The following is a complete list of feature articles that appeared in the pages of Industrial Heating in 2011.

2011 Feature Articles - By Month of Publication

JANUARY

"Display Technology Trends and a Future Look" - Peter Sherwin, Invensys Eurotherm

"Infrared Heating: Much More than Temperature" - Adrian Lunney and Cathal Wilson, Ceramicx

"Minimizing Electrical Power Costs in Operating Vacuum Furnaces" - Nicholas R. Cordisco and Real J. Fradette, Solar Manufacturing

"Potential Technology Growth Areas for 2011" - Bill Mayer, Industrial Heating

"Using Image Analysis in Combination with Traditional Microhardness Testing" - Clemex Technologies Inc.

FEBRUARY

"Distortion Reduction by Aqueous Polymer Quenching of Aluminum Alloys" - Lauralice C.F. Canale and Patricia Mariane Kavalco (University of Sao Paulo) and George E. Totten (Portland State University)

"Industrial-Scale Melting of Uranium Using Microwave Energy" - Kevin R. Brooks, MS Technology Inc.

"Installation of Dilute Oxygen Combustion System at Jinlong Anode Furnace" - Huang Yongfeng, Chen Yanjin and Huang Huirong (Jinlong Copper Co. Ltd.); Ren Xaoxue (Praxair China Investment Co. Ltd.); William Kobayashi (Praxair Inc.)

"Refractory Selection and Environmental Footprint" - Brian Bradley, Unifrax I LLC

MARCH

"Applying High-Temperature Heat-Pipe Technology to Precision Heat Treating and Materials Processing" - Peter Dussinger, Advanced Cooling Technologies

"Carbon Controlling with O2-Probe and L-Probe" - D. Mikulovic, MESA Electronic GmbH

"Maintenance for Cooling Towers: Protecting Process-Cooling Systems from Costly Fatigue" - Tom Ryder, Delta Cooling Towers

"New Capabilities in HPGQ Vacuum Furnaces" - J. Kula (Technical University of Lodz); M. Korecki and J. Olejnik (SECO/WARWICK)

APRIL

"Insulating Firebrick – Maximizing Energy Savings Through Product Selection" - Andy Wynn (Morgan Thermal Ceramics UK Ltd.); Massimiliano Marchetti and Ermanno Magni (Morgan Thermal Ceramics Italiana s.r.l.)

"Practical Applications of Computational Thermodynamics and Kinetics to Heat Treatment" - Paul Mason, Thermo-Calc Software Inc.

"Principles of Gas Nitriding: The Nitriding Process (Part 1)" - Daniel H. Herring, The Herring Group

"The Ellingham Diagram: How to Use it in Heat-Treat-Process Atmosphere Troubleshooting - Michael J. Stempo, Air Liquide International

MAY

"Computer Modeling of Induction Heating: Things to be Aware of, Things to Avoid" - Dr. Valery Rudnev, Inductoheat Inc.

"Implementing Process Controls and Automation in Heat Treating" - Jim Oakes, Super Systems Inc.

"New Ground in Metal-Powder Additive Manufacturing" - Rob Snoeijs, LayerWise

"Principles of Gas Nitriding (Part 2)" - Daniel H. Herring, The Herring Group

JUNE

"Cut Costs and Stay Competitive with Advanced Energy Management" - Bob Zak, Powerit Solutions North America

"Energy Conservation Through Proper Selection of Heat-Resistant Alloys" - Richard J. Grimm, Wirco Inc.

"It's Easy Being Green" - Reto Fehr and Wendell Keith, Keith Company

"Regenerative Burners or Oxy-Fuel Burners for Your Furnace Upgrade?" - Jared S. Kaufman and Josh Marino, Tenova Core

AUGUST

"Advanced Process Controller Improves Refractory Production" - Steve Maus, West Control Solutions

"Automated Hardness Testing Improves Productivity, Accuracy, Efficiency" - Bill O'Neill, Wilson Hardness

"Induction Hardening of Very Large Rings and Bearings" - Otto Carsen, Stefan Dappen and Dirk M. Schibisch (SMS Elotherm GmbH); George Burnet (translator, SMS Elotherm North America)

"Review of eBeam 2010" - R. Bakish, Bakish Materials Corp.

SEPTEMBER

"Precision Quenching – Adding Science to Art" - Michael DiDonato, Thermatool Corp.

"Principles of Gas Nitriding (Part 3)" - Daniel H. Herring, The Herring Group

"Procedures for Reducing Atmosphere Consumption, Operating Costs" - James G. Marsden, FAPMI and James G. Marsden II, F.A.S.T. Inc.

"Quenchants Derived from Vegetable Oils as Alternatives to Petroleum Oil" - Lauralice C.F. Canale and Ester Carvalho de Souza (University of Sao Paulo); George E. Totten (Portland State University)

"Raw vs. Part Heat Treatments – What is the Difference?" - Robert Hill, Solar Atmospheres

OCTOBER

"Are Your Industrial Controllers Fluent in (M)any Languages?" - Invensys Eurotherm

"Ceramics for Industrial Heating" - David Watkins, KEIR Manufacturing

"Computer Modeling Helps Identify Induction Heating Misassumptions and Unknowns" - Dr. Valery Rudnev, Inductoheat Inc.

"Greener Thermal Processing Leads to a Greener Bottom Line" - Aymeric Goldsteinas and Jim Grann, Ipsen Inc.

"The Basics of Pulse Firing" - Dan Curry, Eclipse Inc.

NOVEMBER

"Clean-Steel Practices in the Melt Shop" - Chuck Fryman, Ellwood Quality Steels

"Landing-Gear Heat Treatment" - Carmine Filice, VAC AERO International; Daniel H. Herring, The Herring Group; Paul Vanderpol, Goodrich

"Microstructure of Nitrided Steels" - George F. Vander Voort, Struers Inc.

"New Checklist for Nadcap Audits" - Joanna Leigh, PRI

DECEMBER

"Common Industrial Communications Protocols" - Clayton Wilson, Yokogawa Corporation of America

"Gearing Up for Performance" - Jochen C. Huljus and Dirk M. Schibisch, SMS Elotherm GmbH

New Lean-Nickel Alloy for Use in High-Temperature Heating Applications" - Dr. Heike Hattendorg, ThyssenKrupp VDM; Larry Paul, ThyssenKrupp VDM USA Inc.; and Craig Dykhuizen, NOVA Industries

"Temperature Control and Uniformity in Industrial High-Temperature Atmosphere/Vacuum Furnaces" - Claus Joens, Elnik Systems

2011 Feature Articles - By Subject Matter

Ceramics & Refractories/Insulation
“Refractory Selection and Environmental Footprint” (February)
“Insulating Firebrick – Maximizing Energy Savings Through Product Selection” (April)
“It’s Easy Being Green” (June)
“Ceramics for Industrial Heating” (October)

Heat & Corrosion Resistant Alloys/Composites
“Maintenance for Cooling Towers: Protecting Process-Cooling Systems from Costly Fatigue” (March)
“Energy Conservation Through Proper Selection of Heat-Resistant Alloys” (June)
“Principles of Gas Nitriding – Part 3” (September)
“New Lean-Nickel Alloy for Use in High-Temperature Heating Applications” (December)

Heat Treating
“Infrared Heating: Much More than Temperature” (January)
“Applying High-Temperature Heat-Pipe Technology to Precision Heat Treating and Materials Processing” (March)
“Principles of Gas Nitriding: The Nitriding Process (April)
“Cut Costs and Stay Competitive with Advanced Energy Management” (June)
“Precision Quenching – Adding Science to Art” (September)
“Quenchants Derived from Vegetable Oils as Alternatives to Petroleum Oil” (September)
“Greener Thermal Processing Leads to a Greener Bottom Line” (October)
“New Checklist for Nadcap Audits” (November)

Induction Heat Treating
“Computer Modeling of Induction Heating: Things to be Aware of, Things to Avoid” (May)
“Induction Hardening of Very Large Rings and Bearings” (August)
“Computer Modeling Helps Identify Induction Heating Misassumptions and Unknowns” (October)
“Gearing Up for Performance” (December)

Industrial Gases/Combustion
“Installation of Dilute Oxygen Combustion System at Jinlong Anode Furnace” (February)
“The Ellingham Diagram: How to Use it in Heat-Treat-Process Atmosphere Troubleshooting (April)
“Regenerative Burners or Oxy-Fuel Burners for Your Furnace Upgrade?” (June)
“The Basics of Pulse Firing” (October)

Materials Characterization & Testing
“Using Image Analysis in Combination with Traditional Microhardness Testing” (January)
“Practical Applications of Computational Thermodynamics and Kinetics to Heat Treatment” (April)
“Automated Hardness Testing Improves Productivity, Accuracy, Efficiency” (August)
“Microstructure of Nitrided Steels” (November)
  Melting/Forming/Joining
“Industrial-Scale Melting of Uranium Using Microwave Energy” (February)
“Review of eBeam 2010” (August)
“Clean-Steel Practices in the Melt Shop” (November)

Nonferrous Heat Treating
“Distortion Reduction by Aqueous Polymer Quenching of Aluminum Alloys” (February)

Process Control & Instrumentation
“Display Technology Trends and a Future Look” (January)
“Carbon Controlling with O2-Probe and L-Probe” (March)
“Implementing Process Controls and Automation in Heat Treating (May)
“Advanced Process Controller Improves Refractory Production” (August)
“Are Your Industrial Controllers Fluent in (M)any Languages” (October)
“Common Industrial Communications Protocols” (December)

Sintering/Powder Metallurgy
“New Ground in Metal-Powder Additive Manufacturing” (May)
“Procedures for Reducing Atmosphere Consumption, Operating Costs” (September)
“Temperature Control and Uniformity in Industrial High-Temperature Atmosphere/Vacuum Furnaces” (December)

Special Feature
“Potential Technology Growth Areas for 2011” (January)

Vacuum/Surface Treating
“Infrared Heating: Much More than Temperature” (January)
“New Capabilities in MPGQ Vacuum Furnaces” (March)
“Principles of Gas Nitriding – Part 2” (May)
“Raw vs. Part Heat Treatments – What is the Difference?” (September)
“Landing-Gear Heat Treatment” (November)