Technical Papers

As Seen In Thermal Processing for Gear Solutions

TitleAuthor
Process Automation and Controls for Carburizing (Fall 2012)Jim Oakes
Using Process Control and SCADA in Heat Treat for Process Improvement (Spring 2013)Jim Oakes
Furance Atmospheres are Critical to Meeting Specifications (Fall 2013)Jim Oakes
Furnace Atmospheres and Temperature Are What Determine Metallurgical Results (Spring 2014)Jim Oakes
Poor Carbon Control Can Result in Unintentionally Low or High Carbon Potential (Fall 2014)Jim Oakes & Chuck Thomas
Today’s Control Technology Enables Adjustments in the Furnace Atmosphere
Correlated to the Percent Carbon Calculation (Fall 2015)
Jim Oakes
The Success of a Nitriding Process Depends on the Ability to Meet Metallurgical
Requirements involving Microstructures, Surface Hardness, Case Hardness, and,
in Some Cases, the Part’s Appearance (Spring 2016)
Jim Oakes
Certifications and Guidelines are Put in Place to Help Achieve Consistency and Quality of Heat-Treated Parts (Winter 2017)Jim Oakes
Getting the Right Endothermic Gas is Essential for Producing Quality Heat-Treated Parts (Spring 2017)Jim Oakes
PID Algorithms are Essential for Uniform Furnace Temperatures (Summer 2017)Jim Oakes
Heat Treaters Can Benefit from Current Technology and Advancements on the Horizon (Summer 2017)Jim Oakes
Endothermic generator controllers can help free up heat treaters to focus on other aspects of carburizing (Fall 2017)Bob Fincken
Understanding Gas Composition (Winter 2018)Jim Oakes
Operational Efficiencies and Minimizing Energy Consumption (Fall 2019)Damian Bratcher