Have you ever considered how your car-buying habits affect the thermal-processing industry in this country? The simple answer is that if you are not buying American-made cars, our industry suffers. The more difficult question is: What is an American-made car? This used to be simple when you could say that anything coming from the Big-3 was an American car. In our global economy, however, it is not quite so simple.
Check out the January 2016 issue of Industrial Heating, which includes a cover story on case hardening, as well as articles on using failure analysis to discover and mitigate crack propagation, applications and properties of vacuum oil quenching, and much more.