Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) Coatings Offered
Alpha™ is an extremely hard, all-purpose, multi-layered coating that has ZrN as the top layer.The bulk coating is much harder than its individual components. This synergy results in exceptional abrasion resistance and lubricity. Alpha™ outperforms most other PVD coatings in cutting tool and punching applications.
Adding carbon to a TiN film increases the hardness by nearly 80%, resulting in 2 to 3 times the tool life over titanium nitride. For improved performance and longer tool life, try TiCN in punching, injection molding, and cutting tool applications.
This is the coating of choice for high temperature applications. The aluminum in the film converts to aluminum oxide as the coating heats up, resulting in great oxidation resistance. Use this coating in your most demanding cutting tool applications and other applications where a lot of heat is generated.
Chrome nitride shines in heavy-duty forming applications. We've had customers that were polishing their dies every 300 to 500 hits that now get 25,000, or more, without touching their dies. CrN is very tough and has excellent lubricity. With CrN, parts that couldn't be made are now easy to fabricate.
Titanium nitride was the first general-purpose coating. It's been around for a long time for one simple reason, . . . it works. Whether it's cutting tools, punching or forming, or injection molding, users know they are going to get anywhere from 2 to 10 times the tool life by using this coating. TiN is the coating of choice for medical applications.
Surface Solutions Inc.
7895 Ranchers Road
Fridley, MN 55432
PVD Hard Coatings to Improve Your Bottom Line!
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It continually amazes us that people will gamble away their money at casinos, yet they pass on a sure bet that will give them 10 to 100 times their money back.
With PVD coatings, you win every time! Spend a buck, get up to $100 back, guaranteed.
The only loser in this deal is the tooling person that just had his sales and commissions cut.
Give us a call and together, we'll discuss your application and figure out how we can improve your bottom line by coating your tools. Instead of throwing money away, you'll be taking it to the bank.
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Surface Solutions offers five (5) different physical vapor deposition (PVD) coatings for various applications. PVD coatings reduce wear and friction, improving productivity, tool life and quality. The premium PVD coatings (Alpha™, TiCN, TiAlN / AlTiN and CrN) will outperform TiN by 2 - 4 times (see various applications for more information).
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If you are looking for something we don't offer, give us a call or send an email. Chances are one of these coatings will work as well, or better, than the coating you are looking for.
And if we don't think our pvd coatings will help, we will refer you in the proper direction or suggest some other coatings and / or processes that might work better.
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