Ionic Technologies recently installed a new Rubig plasma nitrider, its fourth nitriding system that employs the bi-polar pulse hot wall design.

Ionic Technologies (Greenville, S.C.; http://www.ionic-tech.com) recently installed a new Rubig plasma nitrider, its fourth nitriding system that employs the bi-polar pulse hot wall design. The system uses the latest design MAP 1200 amp system. Ionic is also in the process of installing a new 10-bar Ipsen VUTK design vacuum furnace, which will be operational by November 30. Ionic Technologies specializes in ion nitriding, PVD coatings, vacuum hardening and cryogenic treatments. It is part of Aalberts Industries' worldwide network of heat-treating and surface engineering companies.