White Papers by Abbott Furnace Company

  • Gassing Up To Get The Right Atmosphere

    This paper focuses on the important parameters of the furnace and its atmosphere that affect the integrity of the sintering process, and gives guidance on how to approach and solve the problems they may cause.
  • Steam Treating; Enhancing the Surface Properties of Metal Components

    Steam treating is the controlled oxidation of metals to produce a thin layer of oxide on the surface of a component. This process can be used to provide a component with increased corrosion resistance, better wear resistance, increased surface hardness, an attractive surface finish and, in...
  • Furnace Optimization;

    Reducing operating costs is a major focus of part producers as the costs of energy, manpower and materials increase. The continuous brazing furnace is one area where there are opportunities to reduce cost. Typically, production requirements and the chemistry of the brazing process dictate...