Advanced Materials & Processes

NOV-DEC 2013

Covers developments in engineering materials selection, processing, fabrication, testing/characterization, materials engineering trends, and emerging technologies, industrial and consumer applications, as well as business and management trends

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DECEMBER 2013 • VOLUME 1 • ISSUE 2 1 9 TABLE OF CONTENTS LASER SURFACE HEAT TREATMENT AND MODIFICATION Hitesh D. Vora and Narendra B. Dahotre 12 FLASH PROCESSING PRODUCES UNIQUE COMBINATION OF PROPERTIES IN STEELS D.J. Tung, T. Lolla, S.S. Babu, and G.M. Cola, Jr. 16 LOW-TEMPERATURE SURFACE HARDENING OF STAINLESS STEEL Thomas L. Christiansen and Marcel A.J. Somers 18 REDEFINING QUENCHING TECHNOLOGY Aymeric Goldsteinas and Jake Hamid EDITOR Frances Richards CONTRIBUTING EDITOR Ed Kubel PREVIEW: 20 ASM HANDBOOK, VOLUME 4A, STEEL HEAT TREATING FUNDAMENTALS AND PROCESSES DEPARTMENTS 2 EDITORIAL 2 HEAT TREATING SOCIETY NEWS 6 CHTE UPDATE Editorial Opportunities for HTPro in 2014 The editorial focus for HTPro in 2014 reflects some key technology areas wherein opportunities exist to lower manufacturing and processing costs, reduce energy consumption, and improve performance of heat treated components through continual research and development. March June September November ABOUT THE COVER: Surface hardening of an end-mill cutter/gear using a continuouswave ytterbium fiber-laser system. Photo by Brian C. Kaylor, University of North Texas, Denton, Energy Conservation/Combustion Control/ Heating Process Control Surface Engineering Atmosphere/Vacuum Heat Treating To contribute an article to one of these issues, please contact Frances Richards at To advertise, please contact Erik Klingerman at ART DIRECTOR Barbara L. Brody PRODUCTION MANAGER Joanne Miller NATIONAL SALES MANAGER Erik Klingerman Materials Park, Ohio tel: 440/338-5151, ext. 5574 fax: 440/338-8542 HEAT TREATING SOCIETY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Roger Alan Jones, President Thomas E. Clements, Immediate Past President Steven G. Kowalski, Vice President Randall S. Barnes, Executive Director HTPro is published quarterly by ASM International®, 9639 Kinsman Road, Materials Park, OH 44073; tel: 440/3385151; Vol. 1, No. 2. Copyright© 2013 by ASM International®. All rights reserved. The acceptance and publication of manuscripts in HTPro does not imply that the editors or ASM International® accept, approve, or endorse the data, opinions, and conclusions of the authors. Although manuscripts published in HTPro are intended to have archival significance, author's data and interpretations are frequently insufficient to be directly translatable to specific design, production, testing, or performance applications without independent examination and verification of their applicability and suitability by professionally qualified personnel. ADVANCED MATERIALS & PROCESSES • NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2013 37

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