A variety of PVD & CVD coatings are available on Porter M2 and particle steel products. Porter has an extensive background in improving punch and die insert life. Choosing the best base tool steel along with the best surface enhancement
will result in more profit for your stamping operation.
Nitrogenic treatment is a Porter exclusive combination of deep cryogenic treatment, followed by a nitride salt bath. Because it is a surface treatment that penetrates approx. .008 deep, there is no external layer to chip or peel.
ZEROTEMP is a Porter exclusive combination of deep cryogenic treatment (-300° F or -184° C) plus an additional temper during the
heat- treating process. This results in internally altering the
entire structure of the steel creating a dense and uniform
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