Solar Atmospheres Inc., Souderton, Pa.
Co- author Robert Lacock (email@example.com) is marketing manager of Solar Atmopsheres Inc., Souderton, Pa. He can be reached at (800) 347-3236. For additional information visit www.solaratm.com
The thermal treatment of forging dies to extend their service life is both a science and an art. Accurate control of temperature cycles and precision monitoring of temperature profiles within the die are critical to successful results. Ion nitriding – as a surface-hardening process – is also an option to extend die life.
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