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Thread: Cerakote vs Nitride

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    True, and nitride doesn’t affect dimensions, vs Cerakote (applied properly) can add a thou or two.

    Quote Originally Posted by m4brian View Post
    The technical difference is simple: Nitride is a treatment of the steel that penetrates the surface, hardens it, and provides a good level of corrosion protection as well. Cerakote is paint - maybe the best, and if applied correctly, provides better corrosion protection than most if not all other paints. Perhaps better corrosion protection than Nitride.

    But nitride can get worn through and still provide protection. When ANY paint wears through, it is bare metal, and the metal will corrode as bare metal will.
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