a doubt, an educated heat treat customer is the best heat treat
customer. After all, our customers supply us with the material,
design, and heat treat specs that we must work with. In our efforts
to continuously improve the quality of our services, we have
developed written bulletins designed
for management personnel, tool & die makers, designers, or
anyone who is involved in the manufacturing of parts to be heat
are presented in laymen's terms and
include general, non-technical information about the "do's
& don'ts" of heat treating; material selection; and heat
treat process terminology, intricacies, pitfalls and misconceptions.
They provide our
customers with the basic fundamental knowledge necessary to help
"us" (heat treater & customer) improve "our"
quality, improve "our" turnaround, and decrease
also have experienced, skilled personnel available for metallurgical
consultation on prototype jobs, as well as assistance with heat
treat estimates and quotations.
have included in our web site a wealth of information just a click
away! For detailed heat treat tips, please click
here. For East~Lind's recommended maximum hardness for
steels list, please click
here. For general heat treat process definitions, please click