The need for lighter and safer vehicles increases the demand for stronger steels in automotive bodies. Aerospace components have many of the same demands but on a more rigidly controlled level with a wider variety of materials.
A general trend is evident in iron and steel works. As alloys, products and designs are constantly improving, processes have started running hotter to keep up with the production requirements while trying to maintain the same or better process efficiencies.
Fluctuating energy costs, spikes in raw-material prices and the ever-increasing debate with changes nationwide over minimum-wage levels all add to the relentless pressure on the bottom line of an everyday heat treater.
As a responsible corporate neighbor and partner, decisions made within Honda of America Manufacturing Inc. (“Honda”) affect not only the local community but have far-reaching ramifications both nationally and internationally.
Using a thermal-capture burner is the single-most-important factor in getting the most energy out of each dollar you spend on fuel. Understanding how this works can help you pick the right burner for your application.