Article - 4 Jul 2002
Vacuum induction melting is a process used for high purity metals and alloys. The process and furnace components are outlined. The types of materials typically processed, removal of impurities and...
Article - 14 Dec 2017
High temperature vacuum furnaces are mainly used for heat treatment of samples under partial gas atmospheres and at low pressure (down to 10-6 mbar).
Article - 7 Apr 2003
A case study on rubber seals in a vacuum arc reduction furnace for titanium alloy production is presented. The reasons for changing from the original seal material to a moulded silicone rubber seal...
Article - 15 Dec 2005
Aluminas (Al2O3) are generally more chemically resistant, harder, stronger and more refractory than mullite. McDanel Ceramic Technologies offer a range of grades of alumina, and the applications that...
Article - 8 Aug 2017
Graphite is a soft, slippery, greyish-black material that has a metallic luster. It is opaque to light and is a good conductor of electricity and heat.
Article - 12 May 2017
H.C. Starck Solutions’ fabricated product solutions cater to brazing, annealing, sintering, vacuum heat treating, and all high temperature furnace applications.
Article - 13 Aug 2018
Furnaces are used for many reasons and across many industries, with some of the most widely used applications being in heat treatment and smelting applications.
Article - 29 Mar 2004
Tool steels often require require heat treatment prior to entering service. The processes such as normalising, annealing and decarburisation are described. Some sspects that should be considered...
Article - 31 May 2013
H.C. Starck Solutions provides offers value-added product solutions for heat treatment of large aerospace components in vacuum furnaces.
Article - 11 Apr 2001
An innovative titanium casting technology developed by Taramm is outlined. It incorporates vaccum melting and pouring and uses purpose designed moulds which generates a magnetic field resulting in...