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Why UltraGlow®

UltraGlow® nitriding is the ultimate surface treatment for low-to-high carbon steels, cast irons, stainless steels, powdered metals and any variation of tool steels.

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The first cylinder liners, which we treated for [an oil industry customer] exceeded 13,000 hours in service and are still going.

Edward Rolinski, DrEng, Dr-habil, VP Technology at Advanced Heat Treat Corp.

How to Keep Corrosion Resistance When Hardening Stainless Steel

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Since plasma is very effective in removing the passive layer of a chromium oxide formed naturally on the surface of stainless steel, UltraGlow® Ion Nitriding is widely used to harden (especially selective harden) stainless steel parts. But what about keeping the corrosion resistance?