said last week that it will build a $40 million "oil country tubular goods" heat-treat
facility next to its Blytheville pipe mill.
Using a chemical-free process invented in Finland, Superior Thermowood would heat-treat
lumber at temperatures higher than that used in traditional kiln processes, making the wood durable and not prone to warping or rotting.
Experience and instinct may not be enough for those who heat-treat
tools made of today's high-tech materials.
in Cleveland, uses the Progressive Equipment system to treat water from a cooling tower that serves several furnaces used to heat-treat
It then reclaims the sand by burning binder agents with heat and oxygen and acts as a heat-treat
oven for new castings while the core-removal process is completed.
"The typical programmable controller is not designed to fit the conditions seen by the process engineer and the heat-treat
We perform thermal survey services that represent the time and temperature of your heat-treat
"With the MADI material, we use a special chemical composition and heat-treat
cycles that produce a unique microstructure more favorable to normal, less costly machining methods."
The melt, shakeout and heat-treat
areas of the foundry are the only parts of the facility not air-conditioned.
temperatures and times as listed in Aluminum Casting Technology from AFS.
Are you receiving sufficient value for your heat-treat