Why Are Some Tempered Metal Alloys More Malleable Than Others

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Harchris Heat Treatment is a formidable and reliable service provider in the ferrous and non-ferrous sectors, and contributes to streamlining industrial applications. Our services include stress relieving by heating to a suitable temperature and maintain the targeted temperature by reducing the residual stresses. We also offer comprehensive services such as annealing, spherodizing, sub-critical annealing, normalising … Read more

How Heat Treatment Improves Metals That Have Underwent Cold Forming Operations

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The process of heat treatment involves the use of heating or cooling a versatile range of materials. Harchris Heat Treatment simplifies the operational aspects of the heat treatment techniques. Cold forming operations includes the process of forging metals at near room temperatures. The cold forming process is formed at high speed and high pressure. The … Read more

The Difference Between Stress Relaxation & Creep In A Structure


The stress relaxation and creep in a structure varies according to structural strength and foundation requirements. The differences between the polar opposite building structure are that the stress relaxation varies under a specific time constraint. Creep is a concept which measures the increase in strain with a constant level of stress. Stress relieving creates a … Read more

The Reason Metals Are Normalised During The Heat Treatment Process


Harchris Heat Treatment maintains the highest standards in terms of quality and process, with a distinct focus on service excellence and versatile engineering techniques. The process of normalising involves heating a material to a temperature that is elevated to an extreme temperature and then allowing the material to cool back to room temperature. This process … Read more

5 Structural Benefits Of Heat Treating Metals

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Treating Metals Harchris Engineers offers comprehensive heat treating services to a multitude of industries which includes the Fabricating, Foundries, Forge Shops, Steel Merchants as well as Wire and Fastener Industries. Heat treating has a versatile range of benefits to enhance the integrity of metal components. Affects the physical and mechanical characteristics of the metal There … Read more

The Reason Metals Need To Be Hardened And Tempered For Higher Quality


Hardened & Tempered For Higher Quality Metals need to be hardened for an improvement in their mechanical properties, as well as an increase in the level of hardness, producing a tougher, sturdier item. Alloys are heated above the critical transformation temperature for the material, then cooled rapidly enough to cause the soft initial material to transform to a much … Read more

What Happens During The Annealing Process?


Annealing in metallurgy and material science is a heating treatment that modifies the physical and sometimes chemical properties of a material to increase its ductility and reduce its hardness. In the annealing process, atoms migrate in the crystal lattice and the number of dislocations decreases, leading to a change in ductility and hardness. This process … Read more

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