Quenching fluids-applications and future development
QUENCHING FLUIDS – APPLICATIONS AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT
Proceedings of the 8th Seminar of the International Federation for Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering , IFHTSE 2001, Dubrovnik- Cavtat, Croatia, 12 – 14 September 2001.
The author reports on what the quenchant suppliers are doing to provide environmentally-friendly fluids for heat treating into the new millennium. His review encompasses tighter environmental/health & safety considerations, polymer quenchants and new quench media based on vegetable oils.