What is Nitriding?

Nitriding introduces nitrogen into a solid ferrous alloy by holding above the critical temperature (Ac1) in contact with a suitable nitrogenous material which may be solid, liquid, or gas. Quench hardening is not required to produce a hard case.

Other common names and related subjects are: case hardening.*

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

Gasbarre furnaces are:

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


Bell / Retort

This C.I. Hayes furnace is designed for heat treating applications requiring close control of both temperature and protective atmosphere.

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Nitriding & FNC Batch

The vacuum-purge gas nitriding system is a batch-type unit designed for nitriding and ferritic nitrocarburizing processes.
 

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Pit

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

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