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Old 03-18-2007, 09:09 AM   #1
 
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nitron

OK, dumb question du jour - what is Nitron?
 
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Old 03-18-2007, 11:41 AM   #2
 
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Nitron is the black finish on the sigs. Got this info from the Sig web sight.
 
Old 03-18-2007, 04:01 PM   #3
 
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Just thought about your question some more. If you meant what it is, as in what's it's make up/application. I'm GUESSING some sort of powder/baked on coating.
 
 
Old 02-18-2010, 12:01 PM   #4
 
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From what I've been told it's their version of a carbon nitride finish that they call "Nitron". Glock is researching what type of finish to put on their guns when they start building some completely in the US. I saw Carbon Nitriding was one of their choices (Sig's Nitron).
 
Old 10-07-2010, 03:21 PM   #5
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I dont THINK Nitron is a carburizing process. I BELIEVE it is only nitriding. Very similar to many gear hardening processes.
 
Old 03-19-2011, 07:54 PM   #6
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nitron used to be a TiN coating, but has become a carbon deposition process , unless it's changed back since aug 14 2007... which would be best i feel.
 
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