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Controlled Liquid Ionic Nitriding Performance Advantages

Corrosion Resistance (salt-spray)

Clinical liquid ionic nitriding corrosion resistance advantages

Scuffing Load Limit for Gears

Clinical liquid ionic nitriding scuffing load limit for gears advantages

Rotating-bending Fatigue Strength (notched bars. notch factor = 2. d = 10/7)

Clinical liquid ionic nitriding advantages in rotating-bending fatigue strength



Advantages of Liquid Nitriding Compared
to Other Surface Engineering Options
Compare Liquid Nitriding to Carbonitriding or Carburizing
  • Low distortion due to lower treatment temperature.
  • No need for further machining operations.
  • Superior adhesive wear resistance thanks to the ceramic characteristics of the surface.
  • Hot strength up to 400°C.
Compare Liquid Nitriding to Plating (chrome, nickel etc)
  • Excellent corrosion protection in alkaline or neutral environment.
  • Superior adhesive wear resistance thanks to the ceramic characteristics of the surface.
  • No peeling or flaking since the layer is formed directly from the base material.
  • No micro cracks.
  • No need for grinding operation after treatment.
  • Low coefficient of friction.
  • Higher environmental favorability; no hex chrome exposure.

Compare Liquid Nitriding to Plasma or Gas Nitrocarburizing

  • Superior corrosion and wear resistance in high volume production.
  • Low distortion thanks to the quick and very constant heat transfer by the liquid medium.
  • Excellent reproducibility and constancy of the treatment results.
  • Very robust process; less sensitive to surface contaminants.
  • Easy to control because only a few parameters have to be monitored.
  • Shortest cycle times as CLIN offers the highest nitrogen potential.
  • Meets the environmental legislation and standards without problems.
Compare Liquid Nitriding on Low alloy or Non-alloy steel to Stainless Steel
  • Cost reduction.
  • Superior wear resistance.
  • Lower coefficient of friction.
  • Inhibit fretting corrosion.