ASM International (Materials Park, Ohio) releasedPractical Heat Treating, 2nd ed., a 300-p book that describes heat-treating technology in clear, concise and non-theoretical language. It can be used as a guide for design and manufacturing engineers, technicians, students, and others who need to understand why heat treatment is specified and how different processes are used to obtain desired properties. This new edition includes updated information about new processes and process control techniques that have been developed or refined in recent years. Helpful appendices have been added on decarburization of steels, boost/diffuse cycles for carburizing, and process verification. Info # 245 or