steel Alloys Containing Strong Carbide Formers


Poster Session

Applicability of Modified T5 Temper for Aluminum Forged Parts

Boriding of AISI 440B Stainless Steel and Coating Characterization

Quenchant Characterization using the TENSI Probe

Thermal Fatigue in Hot Work Tool Steels – A Review

Ti6Al4V Nanocrystalline and Nanometric Powder Manufacturing and Characterization for Additive Manufacturing

TRD Process in a Novel Precipitation-Hardening Stainless Steels

Uphill Quenching of Aluminum Alloys