Category Archives: Cryogenic Treatment

gun barrels

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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shrink fitting

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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Cryogenic Deflashing Media

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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cryogenic shrink fitting

Cryogenic Shrink Fitting for Tight Tolerance Parts

Shrink fitting uses temperature to change the dimensions of parts so that components fit and hold together. This joining technique is used in sub-assemblies to create a tight, interference fit between inner and outer components so that relative motion won’t occur or force can be transmitted from one part to another. Common shrink fitting applications […]

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Vacuum Tubes

Cryogenic Treatment for Vacuum Tubes

Vacuum tubes that are cryogenically treated can improve sound quality in music and audio applications. Cryogenic treatment, a process that modifies the micro-structure of metals by subjecting them to ultra-cold temperatures as -300° F, is commonly used to increase the durability and wear resistance of steels but can also maximize the sonic performance of electrical […]

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