Here’s a look at the five most viewed articles on Industrial Heating’s website in 2017 (based on page views from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31). Enjoy!

 

5. Calculation of Heat-Treating Costs

Heat-treat costs are difficult to get a handle on. In this article, an accurate cost process is established.

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4. Troubleshooting Thermocouple Failures in High-Temperature Applications

When a thermocouple fails in your control system, bad things happen. The impact may be minimal, or it can mean hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost product or delayed production.

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3. Comparing Induction Hardening, Case Hardening

Heat treatment plays an important role for keeping geometrical dimensions as small as possible and boosting the component’s resistance to ever-increasing loads at the same time.

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2. How to Maximize Burner Efficiency

Because energy costs are a major factor for many industrial processes, it makes sense to carefully analyze how the natural gas is being used and whether the system is running at peak efficiency.

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1. Understanding the Jominy End-Quench Test

The Jominy end-quench test is used to measure the hardenability of a steel, which is a measure of the capacity of the steel to harden in depth under a given set of conditions. This article considers the basic concepts of hardenability and the Jominy test.

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