It’s not often you get to see two heat treat experts in shorts and night robes. However, that’s just what happened at the 2019 MTI Spring Meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida as Contour’s President / CEO, Ben Crawford, along with Heat Treat Today’s, Doug Glenn, battled it out to get some tough heat treat industry questions answered.

In this highly interactive session, Crawford and Glenn lead an open discussion on questions submitted by attendees before arriving.  Suppliers and heat treaters sat on separate sides of the room as Ben and Doug presented issues to each other that everyone has always wanted to ask but were afraid to ask face-to-face.

Both walked away, claiming victory, but the real winners were the audience members.


Contour is a full service induction hardening system manufacturer, specializing in induction hardening systems, contract processing, and application development work. The company was founded in 1986 and brings more than 30 years of industry leading research and innovation in the discipline of heat treat techniques and processes.

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