Category Archives: Cryogenic Treatment

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Cryogenic Treatment for High-Performance Auto Parts

High-performance auto parts are built for speed, power, handling, and performance. Whether they’re for sports cars, race cars, motorcycles, or other types of motorsports, these engineered components are often made of steel, iron, aluminum, magnesium, or titanium. Heat treatment can improve a metal’s wear resistance, but it can also lock in residual stresses that result […]

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Cryogenic Treatment for Stress Relieving Aluminum

Cryogenic Treatment for Stress Relieving Aluminum Stresses Found in Aluminum Stresses in aluminum can be caused by various external and internal factors. Some common types of stresses that can be found in aluminum include: Tensile stress: This type of stress is caused by a pulling force applied to the material, causing it to stretch. Compressive […]

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Cryogenic Treatment for Gun Barrels

Nitrofreeze® provides cryogenic treatment services for the barrels of handguns, rifles, and shotguns, including double barrel shotguns and rifles with .50 caliber barrels. Cryogenic treatment reduces stresses and imperfections in the metal’s microstructure for faster muzzle velocity and tighter shot groupings. This one-time, permanent process also increases wear resistance for easier barrel cleaning and reduces […]

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Cryogenic Shrink Fitting Services by Nitrofreeze®

Nitrofreeze provides shrink fitting services for aerospace, defense, and medical device customers. We specialize in small batches of less than one hundred parts and work with aluminum, steels, and exotic alloys. If you lack the expertise and know-how to work with cryogenics, why not request a quote for our shrink fitting services? Keep reading to […]

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Custom Cryogenic Processes from Nitrofreeze®

Nitrofreeze® performs custom cryogenic processes at its Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) facility for clients throughout New England and the Northeast. The custom cryogenic processes we offer are extensions of our cryogenic treatment capabilities and include thermal cycling, stress relieving, and uphill quenching. Contact us for a quote or keep reading to learn more. Thermal Cycling Thermal […]

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