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Flame Hardeners Ltd

Shorter Works
Bailey Lane
S1 3BL
United Kingdom

Telephone : 0114 276 8167

Article archive for Flame Hardeners Ltd;

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    It’s good to talk(02/04/2024)

    “It’s good to talk” – a familiar saying, but does it still hold true in a world where the internet, social media, remote working, and all things digital seem to reign supreme?

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    The wheel of sustainability(02/08/2023)

    Sustainability is an increasingly hot topic of discussion, particularly in relation to climate change and the current economic environment. Here, Roger Haw, Managing Director of Flame Hardeners, offers a personal viewpoint for DPA readers.

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    Hidden benefits: The heat treatment industry(31/03/2023)

    The heat treatment industry plays an essential, but often overlooked or ‘hidden’, role in the manufacture of a vast range of products and components that are used on a daily basis.

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    Materials: What is the way forward?(06/01/2023)

    Materials science will become the premier discipline for the next 25 years, says Roger Haw, Managing Director of Sheffield-based Flame Hardeners Ltd.

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    Heat treatment in a challenging economic climate(07/10/2022)

    12 months ago, as Covid restrictions eased, UK manufacturing was facing some significant challenges. As the country continues to grapple with price rises and an increasingly harsh economic climate, Roger Haw, Managing Director of Flame Hardeners, offers a personal overview of the current and future outlook for the sector.

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    A guide to surface hardening of steels(04/01/2022)

    “If correct procedures are followed, induction and flame hardening probably offer the lowest level of distortion of all the available range of heat treatment processes,” says Roger Haw, Managing Director of Flame Hardeners Ltd.

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    Heat treatment post-Covid(06/10/2021)

    In the light of current driver shortages, imminent energy price increases, potential shortages of products such as CO2 – to name but a few challenges – Roger Haw, Managing Director at Flame Hardeners Ltd., gives a personal overview of the future of the heat treatment industry, post-Covid.

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    Flame Hardeners strengthens its board(08/04/2021)

    Flame Hardeners has made two new appointments to its board of directors. Claire Casswell becomes Commercial Director, while Adrian Smethurst takes on the role of Works Director.

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    COVID-19 – An agent for change?(01/09/2020)

    Flame Hardeners Ltd., which provides heat treatment services to engineering companies, was not required to close during the COVID-19 lockdown and was positively encouraged by its trade association to stay open. The company did, however, follow government advice and encouraged working from home wherever possible. Managing Director, Roger Haw, explains how this was achieved, and reflects on how the changes made may affect the company’s operations going forward.

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    Stress relief pre-heat treatment vs. straighten/flatten post-heat treatment(30/06/2020)

    Most engineering components have a residual stress system. Such systems are inherent in bar stock, plates, and, to some extent, in forgings and castings.

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    A reflection on the transition to ISO 9001:2015(02/09/2019)

    When we were required to follow a transition from ISO9001:2008 to ISO9001:2015 (ISO9001:2015 specifies requirements for a quality management system) we voiced some criticism of the new Standard as we felt that the 2015 standard focused heavily on management rather than being a quality management system.

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    Suitable cases for (heat) treatment: Recruitment in a changing world(03/06/2019)

    A survey of over 6,000 firms, carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) at the end of 2018, showed that 81 percent of manufacturers had difficulty in finding staff with the right qualifications or experience.

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    Surface hardening treatments costs(03/08/2018)

    Roger Haw, Managing Director of Flame Hardeners explains how surface heat treatment is costed.

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    Captured by coincidence – an artist’s eye(20/07/2018)

    Flame Hardeners’ long roll and shaft hardening machine (with a capacity to handle components up to 500mm in diameter and up to 7 metres long) has been captured on canvas as the result of a combination of circumstances.

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    Why all the questions?(06/04/2018)

    “The services we offer will give a component the highest thermal shock that it will receive in its lifetime,” states Roger Haw, managing director of Flame Hardeners Ltd.