Powertools
Powertools

Powertools

Wear protection for powertools

Powertools are tools such as drills, grinders, jigsaws, circular saws and chain saws for concrete, wood and steel that are used in the professional sector. BorTec provides efficient wear protection optimization for power tools with boriding and nitriding.

Solutions

  • Borierte Bauteile
    BOROCOAT®

    Boronizing

  • Nitrieren
    NITRIDING

    Nitrocarburizing

Borocoat® and Nitriding protect against:

Abrasive wear and surface disruption
Fatigue
Adhesive wear

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Our solutions in use

Tool Holders
Concrete Saws
Chain Pins
Tool Holders
Unalloyd und low alloyed steels

BOROCOAT®

The extremely hard iron boride coatings protect the surface of tool holders against wear caused by surface disruption.

Werkzeughalter
Concrete Saws
Unalloyd und low alloyed steels

BOROCOAT®

Our boriding process protects rock chain saw chain links from abrasive wear caused by rock dust.

Powertools
Chain Pins
Medium and high alloyed steels

Nitriding

Nitriding protects chain pins from friction wear.

 

Kettenbolzen

Borocoat® & Nitriding – Materials

Materials suitable for nitriding and boriding treatment.

    • Case hardening steel
    • Tool steel
    • Cast steel

More information

Data Sheet

BOROCOAT®
Information about the process

(PDF, 1 MB)
Technical Recommendations

BOROCOAT®
Tips for successful heat treatment

(PDF, 7 KB)
Data Sheet

NITRIDING
Information about the process

(PDF, 7 KB)
Technical Recommendations

NITRIDING
Tips for successful heat treatment – coming soon

(PDF, 7 KB)

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Wear protection by boronizing for power tools

Power tools are tools such as drills, grinders, jigsaws, circular saws and chainsaws for concrete, wood and steel that are used in the professional sector. The daily intensive use thus distinguishes them decisively from the normal do-it-yourself sector. From a design and user perspective, susceptibility to wear processes is a common problem with tools. BorTec provides an effective method for optimizing wear protection on power tools with boronizing using the BORODUR® process.

Applications of boronizing and nitriding for powertools

Due to their mode of operation, drilling and chisel tools are exposed to strong vibrations, while hammer mills and tool holders are subject to surface disintegration and abrasive wear caused, for example, by rock dust. Case-hardened steels in combination with a boronized surface offer excellent protection against surface disruption, adhesion and abrasion while maintaining very good toughness of the base material. In the case of saws for wood and rock, in addition to very good cutting durability, the most important factor is low elongation of the chains during operation. Chain links and pins are subject to high abrasive wear under frictional stress. Nitriding and boriding these components ensures low-wear operation for a long time and a longer service life of borided chains compared to conventional solutions.

Which materials can be treated?

All steel grades used at Power tools can be hardened by boronizing or nitriding. Case-hardening steels and quenched and tempered steels are most frequently used. The BOROCOAT® process from BorTec is particularly suitable for these two steel groups. The combination of case hardening or quenched and tempered steel with a BOROCOAT® diffusion coating ensures unrivaled wear protection of the borided surface with perfect support and toughness of the base material.

For nitriding steels, the nitriding treatment as offered by BorTec is particularly suitable.

BORTEC’S SERVICES FOR POWER TOOL MANUFACTURERS

BorTec offers complete heat treatment in the Powertools area. Complex process combinations such as case hardening, nitriding, boriding, diffusion annealing, vacuum hardening and tempering are handled “from a single source” in short lead times.

 

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