Gary Maddock

Technical Manager
Zapp Tooling Alloys Inc.
475 International Circle
Summerville, SC 29483

Phone: 888-928-9927

Don’t overlook the heat-treat -

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Don’t overlook the heat-treat for tool steels

November 7, 2011 | By Gary Maddock

Proper heat treatment is essential to optimize tool steel properties. This entails not only selecting the appropriate time and temperature parameters for the grade involved, but also equipment fully capable of doing the job at hand. Toolmakers should talk with their heat treat facilities to ensure that when it comes to heat treating requirements, everyone is on the same page.

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