PHD DCT – (Deep Cryogenic Treatment)

The PHD DCT process creates a more homogeneous, more stable, and more durable material that doesn’t need further processing down the road.

Makes great parts better!!

Improve the life of knives, taps, dies, machine tools, Oil & Gas equipment, engine parts, aluminum bats, golf clubs, and improves sound quality of audiophile interconnects and tubes.

  • Engine Parts
  • Transmission Parts
  • Brake Rotors
  • Machining Tools (cutters, mills, inserts, etc.)
  • Knives
  • Firearms
  • Sporting Goods (Baseball & Softball Bats, Golf Clubs & Balls, etc.)
  • And much more!
  • Alloy Steels
  • Stainless Steels
  • Carbides
  • Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys
  • Cast Irons
  • And many others!

3 Key Benefits of the PHD DCT Process

  • Greater durability: Cryogenic treatment helps to promote the transformation of retained austenite present in heat-treated steels into harder martensite steel. This results in fewer imperfections and weaknesses in the steel’s grain structure. 
  • Improved wear resistance: Cryogenic hardening increases the precipitation of eta-carbides. These are fine carbides that act as binders to support the martensite matrix, helping to resist wear and corrosion resistance. 
  • Stress relief: All metals have residual stress that is created when it solidifies from its liquid phase into a solid phase. These stresses can result in weak areas that are prone to failure. Cryogenic treatment can reduce these weaknesses by creating a more uniform grain structure. 

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