Taking the heat
- Comparing induction processes. Bergmann, Robert E. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Aug96, Vol. 150 Issue 2, p40S
Reports on the results of a Gear Research Institute study evaluating approaches to induction hardening. Metallurgical design; Processing; Bending fatigue; Toughness; Benefits of induction hardening.
- Metallurgical considerations in induction hardening. Roen, Gary // Industrial Heating;Mar97, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p37
Presents a discussion on some of the major considerations in pursuing a successful induction hardening operation, based on a paper which was presented at the 6th International Induction Heating Seminar. Purpose of performing an induction hardening operation; Importance of knowing the...
- Induction surface hardening of steel. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Aug98, Vol. 154 Issue 2, pH38
Focuses on induction surface hardening of steel. High power densities and short heating times; Power ratings for; Effects of heating time on case depth.
- Design for induction hardening. Pearson, Eric A. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Aug98, Vol. 154 Issue 2, pH19
Presents practical design guidelines for induction hardened parts. Induction heat treatment for hardening machine parts; Transmission component applications; Importance of materials selection and prior microstructure; Geometrical features of the design; Advantages of design for induction; Mass...
- Heat treating with lasers. Migliore, Leonard R. // Advanced Materials & Processes;Aug98, Vol. 154 Issue 2, pH25
Focuses on the use of lasers in heat treating for hardening. Lasers as energy sources; Absorption of laser light; Appropriate heat treatment; Laser systems consideration; Heat treat patterns; Examples of laser hardening.
- Induction Tempering of Steel. Weiss, Kuno; Rudnev, Valery; Cook, Ray; Loveless, Don; Black, Micah // Advanced Materials & Processes;Aug99, Vol. 156 Issue 2, pH19
Deals with the self-tempering and induction tempering methods of improving the properties of induction hardened parts. Parameters in short-time induction tempering; How internal stresses arise during induction hardening; Niche for self-tempering; Reasons coil is not used for both hardening and...
- Superhardness of cast iron induced by copper under laser treatment. Kozlov, G. I. // Technical Physics Letters;Dec99, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p997
A new phenomenon has been observed, i.e., the copper-induced formation of superhard cast iron having a microhardness up to 22 000 MPa as a result of cw laser treatment of the surface of gray iron covered with a thin copper inductor layer. The induction phenomenon involves the inductor in close...
- The Illumination-Time and Wavelength Dependences of Photoinduced Hardening of C[sub 60] Crystals. Manika, I.; Maniks, J.; Pokulis, R.; Kalnacs, J. // Physics of the Solid State;Mar2002, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p432
The fullerite photopolymerization in air in the wavelength range 350-900 nm was investigated using microhardness and dislocation mobility methods. The photoinduced effects of the hardening and reduction of a dislocation mobility were found to increase linearly with increasing photon energy. The...
- Timeless Information: Nearly. Kubel, Ed // Heat Treating Progress;Oct2009, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Greg Felt on the relevance of induction hardened case depth for torsional applications and one by Fred Specht on the significance of water cooling for induction systems.