“How hard do my metal parts need to be?”

Planes and cars share many similar features and components, but heat treating often requires different approaches to serve the automotive industry than it does the aerospace industry.

In this episode of Metallurgy Minute, Metallurgist Rob Simons gives a high-level overview of how each industry’s standards and regulations affect the way that heat treaters must work to achieve the proper characteristics in end parts.

What else is there to learn about automotive seating components?

Whether you’re producing parts for electric vehicles or ICE vehicles, the seating components are mostly the same. To learn more about the approach to heat treating for seating components, check out our technical article: Thermal Processing for Automotive Seating Components: The Essential Guide.

Ready for a deeper dive into heat treatment for aerospace?

For a comprehensive guide to the basics of aerospace heat treatment, download our aerospace heat treatment guide.

Aerospace | Automotive
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