Vacuum carbonitriding is a thermal process of simultaneously diffusing both carbon and nitrogen into ferrous alloys under partial pressure. This leads to an extremely hard and wear-resistant surface. Vacuum carbonitriding is a significant improvement over conventional gas carbonitriding. The process contains all of the inherent benefits of vacuum carburizing, but also has the additional benefit of precise computer control of surface ammonia content. Furthermore, this process does not require any additional refractory burnouts so not only is the end product of higher quality, but it is often less expensive than with competing conventional gas processes.
Not sure which process or service is right for you?
Contact our global team of heat treat experts and let them guide you or
fill out the contact form to put you in touch with one of our experts!