This podcast is the first in a series on vacuum furnace brazing. It is an overview of the different types of brazing processes and why vacuum furnace brazing is superior to other joining methods, particularly torch brazing and welding.
Distortion and cracking of parts is a common problem for heat treaters. This podcast is a discussion on how to prevent and reduce the distortion and cracking of tool steels and other ferrous alloys when cooling parts in a gas-quenching vacuum furnace.
This podcast features a discussion on how contaminants develop on ceramic insulators, how contamination affects the operation and performance of a vacuum furnace, and how to keep ceramic insulators clean of contaminants.
A discussion on the importance of measuring and monitoring the trace levels of dew point (water vapor), oxygen and other gases to reduce part contamination through the use of a residual gas analyzer for in-process vacuum analysis, research and development, and maintenance.
This month’s podcast is Part 1 on the importance of measuring and monitoring the trace levels of dew point and oxygen in quench gases to reduce part contamination while processing in a vacuum furnace.
This is the fourth and final podcast in a series on the benefits of vacuum-furnace preventive maintenance. The concluding installment is a discussion about the importance of maintaining hot-zone power supplies.
This installment serves as the third part of our discussion on vacuum-furnace preventive maintenance. Bill Jones advises listeners about how to properly maintain diffusion pumps.
October’s installment is a continuation of August’s podcast, which featured tips on vacuum-furnace preventive maintenance. Listen to leaders in the thermal-processing industry share their experience about keeping your vacuum furnace in top condition.
August’s installment features tips on vacuum-furnace preventive maintenance. Listen to leaders in the thermal-processing industry share their experience about keeping your vacuum furnace in top condition.
This follow-up to part 1 in April continues to explore why graphite has grown to be the material of choice for vacuum-furnace heating elements and insulation over the last 20-25 years. Choosing graphite materials for certain hot-zone components is so important two podcasts on the subject are needed.