Case Hardening

Hardening a ferrous alloy so that the outer portion (or case) is made substantially harder than the inner portion (or core). Typical processes used for case hardening are carburizing, cyaniding, carbonitriding, nitriding, induction hardening and flame hardening.

Learn more about case hardening here.


< Glossary

  • Stay up to date

    Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter and other updates from Metal Supermarkets.

Shopping from the UK?

Visit our UK website for our stores, online ordering and product availability.