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UltraGlow® Ion Nitriding (also known as Pulse Plasma Nitriding) is a case-h
UltraGlow® Nitrocarburizing (Ferritic Nitrocarburizing or FNC) is a the
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Tools that are UltraGlow® Ion Nitrided can be used to form much stronger st
Long and/or large parts processed in the finished condition benefit from Ul
Since plasma is very effective in removing the passive layer of a chromium
Products made of powder metal stainless steel have a much higher hardness a
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UltraGlow® Ion Nitriding (also known as Pulse Plasma Nitriding) is a case-hardening treatment which uses glow discharge technology to introduce nitrogen ions to the surface of a metal for diffusion into the part.
This process is carried out in a vacuum vessel where a high-voltage electrical charge forms plasma, causing nitrogen ions to accelerate and impinge on the metal. When the nitrogen ions bombard the part they heat up the metal, clean the surface, and absorb nitrogen into the surface. This process is sometimes referred to as ion nitrocarburizing or plasma ferritic nitrocarburizing (FNC).
The working parameters of Advanced Heat Treat Corp.'s ion nitriding equipment are very large, up to 160" in diameter, 360" in length, and up to 60,000 lbs. in weight. Advanced Heat Treat Corp.'s UltraGlow® Ion Nitriding is your answer to an economical way of heat treating rolls, shafts, extruder screws, and much more, and is offered at three Advanced Heat Treat facilities: Cullman, Alabama, Monroe, Michigan and Waterloo, Iowa.
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Read the technical paper, authored by Advanced Heat Treat Corp.'s Dr. Edward Rolinski and Gary Sharp: "When and Why Ion Nitriding/Nitrocarburizing Makes Good Sense"
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