Working With Your Heat Treater

Over the years we’ve learned of many success stories and even more failures with regard to the outcome of a heat treated tool or piece of steel.  The discussion following the failures is seldom calm and, hindsight being 20/20, most of the failures could have been avoided if the details were discussed during the early […]

By |July 21st, 2015|heat treating|Comments Off on Working With Your Heat Treater

What Is Heat Treating?

What is heat treating?  Simply defined, it is the controlled heating and cooling of steel in order to enhance certain mechanical and physical properties.  We could go into a deep metallurgical explanation, but you would probably fall asleep, or get easily distracted by all the extra research you would do on tempered martensite or retained […]

By |July 14th, 2015|heat treating|Comments Off on What Is Heat Treating?