Importance Of Boron In Firearms

Aug 30, 2019 | BENEFITS, Innovation, RESEARCH

How Do You Convert A Gun Into a Boron inside Firearm

A gun is an object that shoots a projectile in the form of a bullet, shot, or other types of ammunition. A firearm can be used to hunt animals and humans for food, sport, self-defense, law enforcement, etc. Firearms have been around since the 14th century, and they have developed over time from primitive weapons such as crossbows into more sophisticated firearms with mechanisms such as triggers and hammers.

In recent years there has been an increased interest in converting guns into functional boron firearms due to their safety features which include

  •   lower risk of an accidental discharge during handling
  •   no external moving parts
  •   high-pressure gas does not escape from the barrel
  •  less noise than conventional

In the wake of a recent tragic event, many people are looking for ways to keep themselves and their families safe.

The question is how? One option is investing in metal plating like nickel boron coating. 

Nickel boron plating offers protection against corrosion or rusting as well as providing an extra layer of strength for your firearms. 

It’s also been shown that nickel-boron treated metals have less tendency to overheat than other types of treatments which can be dangerous when dealing with high powered weapons such as machine guns.

Investing in nickel-boron plated firearms not only provides you with enhanced safety but makes your firearm more valuable on the market since it lasts longer than untreated metals do.

So What Is Nickel Boron Coating?

Alkaline Electroless Nickel Boron (NiB) is an autocatalytic coating process. The coating is deposited from an aqueous solution that contains either an alkyl amine borane or sodium borohydride as a reducing agent, a source of nickel Ions, a buffer, complexant, and control chemicals. Alkaline nickel boron coatings are classified as Type 1, Nickel thallium boron, or Type 2, nickel boron.

In 2000, the patent was issued for Generation 4 nickel boron, Generation 4 was characterized by the implementation of lead tungstate as the stabilizer in place of thallium sulfate.

The nickel boron coating is a type of inorganic compound that protects metal surfaces from corrosion.

The nickel boron coating is an interesting, robust substance composed primarily of Nickel and Boron. Due to the high concentration amounts present within this material, it’s been proven time and time again as one of the most effective ways to protect against corrosive substances such as acid rain or industrial solvents like acetone.

For example which can find their way into your engine bay through various means including car washes and leaks at joints where seams meet on vehicles leading up towards the firewall area near intrusions by people who are trying to perform maintenance work inside these areas without proper training or experience needed before attempting any repairs themselves.

Why Get your Firearm Parts Coated in NiB?

Increased corrosion resistance

It protects the respective firearm from rust and other factors that could decrease its lifespan! This includes kinetic energy, humidity levels (humidity can cause the metal to form a low-melting-point oxide on top), temperature changes which affect this process too. So for example if I have water droplets forming on my gun due to high ambient temperatures or rain – no problem because now they’re being protected by an ultra-strong coat like nickel boron nitride!

Increased Wear Resistance

The hard metal surface can best withstand abrasive forces that would dull and scratch other surfaces over time in a variety of environments.

Increased Lubricitation

Nickel has been shown to protect against corrosion better than chrome plating or zinc, and it also provides for smoother operation because less friction exists between moving surfaces. With an increase in these benefits comes reduced maintenance costs on firearms which are routinely used with high frequency such as revolvers that see more frequent use during target practice sessions at indoor shooting ranges due to their lower cost per round compared to handguns.

Less Cleaning Required

 The formulation aids in rust prevention and prevents corrosion under extreme temperatures, so there’s no need for constant scrubbing or wiping off the residue from fingerprints. This reduces wear and tear on parts as well as maintenance time required by a gun owner not only just during use but also after each session at the range!

“2-tone appearance”

 The 2 tone appearance will make it look like an actual firearms part and not just some plastic toy gun that can be purchased at any store on every street corner. For those who want their guns looking as realistic as possible for airsoft or paintball purposes, this option would work best but if one does not care about aesthetics then there are other options available such as metal plating with copper-nickel silver platings from different types of materials like gold-plating!

Rifle Parts Can Be Coated

Boron metal is an element that can be found in the earth’s crust and has a wide range of industrial uses. In addition to being used as an alloying agent for steel, boron is also often utilized by the nuclear industry due to its ability to capture neutrons without emitting any radiation. For this reason, many believe it could play a role in preventing future Chernobyl-type disasters. Now you may not think about boron when buying firearms but according to researchers at North Carolina State University, adding just 1% of boron coating onto firearm surfaces can drastically reduce the risk of gunpowder residue adhering on them during storage or after firing shots.