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SuperExpanite® - the environmentally friendly surface hardening

Ramén Valves has a long history of innovation and excellence in the valve industry and as a step in our continuous efforts to achieve a more sustainable production process, we have chosen to eliminate the use of hard chroming in our manufacturing processes. Instead, we have adopted the more environmentally friendly SuperExpanite® treatment, a gas-based process that yields no toxic waste and has the lowest carbon footprint in the industry.

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What is SuperExpanite®?

SuperExpanite® is a patented surface hardening technology invented by the Danish company Expanite, that increases the hardness, wear-resistance, and improved corrosion resistance of stainless steel and titanium components. The SuperExpanite® treatment provides at least the same hardness level as hard chroming, but eliminates the need of dangerous chemicals, making the process more environmentally friendly.

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Why choose SuperExpanite® over hard chroming?

The decision to adopt the SuperExpanite® treatment as our standard hardening treatment stems from SuperExpanite’s® numerous advantages over hard chroming, as well as the low environmental impact and the increased lifetime of the valves. This reflects our commitment to sustainability and responsible manufacturing practices.

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The complete guide to SuperExpanite®

We have gathered all you need to know about SuperExpanite® in a guide. The guide will provide a highlight of all the advantages with SuperExpanite® and answer questions like:

  • What is SuperExpanite®?
  • What problems does SuperExpanite® solve?
  • How will it affect my costs?
  • What applications is it suitable for?
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About our commitment to a more sustainable future with SuperExpanite®

“We believe that by eliminating the use of hard chroming and adopting a pure gas-based process like the SuperExpanite® treatment, we can reduce our environmental impact and contribute to a safer, healthier future for everyone” – Stéphane Blanchet, Sales Manager, Ramén Valves

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