Metal Treatment Services Case Studies
boriding/ bronzing for extreme wear resistance

Boriding / Boronizing of High Wear Agricultural Harvesting Components

Bluewater performs boriding on several different components that are used in agricultural harvesting machines. These components operate in harsh, abrasive conditions where steel surfaces are subject to wear and erosion as crops and soil abrade the surface. Many steel components that were formerly carburized or induction hardened have been converted to boronizing to increase their wear life.   

The useful service life of these components is reported to have more than doubled or tripled and it prevents farmers from having to replace these parts every season. Avoid having to pay for replacement parts every year, along with the costs of unexpected downtime during a harvest makes the slightly higher costs of boriding compared to other treatments an excellent value for the end user.

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Bluewater Thermal Solutions specializes in all types of heat treating processes, including brazingnitridingboronizingcarbonitriding & carburizing, and more. We offer a wide array of heat treating and boronizing processes at 11 different locations. To find out how we can serve your induction hardening needs, call us today at 877.990.0050 or request a quote on our website for services.

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