Taking a Shine to Cylinders

Petry, Corinna C.
October 2005
Metal Center News;Oct2005, Vol. 45 Issue 11, p46
Trade Publication
Focuses on the production operations of Industrial Hard Chrome, a specialist in chrome-plated bar and tube in Geneva, Illinois. Utilization of laser measuring in the grinding operation of the company; Rate of in-house reject products; Determination of the company's engineers to pioneer the selective hardening process.


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