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TIN and TIaN and Alpha TM process...

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by madderg, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. madderg

    madderg Salem oregon Member

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    Has any of you used TIN process or TIaN process on bolts or action? TIN is relatively cheap, and the wear factor plus it"s lubricant value are super. I have used drills and mills with it and well, I still am...the same ones! Dimensionally the application is about .0001- .0002, no problem there. Let me know what you think. Thanks, Gary I might want to try TIaN on a Sig pistol barrel also.
  2. huntpotter

    huntpotter SW WA Negotiator Bronze Supporter

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    JP AR-15 parts, and Young Mfg AR-15 parts, have both TIN coated AR-15 bolts, and bolt carriers before. Maybe DPMS had a TIN coated carrier and firing pin, before. I think it's a great idea. Excellent surface hardening treatment.
    I think it would work great on any pistol parts. Use it on high wear parts.