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Salt Bath Nitrocarburise (Tufftride)

Salt bath Nitrocarburising is a thermo-chemical surface treatment  carried out in molten salt at a temperature of 580oC. The process is often followed by a further oxidation treatment in a caustic molten salt bath to give components the characteristic black finish which is also very corrosion resistant. TufftrideTM is the trade name of Durferrit for their salt bath Nitrocarburising process.

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Disadvantages and limitations


Most engineering components that suffer from wear, corrosion, seizure or galling. Typical components would be:

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