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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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.

An Introduction to Nitriding Processes and Equipment

Learn about a process that continues to grow in popularity across industries. Gasbarre has various types of equipment available for the Nitriding and FNC processes with industry leaders and engineers to help you explore new business.

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