Controlled Liquid Ionic Nitriding (CLIN)

is the family name of different nitriding / nitrocarburizing processes which are well known under the tradenames ARCOR®,  TENIFER®,  TUFFTRIDE®,  MELONITE® or  QPQ®.

CLIN (controlled liquid ionic nitriding) treatment can be used in a temperature range from 480 °C to 630 °C and enriches the surface of ferrous materials with nitrogen as well as small amounts of carbon.

CLIN salt bath nitriding enhances greatly properties like:

  • Wear resistance
  • Fatigue strength
  • Corrosion protection
  • Cosmetic appeal

Compared to coating or heat treatment processes CLIN salt bath nitriding offers numerous advantages.

We offer you tailor made nitriding solutions including equipment, spare parts, salts and jobbing services.