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Bodycote S3P Company Profile
Qualifications: ISO 9001, FDA Registered, Supplier to Medical Manufacturers
Markets Supplied: North America, Europe, Worldwide
Specialty stainless steel processes (S3P) featuring Kolsterising® technology offer unique surface hardening solutions for austenitic and martensitic stainless steel, nickel-based alloys and cobalt-chromium alloys producing increased mechanical and wear properties without adversely affecting corrosion resistance. Benefits include: increased surface hardness to 900-1300 HV0.05 (depending on base material and surface conditions), properly selected and designed materials and parts maintain corrosion resistance, no post treatment is necessary, no risk of delamination, the paramagnetic properties of austenitic materials remain unchanged after treatment, eliminates fretting and galling, and dimensional stability.