A complete list of our Technical Articles and Publications
by subject is shown below.
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Technical information is provided on two (2) of the most
common heat treating processes for case hardening (the others
being nitriding and nitrocarburizing) used in different
types of atmosphere and vacuum furnaces.
Technical data for education and engineering assistance
is offered including basic information on various chemical
elements and alloys used in the heat treatment industry.
Information about the heat treatment of fasteners, springs
and wire forms are covered in a series of articles.
Metallurgy: Technical articles focused on understanding
the metallurgy of heat treating with particular emphasis on
stainless and tool steels.
Gear heat treatment and metallurgy is discussed for both
ferrous (iron and steel) and nonferrous gears commonly used
in the heat treat industry.
Consulting information is provided in a number of areas
including heat treat consulting, industrial education, problem
solving, equipment troubleshooting and repairs.
Treating, Atmosphere: Technical information on the
safe use of atmospheres in all types of furnaces is discussed
to help in the education of operators and users of heat
treatment furnaces and ovens.
Treating, Vacuum: Technical information on the processing
of ferrous and nonferrous materials in all types of vacuum
furnaces including tips on troubleshooting and repairs of
common components used on vacuum heat treatment furnaces.
Heating Blogs (The Experts Speak): A listing of short
technical articles and answers to frequently asked questions
in the field of heat treating, metallurgy, materials manufacturing,
equipment and maintenance posted on the Industrial
Heating website (www.IndustrialHeating.com).
The Heat Treat Doctor explains both planned and preventative
maintenance practices and procedures used in the heat treat
industry based on his years of practical heat treat consulting
and industrial education experience.
Cellular: Learn how heat treat processes such as
brazing, carburizing, carbonitriding, nitriding, and sintering
can be integrated into the mainstream of manufacturing using
lean manufacturing and Just-in-Time principles.
Technical articles are provided on various metallurgy and
metallurgical subjects as they relate to heat treating and
the heat treat industry.
Understand how Dan Herring, The Heat Treat Doctor can help
you learn about the nitriding and nitrocarburizing processes.
Metallurgy : Heat treat facts on a variety of nonferrous
alloys including aluminum, titanium, and superalloys are
covered in these papers.
High Gas Pressure: The use of high pressure gas
quenching technology is expanding in the heat treatment
industry. The HERRING GROUP, Inc. is a leader in helping
with instruction, education, and problem solving in this
Oil: Oil quenching technology is a standard in the
heat treat industry. Daniel H. Herring, The Heat Treat Doctor
has written a number of technical articles on the subject
of oil quenching both in atmosphere and vacuum furnaces.
Basic science and fundamental principles are explained to
provide engineering assistance on common science subjects
needed in the heat treatment industry.
and Controls: The Heat Treat Doctor explains some
of the more common heat treat sensors and controls for the
ferrous and nonferrous heat treatment industry. Troubleshooting
and repairs are also discussed.
Power metallurgy is an expanding field. Let Dan Herring,
The Heat Treat Doctor explain the technology so as to help
in problem solving and heat treatment of P/M materials.
Various tests and test apparatus in the heat treating industry
are explained in simple terms which The Heat Treat Doctor
uses in his teaching, instruction, and industrial education