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.
This C.I. Hayes furnace is designed for heat treating applications requiring close control of both temperature and protective atmosphere.
The vacuum-purge gas nitriding system is a batch-type unit designed for nitriding and ferritic nitrocarburizing processes.
Gasbarre Pit Furnaces are available in numerous sizes and configurations, with features and options customized to your unique needs.
*Source: Daniel H. Herring, “The Heat Treat Doctor.” The HERRING GROUP, Inc.