Nucor Corp. acquired certain assets from Century Tube LLC. Based in Madison, Ind., Century Tube supplies carbon steel tubing for automotive and other mechanical and structural applications. The company offers round, square, rectangular, oval and other special welded shapes of mechanical steel tubing. Century Tube, which also supplies induction heat-treated tubes for automotive applications, operates from a 280,000-square-foot facility located on 33 acres.
Registration is open for IHEA’s Fundamentals of Industrial Process Heating online learning course, which begins on April 15. The course is ideal for students who wish to further their studies at home or work in a flexible web-based, distance-learning format. It’s an affordable alternative to campus-based classes and allows students to go at their own pace.
How many hours per week do you work on average? How satisfied are you with certain elements of your job? What will be the biggest challenge for your company in the next 12 months? See how thermal-processing employees from across the country answered these questions and more.
By adding more components while striving to reduce vehicle weight means that not only are there more parts that have to be heat treated, but the size of the parts being heat treated are reduced. This trend has been coined “dematerialization” and is perfect for induction heating.
Dr. Valery Rudnev was recognized during the opening ceremony of the American Society for Materials (ASM International) Thermal Processing in Motion conference. Dr. Rudnev, director of science and technology at Inductoheat Inc., an Inductotherm Group Company, received two awards for his contributions in the field of induction heating and heat treating.
inTEST Corp. announced that its thermal segment subsidiary, Ambrell Corp., opened a new induction-heating manufacturing facility in Rochester, N.Y. Construction was completed in April. All equipment, production assets and employees have been transferred from the previous manufacturing facility in Scottsville, N.Y., to the new 80,000-square-foot facility. The former plant was 40,000 square feet.
The Voyager HHT portable hand-held induction heating system is designed for use in tight spaces. Suited for brazing, heating, drying and coating applications, it moves the assembly line directly to the finished assembly.
Check out the November 2019 issue of Industrial Heating, featuring the Most-Viewed Vacuum/Surface Treating Articles, "Bringing Machine Learning to Nonmetallic Inclusions in Steelmaking", "The Overlooked Efficiency Opportunity: Intelligent Process Cooling", and much more.