The Advantages of Ion Nitriding Gears

Authors: Robert Lamont, Jr., Atch-Mont Gear, Inc. and A. Bruce Craven, Solar Atmospheres

Originally Published: Gear Technology, November 1996

Ion Nitriding gears has the potential to eliminate the need for expensive post-heat treatment operations.  The advantages of ion nitriding compared to conventional hardening methods are presented from the point of view of a custom gear shop executive and a heat treater.

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