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Is Induction Hardening FDA approved

Is Induction Hardening FDA approved

Is Induction Hardening FDA approved

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Does anyone know if a product coming into contact with induction hardened stainless steel 304 is allowed by FDA regulations.

RE: Is Induction Hardening FDA approved

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@mods - could this thread be moved to the Material Engineering General Discussion thread?

RE: Is Induction Hardening FDA approved

Too late.
304 is not hardenable by heat treatment, induction or otherwise.

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RE: Is Induction Hardening FDA approved

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What does gas nitriding do to it then? Is it just a surface treatment that prevents rusting?

Found out that this is the actual treatment done on the part.

RE: Is Induction Hardening FDA approved

Nitriding of stainless steels impairs the corrosion resistance by tying up chromium with nitrogen.

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RE: Is Induction Hardening FDA approved

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Thanks.

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