gas carburizing

gas carburizing

[¦gas ′kär·bə‚riz·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Surface hardening by heating a metal in gas of high carbon content in order to introduce carbon into the surface layers.
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Compared with gas carburizing, induction heating is a "batch of one" process.
Gas carburizing using atmospheric pressure treatment in gas-fired or electrically heated furnaces is now the most popular case-hardening method.
Another recent development is the rotary gas carburizing furnace, often arranged with several units linked together.
Controlling the equilibrium of gas carburizing atmospheres has always been a very delicate task.