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Baker Furnace develops point-and-click augmented reality platform for its furnaces

April 16, 2019

Baker Furnace, Yorba Linda, Calif., a division of Thermal Product Solutions, has developed an augmented reality (AR) platform for its furnace lines, allowing operators, maintenance personnel, and engineers to interact with the furnace through a tablet.

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Universal Stainless invests $10 million for upgrades to specialty steel facility in New York

April 16, 2019

Universal Stainless and Alloy Products Inc., Bridgeville, Pa., announces that it has added a new bar turn and burnish line and a new General Electric phased-array nondestructive testing system to its facility in Dunkirk, New York.

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Wisconsin Oven designs solution heat treat/chiller system for aerospace company

April 16, 2019

Wisconsin Oven Corp., East Troy, announces that it has shipped an electrically heated horizontal solution treat system with a chiller system to a manufacturer in the aerospace industry.

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ATI extends purchase agreement with Rolls-Royce for rotating-disc-quality nickel alloys

April 11, 2019

Allegheny Technologies Inc., Pittsburgh, announces that it has extended its Long-Term Purchase Agreement (LTPA) with Rolls-Royce to supply rotating-disc-quality nickel-base and other specialty alloys for its Trent engine family.

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Solar Atmospheres facility to install 12-foot vacuum furnace to process titanium

April 01, 2019

Solar Atmospheres, Greenville, S.C., announces that it has ordered a new 12-foot car-bottom vacuum furnace with advanced pumping system and rapid cooling capability manufactured by sister company Solar Manufacturing, Hermitage, Pa.

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Nucor to invest $1.35 billion for new mill producing 1.2 million tons of steel plate per year

March 29, 2019

Nucor Corp., Charlotte, N.C., announces that it will build its new state of the art steel plate mill in Brandenburg, Kentucky, located along the Ohio River southwest of Louisville.

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AFC Holcroft integral quench batch furnace enables heat treater to expand production

March 29, 2019

AFC-Holcroft, Wixom, Mich., reports that Modern Heat Treat, Richland Hills, Texas, added several UBQ (Universal Batch Quench) furnaces and companion equipment to its installed base throughout the year in 2018, including equipment similar to that already in operation in its facility.

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Seco Warwick CAB furnace enables auto parts maker to cut costs, control brazing quality

March 29, 2019

Seco Warwick, Meadville, Pa., has delivered and commissioned the first-ever vacuum purging semi-continuous Active Only CAB furnace for a North American automotive aftermarket manufacturer.

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Lindberg MPH aluminum melting-holding furnace has melt rate of 3000 pounds/hour

March 29, 2019

Lindberg MPH, Riverside, Mich., announces that it has designed a melting and holding furnace with an aluminum melt rate of 3000 pounds per hour and the capacity to hold up to 40,000 pounds of aluminum.

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One Minute Mentor: Normalizing Ductile Iron

March 29, 2019

Normalizing (air cooling following austenitizing) can result in a considerable improvement in tensile strength and may be used in the production of ductile iron of ASTM type 100-70-03.

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