Contents include: Heat Treating of Steel–quenching, tempering and annealing, continuous annealing, quantitative methods to predict hardenability.
Surface Hardening of Steel–processing and properties of case hardened materials.
Heat Treating Equipment–emphasis on furnace design and thermal efficiency.
Process and QC Considerations–improved sensors and oxygen probes for temperature/ atmosphere/carbon control, statistical process control.
Heat Treating of Cast Irons–includes data on austempered ductile iron and high-alloy irons.
Heat Treating of Stainless Steels and Heat-Resistant Alloys–includes super alloys and refractory metals and alloys.
Sections on Heat Treating of Tool Steels and Nonferrous Alloys.