Balancing the Speed and Technology of Additive Manufacturing with the Mature and Methodical Thermal Processing Industry
This paper covers the relationship between the fast-moving industry that is 3D printing with the more mature and methodical industry of traditional thermal processing.
Evaluating the Condition of your Vacuum Furnace: 5-Point Checklist
Avoid downtime by following these simple steps to evaluate the condition of your vacuum furnace equipment as suggested by the Ipsen Customer Service Team.
Protecting Your Vacuum Furnace with Maintenance
Successful operation and maintenance of a vacuum heat-treating system not only requires strict adherence to a carefully scheduled maintenance program, but also a deeper understanding of best practices.
Optimizing Thermal Processing Operations with Predictive Maintenance
By examining the emergence of predictive maintenance, one can better understand how companies are able to successfully increase production and optimize operations.
Obtaining Nadcap Accreditation: Helping You Pass Your Audit
Nadcap accreditation and AMS standards play a key role in ensuring those utilizing special processes and heat treating for Aerospace parts adhere to consistent, high-quality standards.
Ion Vapor Deposition Aluminum Coating - Application of the Process at Boeing
This paper outlines best practices and insights into how the IVD aluminum coating process has advanced the Aerospace industry.
Stay Ahead of the Curve with Advanced Controls Technology
Learn how advanced controls can help you obtain and replicate desired results, as well as streamline your process, creating time and cost savings.
Optimizing Case-Depth Uniformity in High-Quality Gears: An In-Depth Study of AvaC
The use of vacuum technology for carburizing reduces both processing time and the number of manufacturing steps required to produce a part, resulting in increased productivity and lower part cost.
AvaC - Acetylene Vacuum Carburizing
AvaC is a proven process for vacuum carburizing with acetylene. This paper highlights important advantages and gives an in-depth look at this cost-effective technology that is yielding superior results.
Heat Treatment of Stainless Steels Using the SolNit Process
This paper describes the SolNit industrial heat-treating process and how it allows low-grade stainless steel to be hardened and used for everything from surgical tools to household appliances.
Advances in Thermochemical Diffusion Processes
This paper reviews developments in thermochemical diffusion, the evolution of nitriding and ferritic nitrocarburizing, and special thermochemical processes for stainless steels.
Tips to Keep the Heart of Your Vacuum Furnace System Healthy and Pumping
Get the best performance out of your vacuum furnace by selecting the most appropriate pumping system for your specific process and by following a few simple maintenance tips.
Make Your Atmosphere Furnace Work for You: Tips of the Trade
When carburizing and quenching parts, it is essential to achieve uniformity of temperature and gassing, optimize flow and aim for ideal quench speeds and heat extraction.
Atmosphere Questions & Answers: A Firsthand Look at Ipsen’s ATLAS
Ipsen's Atmosphere Products Manager sits down for a Q & A, giving us a firsthand look at Ipsen’s single-chain, in-out style ATLAS furnace.
Aerospace Aluminum Brazing and Compliance: Meeting AMS 2750E and Nadcap Certifications
Increase your knowledge and understanding of aerospace aluminum brazing and compliance and learn about proper implementation to meet Nadcap certification requirements.
Key Features and Components of High-Performance Vacuum MIM Sintering Furnaces
The use of MIM parts is expanding into many applications and industries. This article explores improvements needed to meet the increasing number of technical specifications and requirements.
Vacuum Debinding and Sintering for Ultimate Component Purity
This paper examines the benefits of Ipsen's vacuum debinding and sintering furnaces and how they deliver superior, more consistent part quality and tackle problematic contaminants.
Mexico’s Automobile Industry Powers Forward, Ipsen and Imesaza Aid Expansion
Ipsen is working hand in hand with major suppliers from the European Automotive industry to successfully expand into Mexico.
Ipsen Delivers Three-Row Pusher Furnace with Small Footprint to Mercedes-Benz
Ipsen created a special atmosphere heat-treating system for Mercedes-Benz. The three-row Pusher system requires comparatively less floor space and power consumption than other furnaces.
Manufacturer's Guide to Heat Treating Large Gears
Special emphasis must be put on the heat-treating methods used for large gears found in mining, steel, construction and energy applications. Read more in Gear Technology.
Nickel Brazing - A TITAN Case Study
Ipsen’s TITAN vacuum furnace is designed for versatility and efficiency. Commercial heat treater Rockford Heat Treaters, Inc. share their experience in this case study on nickel brazing.
Close Process Control Yields Nitriding Consistency, Repeatability
The development of process sensors and computer control systems has improved both nitriding and nitrocarburizing process consistency and repeatability. Read more in Heat Treating Progress.
Bright Tempering: Achieving High-Quality Appearance During Tempering
Cleanliness and efficiency are of the utmost importance when tempering. This paper discusses how to prevent discoloration and other important aspects of the tempering process.
Anything but Dirty
Many firms, like Ipsen, create manufacturing jobs that defy the image of greasy shop floors and hard physical labor. Read more in German American Trade Magazine.
Flexibility has become an important aspect in heat treatment and IPSEN International has found a hot solution. Read more in SEW Drive World Magazine.
Redefining Quenching Technology
This article examines gas quenching and how it eliminates environmental and safety problems connected with liquid quenching and produces less distortion.