Article - 10 Jul 2012
Hot work tool steels are steels developed to tolerate high pressure, heat and abrasion conditions that prevail in manufacturing units.
Article - 28 Jun 2012
AISI 4140 is a chromium-molybdenum alloy steel, the chromium content provides good hardness penetration, and the molybdenum content ensures uniform hardness and high strength.
Article - 24 Aug 2008
Austral Wright Metals has introduced two new generation grades of ferritic stainless steel. These are 'new generation' ferritic grades, with extra low carbon and fully stabilised, so don't suffer the...
Article - 7 Jun 2013
The AISI grades of tool steels are the most common scale used to identify various grades of tool steel. The higher carbon grade tool steels are typically used for applications such as stamping dies,...
Article - 9 Jun 2001
Softening processes such as annealing and normalising, and hardening processes such as hardening, tempering, thermochemical processes, carburising, nitriding and boronising are all explained.
News - 23 Nov 2016
Lucifer Furnaces delivered a dual chamber high temp furnace to Compacting Tooling Inc. (CTI), McKeesport, PA. Model HS8-181224 is a custom size designed to meet Compacting Tooling’s load requirements....
Article - 31 Dec 2012
Ferrous metals are pure iron or an alloy that contains iron. The word ‘ferrous’ was derived from the Latin word ‘ferrum’ meaning iron.
Article - 8 Jan 2002
Stainless steels can be fabricated using most conventional techniques, although some different processing parameters may be required compared to plain carbon steels. These are investigated for...
News - 25 Jun 2003
Following the tragedy of September 11, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST have developed a new instrument for testing steel elements salvaged from the World Trade...
News - 25 Jun 2019
The need for energy-efficient, sustainable processes is increasing especially with regard to the frictions caused by high energy prices, increasing global warming and scarce resources. These...