Steve Ferdon Earns CHTE Distinguished Service Award

The Center for Heat Treating Excellence at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Mass., announces that it has presented its Distinguished Service Award to Steve Ferdon. The award is granted to an individual who has made significant, commendable, and long-standing contributions to the promotion of CHTE. A member of the ASM Heat Treating Society, Mr. Ferdon is […]

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MPI Connects University and Industry

The Center for Heat Treating Excellence was founded in 2000 as part of ASM’s R&D committee’s road mapping efforts. A home for R&D in heat treating was needed to implement the roadmap and conduct pre-competitive R&D for the thermal processing industry. The member companies of CHTE are a diverse group representing the aerospace, automotive, energy and […]

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CHTE Research Featured in Industrial Heating

The December Issue of Industrial Heating features the one-of-a-kind research being done by CHTE researchers. The study – “Comparative Analysis of Induction and Furnace Tempering” – aims for a better understanding of the mechanical properties and microstructural features of steels that have been gas tempered and induction tempered. This comparative, pre-competitive research aims to help heat […]

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