ASM Cleveland October 2016 meeting

October 20th, 2016 - Heat Treater's Night

Technical Chairman: John King


Linde Heat Treatment & Atmospheres

Guest Speaker:    

Akin Malas, Head of Metals & Glass Application Technology Americas Hub, Linde LLC

Lecture Title:

“Effective Furnace Atmosphere Circulation with New Furnace Technologies”


This presentation will outline how new convection technology is boosting furnace productivity and process efficiency without the use of circulation fans.  In a case study presentation, Akin Malas, head of metals market applications technology for the Americas Hub of Linde, will recap how metal parts suppliers are tightening parts quality by improving the circulation of the heat treatmentatmosphere. New technology can achieve gains without fans, which can cause uneven convection and require frequent replacement.


  • 5:45 Social & Networking
  • 6:15 Tours & hor d'oeures
  • 7:15 Presentation

 Meeting Location:

Linde Technical Center

6300 Halle Drive Valley View,

OH 44125

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About Linde Technical Center:


Linde LLC is a member of The Linde Group. In the 2015 financial year, the Linde Group generated revenue of USD 19.7 bn making it the largest gases and engineering company in the world with approximately 65,500 employees working in more than 100 countries worldwide. The strategy of The Linde Group is geared towards long-term profitable growth and focuses on the expansion of its international business with forward-looking products and services. Linde acts responsibly towards its shareholders, business partners, employees, society and the environment – in every one of its business areas, regions and locations across the globe. The company is committed to technologies and products that unite the goals of customer value and sustainable development. For more information, visit