Surface® Combustion to Exhibit at Forge Fair 2023, May 23-25, in Cleveland, Ohio

Forge Fair 2023

The Surface Combustion team looks forward to seeing you at Forge Fair 2023. Visit our exhibit at the Huntington Convention Center – BOOTH #130. Join Surface Combustion® at Forge Fair 2023 – North America’s largest event dedicated exclusively to the forging industry which will be held at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. More than 2,000 forging professionals from across the globe will be attending to share about new products and innovations in the industry. Surface Combustion will be an exhibitor at Forge Fair 2023. Visit the Surface Combustion team at BOOTH #130 at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Contact us to schedule a meeting with the Surface team during Forge Fair at your convenience. From material selection to the shipment of finished parts, Forge Fair brings thousands of professionals together to showcase innovations in heating, tooling, equipment, testing, automation, conservation of resources, process and plant improvements, and technology for a...

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Surface Combustion Attending March 14-16, 2022 Biomass Conference & Expo

Surface Combustion Attending March 14-16, 2022 Biomass Conference & Expo The Surface team is looking forward to attending the 15th annual International Biomass Conference & Expo in Jacksonville, FL on March 14-16, 2022. This conference brings together professionals from the world’s biomass industries including biobased power, thermal energy, fuels and chemicals.

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Surface® Combustion to Attend SHOT Show 2022 “Supplier Showcase” Event, January 17–18, 2022 in Las Vegas

Booth #51100 (located in the Palazzo Ballroom, 5th Floor Venetian Congress Center) The Surface Combustion team looks forward to seeing you at the SHOT Show “Supplier Showcase” on January 17-18. Contact us to schedule a meeting at your convenience. After the supplier showcase we’ll be attending the regular show through January 21. Join Surface Combustion at the Supplier Showcase during the annual SHOT Show, a business-to-business (B2B) trade event for manufacturers and service providers, presented by NSFF – the National Firearm Industry Trade Association.  The SHOT Show is the nation's largest professional event for manufacturers and distributors in the shooting sports, hunting, outdoor, law enforcement and armed forces industries.  This year’s show marks the 43rd Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show®). The show will take place January 18 - 21, 2022 at the Venetian Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, with expansion into the...

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Surface® Combustion a Sponsor of the Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Virtual Conference, November 2–4, 2021

The Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference is an important date on Surface Combustion’s annual calendar. This international conference provides a unique forum that fosters discussion of developments in the world of Chemical Weapons, technology advancements, and solutions to intractable problems. Surface Combustion manufactures custom furnace solutions to support the destruction of chemical weapons. The CWD Conference supports the global effort to eliminate chemical weapons and fosters cooperation through the exchange of information and ideas relating to safe disposal. During the 2 days of presentations, panel sessions, poster displays and equipment demonstrations, there will be ample opportunity for discussion and networking. The conference is open to anyone with a relevant interest in CWD, and is attended by representatives of governments, industry, academia and the armed forces. The 23rd CWD Conference is organised by Dstl, the science inside UK defence and security, on behalf of the Ministry of...

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Surface® Combustion to Attend Forge Fair 2021 October 26 – 28, in Detroit, Michigan

This year Surface Combustion is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Allcase® Furnace and will continue events to mark this industry milestone at Forge Fair 2021!  For 70 years, the Allcase batch integral quench furnace has been a trusted heat treating solution for our customers and we are excited to celebrate its success at this premier trade show for forging professionals! The Allcase success includes:

  • 3,000+ Allcase Furnace units installed
  • 496,040 tons of steel processed annually with the Allcase Furnace 
Forge Fair 2021 provides an opportunity for forging professionals to discover, network, and reconnect. Please plan to stop by our booth #661 to learn more about the Allcase Furnace and our other equipment for the heat treating industry and forging supply chain.  For reliable heat treating...

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Surface® Combustion Celebrates Allcase® Furnace and 70 Years of Successful Heat Treating

Surface® Combustion, Inc., a pioneer in the heat treatment industry since 1915, is celebrating the Allcase® Batch Integral Quench Furnace and its 70 years of successful heat treating.  For 70 years, the Allcase batch integral quench furnace has been a trusted heat treating solution, meeting customer specified thermal processing and production requirements. Over 50% of heat treaters use the Allcase: 

  • Over 3,000 installed
  • Over 496,040 tons of steel processed annually 
  • Processes include: annealing, austenitizing, carbon restoration, carbonitriding, carburizing, ferritic nitrocarburizing (FNC), neutral hardening, normalizing, spheroidizing, stress relieving 
“We pioneered the Allcase in 1951 and since then, it has been a trusted source for heat treating processes around the world" said Ben Bernard, VP of Marketing at Surface Combustion. "We are excited to celebrate its success and look...

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Surface® Combustion Awarded Contract for Horizontal Ion Nitriding System for Watervliet Arsenal

Surface® Combustion, Inc. has recently shipped a new Ion Nitriding Thermal Processing Furnace System for Watervliet Arsenal. Watervliet was familiar with Surface Combustion's multitude of furnace offerings and awarded a contract to Surface so they could again bring their processing capability in-house. Adding control to the supply chain for product was one of the many reasons Watervliet added a Ion Nitriding Thermal Processing Furnace System to their plant. Surface® Combustion has always placed a high value on customer relationships and believes that an equipment purchase is the beginning of something much more than a finite transaction. In fact, they have been working with the Watervliet Arsenal location for over 40 years. “It is always great to see customers coming back to Surface because they appreciate our incredible product lines as well as our engineering capabilities and long standing relationships," said Ben Bernard, VP of Marketing at Surface. The Surface® Combustion Ion Nitriding System,...

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Surface Combustion to attend Heat Treat International!

Please see us at booth #1307 This year we are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Allcase® furnace. Register here to attend this exciting event! Heat Treat is the premier conference and expo for heat treating professionals, attracting global innovators, researchers, influencers and decision makers from around the world. This year's conference and expo will feature: 2 1/2 days of face-to-face networking opportunities with approximately 200 heat treat exhibitors/companies. All of the top companies and big names in the heat treating industry will be represented! Latest research and industry insights offered during more than 100 technical presentations Continued co-location with Motion + Power Technology Expo 2021 with access to additional exhibitors, in the co-located exhibit hall Student/emerging professionals initiatives, including free college student registration, Fluxtrol Student Research Competition and the new ASM Heat Treating Society Strong Bar Student Competition. ...

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On Demand Virtual Trainings

Surface® Combustion is pleased to offer On-Demand Virtual Trainings. When you have a question or a matter that needs attention, our engineers and technicians are available to address any of your specific equipment and knowledge requirements. We offer our on-demand virtual trainings to ensure your equipment is productive and efficient, and your downtime is limited. Even when times are uncertain, you can be assured that the Surface team is ready to help you with any of your thermal processing needs. To participate in a virtual training event, please contact Customer Service at (800) 537-8980....

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Surface Gas Heated Vacuum Technology Leads the Industry

Gas Heated Vacuum Furnace

Gas Heated Vacuum Furnace Designs Lower Operating Costs for Vacuum Heat Treatment The advantages of vacuum heat treating are numerous and well documented. These advantages have traditionally been opposed by a few negatives such as furnace cost, overall operating cost, and in most cases, the cost of electricity as a utility. Typically, these negatives have been countered by the heat treater’s desire to provide vacuum processing to their customers or the requirement of certain materials to be vacuum processed. Over the history of this type of equipment, electric heating has been the primary heating source offered by manufacturers. This scenario has resulted in a well-established vacuum furnace installed base that uses electricity as the heating source. A Longer History Than You May Think Surface® Combustion initially investigated the use of natural gas heating in vacuum equipment as early as 1946 when a U.S. Patent was received for a fuel-fired vacuum furnace for the...

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