Nitrex Metal Upgrades European Heat Treating Facility

Bordes, France - May 26, 2009 - Nitrex Metal ( has completed upgrade work on an expanded heat treating facility for European gas turbine manufacturer Turbomeca of Safran Group. The expansion project has added a Nitrex NX-811 nitriding system using Nitreg(r)-S technology to the newly constructed heat treat shop in Bordes, France in the first quarter of 2009. The system will be used for nitriding stainless steel auxiliary gears and drive shaft assemblies. Turbomeca is a leading manufacturer of low- to medium-power gas turbine for helicopters.

Nitrex Metal is a key supplier of automated, turnkey heat treating systems for nitriding and nitrocarburizing applications. To date the company has over 250 installations in plants worldwide and has licensed its technology to heat treating companies in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Italy, South Korea, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, UK, and USA.


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