Perhaps a half-dozen times over the course of The Doctor’s career have vacuum furnace users reported the presence of a white layer on the surface and near-surface of steel and stainless steel component parts after vacuum hardening and/or carburizing followed by vacuum oil quenching.
Conserving energy and the CO2 reduction that accompanies it is a good thing for your company’s bottom line. In our energy-intensive industry, we are always on the lookout for the next thing to help us save.
Based in Brampton, Ontario, Metex performs neutral hardening, carburizing, carbonitriding and induction hardening services for the automotive, military, mining, heavy equipment and construction industries.
One of the many vacuum processes to take note of today is that of diffusion bonding (aka diffusion welding or thermo-compression bonding). This technology, although highly specialized, continues to gain in popularity with design engineers and is finding more applications throughout manufacturing. Let’s learn more.