Top 5 Most Popular Articles of 2017
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.