What is Steam Treating?

Steam Treating is a time-temperature-atmosphere dependent process employing a steam atmosphere introduced at the appropriate time to create a tightly adherent oxide layer. The performance and quality of the surface and subsurface layers depends to a great extent on surface cleanliness and the overall (atmosphere) integrity of the equipment.* 

Other common names include: bluing and blackening.

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

Gasbarre furnaces are:

Gasbarre’s complete line of Steam Treating Furnaces is listed below.

Steam Treating 

Sinterite Steam Treating Furnaces are custom-designed in batch and continuous belt style configurations.

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