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Improving the Nitriding Process Using ZeroFlow® Gas Nitriding Technology

November 14, 2017

Gas nitriding has been performed for almost a century with many variations over the years. The benefits of nitriding are well documented and nitriding has gained amazing industrial acceptance. However, the equipment and control of the nitrided layer has continued to be challenging, and as such, nitriding is still slowly being adopted by industry, but the rate of change is improving.

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One Minute Mentor: Fatigue Testing of 316 Stainless Steel Round Bar

November 13, 2017

The graph shows the results of fatigue testing of standard round bar 316 stainless steel specimens, in tension-compression cycling (R = –1) The symbols represent different sets of specimens, with nontreated specimens identified by triangles, treated specimens by squares.

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Ipsen expands calibration, testing services of heat treating systems for Nadcap rules

November 09, 2017

Ipsen, Cherry Valley, Ill., has expanded its services to include calibration and survey services that adhere to strict Nadcap requirements.

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New XRD system combines Turbo X-ray source, Eiger photon detector, Atlas goniometer

November 08, 2017

Bruker AXS, Billerica, Mass., announces that its new D8 Discover Plus X-ray diffraction system combines the high power of the TXS-HE high-efficiency Turbo X-ray Source, with the large detection area and dynamic range of the Eiger2 R 500K multi-mode hybrid photon counting detector, and the high-endurance Atlas goniometer.

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Biography Highlights Inspirational Life of Scientist and Educator Y. Austin Chang

November 07, 2017

Emigrating from China to the US in 1950, Y. Austin Chang obtained a PhD in metallurgy and became a world-renowned expert in thermodynamics and metal alloys. In addition to his scientific accomplishments, his role as a beloved educator, mentor, and devoted family man is told in this warm biography.

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Buehler introduces Ecomet 30 robust semi-automatic and manual grinder/polisher

November 07, 2017

Buehler Ltd., Lake Bluff, Ill., introduces the EcoMet 30 semi-automatic and manual grinder and polisher for service in heat treat, automotive, aerospace, and electronic laboratory environments where fast, reliable results are required.

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Ipsen expands calibration and survey services for Nadcap requirements

November 05, 2017

Ipsen, Cherry Valley, Ill., has expanded its services to include calibration and survey services that adhere to strict Nadcap requirements.

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TimkenSteel expands quench and temper heat treating capacity by 50,000 tons

November 05, 2017

TimkenSteel, Canton, Ohio, announces that it has brought a new $40 million heat treating facility online in Canton.

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Spray Tips: Rotameters

November 01, 2017

Rotameters, often called variable-area flowmeters or flow tubes, consist of a vertical glass or polymeric tube having a tapered or conical gas passage (hence, variable area) over the length of the tube.

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International workshop addresses fatigue related data standards

November 01, 2017

Nearly 20 materials data experts gathered during MS&T17 in Pittsburgh for the first plenary session of the CEN Workshop on Mechanical Test Data (METEDA).

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