Two Types of Cress Heat Treat Furnaces – Which is Right For You?

Choosing the right heat treating furnace for your application can be a tricky process, as you are inundated with a seemingly unending parade of heat treating categories, feature sets and...

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Tempering Temperatures to Avoid

If you put your steel parts into a Cress Draw Furnace and set the temperature for 600°F because you want to draw down the hardness a few points to make the part...

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When Should You Consider Doing Heat Treating In-House?

I’m not sure there is one pat answer to that question because there are some heat treating processes which are not always economically feasible. But first, let’s consider what you...

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