What is Carbonitriding?

Carbonitriding introduces carbon and nitrogen into a solid ferrous alloy by holding above the critical temperature (Ac1) in an atmosphere that contains suitable gases such as hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, and ammonia. The carbonitrided alloy is usually rapidly cooled (quench hardened.)*

Gasbarre specializes in the design and manufacture of custom-engineered carbonitriding furnaces specific to the thermal processing industry.

Gasbarre furnaces are:

Gasbarre’s complete line of Carbonitriding Furnaces is listed below.

High Efficiency Box 

This Gasbarre IFS furnace is available in numerous sizes and configurations and can be used for numerous processes in air or atmosphere configurations.

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Integral Quench Furnaces

The Gasbarre integral quench furnace is designed for batch processing for many different heat treating applications making it one of the most flexible pieces of equipment in the industry.

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Modular Heat Treat Systems

Designed for many thermal processes,the electrically heated batch vacuum furnace is available in a multitude of configurations.

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Gasbarre Pit Furnaces are available in numerous sizes and configurations, with features and options customized to your unique needs.

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Tip Up

Gasbarre IFS Tip Up Furnaces are ideal for processing large, heavy workloads.

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Tool Room / Small Batch Vacuum 

The C.I. Hayes “VCQ-ME” Small Batch Vacuum Furnace is ideal for light production, tool room, and research and development applications.

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Vacuum Batch

Designed for many thermal processes, the electrically heated batch vacuum furnace is available in a multitude of configurations.

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Vacuum Carburizing

The C.I. Hayes VBQ Vacuum Furnace is part of the modular furnace family designed for heat treating and/or carburizing applications.

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Modular Vacuum

Expandability and versatility make this furnace an attractive selection for many thermal processing needs with growth in mind.

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Oil Quench – Dual Chamber

This C.I. Hayes vacuum furnace with isolated oil quench is quite versatile, designed for a wide range of heat treat applications.

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*Source: Daniel H. Herring, “The Heat Treat Doctor.” The HERRING GROUP, Inc.

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