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Year: 2017

TOP NOTCH EVENT – 18th INTERNATIONAL HEAT TREATMENT EXHIBITION (BEIJING)

Hardly a moment passed without a visitor interacting with the UPC team during the 18th International Heat Treatment Exhibition in Beijing, China. The three action-packed days also included a highly focused conference program highlighting innovations that reduce cost, increase productivity and maximize efficiency. This year, UPC debuted the Atmosphere Engineering™ brand of flow and atmosphere

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FURNACE AND GENERATOR CONTROLS IN PACE WITH CQI-9

At the 3rd Continuous Furnace Training Symposium held in Monterrey, Mexico on November 7-8, 2017, Eric Jossart, Director of Sales – Heat Treat, discussed furnace and generator controls, compliance challenges, and the solutions to future proof controls and keep pace with CQI-9 and other industry standards. Thank you to the event organizer Abbott Furnace Company

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UPC Pro: 10-TOOLS-IN-1 APP

UPC Pro is your go-to app for calculations relating to alloy factor, carbon/oxygen, endo generator, nitriding, nitrogen-methanol, resistance thermometers, shim test, thermocouple conversion, Waukee Flo-meter, and more. The app is intended to serve as a reference in the course of a heat treater’s daily work, whether developing heat treat recipes or corroborating process data. Carbon/Oxygen

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AUTOMOTIVE PARTS MANUFACTURER BRINGS NITRIDING IN-HOUSE

Nitrex Metal successfully installed and commissioned an NX-1230 potential-controlled nitriding system for processing automotive springs. The customer, Daewon Corp., based in Korea, is a high volume automotive parts manufacturer supplying global automakers such as Hyundai, Kia Motors, GM, Chrysler, Volkswagen, and many others. Daewon previously used an outside supplier to nitride springs, but the company

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UPC ACQUIRES ATMOSPHERE ENGINEERING

United Process Controls (UPC) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Atmosphere Engineering Company (Atmosphere Engineering), a USA-based, family-owned and operated business led by brothers Jason and Eric Jossart. Founded in 2002, Atmosphere Engineering designs and manufactures industrial flow control products, furnace control products and data acquisition software with a strong presence in North America,

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PODIUMSDISKUSSION ZU „BIG DATA, E-MOBILITY UND WEITERE HERAUSFORDERUNGEN DER WÄRMEBEHANDLUNGSBRANCHE“

Sehen Sie sich das Video der Podiumsdiskussion auf der HärtereiPraxis Tagung 2017 in deutscher Sprache an. Themen waren die Herausforderungen und Chancen für die Wärmebehandlungsbrache getrieben von Industrie 4.0, E-Mobilität und anderen technologischen Entwicklungen. Über das HärtereiPraxis, www.haertereipraxis.net HärtereiPraxis stellt im Herzen des Ruhrgebiets die Praxisthemen der Wärmebehandlungsbranche in den Vordergrund. Der jährliche Branchentreff ist

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UPC GIVES NEW LIFE TO AGING CARBURIZING CELL

An American-based manufacturer of axle gears and repeat customer of United Process Controls Inc. (UPC) opted for hardware and software enhancements to their existing heat treat cell and automation, when migration of legacy controls was not economically feasible. Among the problems with the outdated PLCs were limitations in recipe analysis and diagnostics, database capabilities, and

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ION/PLASMA NITRIDING VERSUS GAS NITRIDING

Many interesting articles have been written about the differences between Gas and Plasma (Ion) nitriding, and how these technologies have greatly improved over the years and surmounted many of the problems encountered in the past. Today, they are complementary in many ways, but neither is the solution for everything. One has to weigh the benefits

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JOIN NITREX METAL AT THERMOTEC JAPAN

Thermotec, Asia’s most influential exhibition for industrial furnaces, thermal technology, equipment and materials, opens to visitors on Wednesday, July 19 until Friday, July 21. Held once every four years in Japan, the 7th edition of Thermotec carries the theme “Thermal technologies for the environment and future”. Nitrex Metal will be present at Thermotec, stand F32.

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