American Fastener Journal – Heat Treating is Your Last Line of Defense

In this feature article, American Fastener Journal asks: Are you certain that the quality of your heat treating is meeting your specifications from lot to lot? How do you know, if your heat treater isn’t providing you with digital print-outs that were recorded in real time to guarantee temperature ramp rates, atmosphere control and soak times? No longer can you assume that a thorough process of part design, production management, quality control and testing will guard against part failure, when processing is the lynchpin of final quality. A heat treat assurance program that includes a focus on digitally controlled cycles can produce repeatability with real-time monitoring of heat treating cycles. Read more on how heat treat cycles can be customized in modeling software to meet the material chemistry of your parts. Read more.