Hard coating

Coating Services

Tool life can be increased from 50% to 500% longer or more by applying a carefully selected coating on tool work surfaces.

You not only save from reduced tool replacement cost, but also from the significant reduction in production downtime for tool changes and set-ups.

The coatings pictured at right and those listed below are the most requested coatings. Other coatings are available.

Coating Titanium Nitride (TiN) Titanium Carbonitride (TiCN) Aluminum Titanium Nitride (AlTiN) Titanium DiBoride (TiB2)
Color Gold Violet-Brown Dark Gray-Black Light Gray
Structure Multi-Layered Multi-Layered Graded Graded
Microhardness 2200HV0.05 3000HV0.05 3300HV0.05 4000 HV
Application General Purpose Steels over HRc 40 and aluminum alloys Cast Iron, hardened tool steels up to Hrc 60 and other heat resistant alloys Our toughest coating ever, recommended for use with silicon aluminum alloys and titanium alloys