Cutting Tool Physical Vapor Deposition Pvd Coatings Manufacturers & Suppliers in US

Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) coatings were introduced in the early 1980s, and have continued to develop over time. The concept, however, is still the same. Coating your part, item, or product has many benefits to the cutting & forming tool industry. The use of a PVD coating has become widespread, particularly in applications where the cutting edge is required to be hard or sharp. Advanced Coating Service offers many PVD coatings, each with its own benefits. Based on your requirements, we’ll work with you to select the best option.

ACT is known for providing premium surfacing coating services that include Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD). PVD uses lower temperatures for the application process that helps to potentially avoid distorting the integrity of the tool. ACT uses state-of-the-art control equipment and testing to provide a flawless finished product.

PVD coatings are much harder than the base materials they are applied to. They are also inert and do not react with materials they come into contact with. This combination of being hard and inert reduces the friction between the tool and the workpiece and can result in tools lasting up to ten times (10x) longer, or more, than uncoated tools.

Crystallume was founded in 1984 to develop CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition) diamond coatings for various marketplace applications. Diamond coatings and free standing films for tooling, electronic and optical applications were investigated. In 1999, Crystallume was purchased by RobbJack Corporation and narrowed its focus to diamond coatings for tooling applications. As a result of this focus, Crystallume has become the world leader in this area, especially when good uniformity and tight tolerances are required.

Manufacturer of ductile chromium nitride (CrN) physical vapor deposition (PVD) coatings for exhaust or intake valves, pumps and cutting tools. Rumor has it DLC was first formed when the U.S. military was performing vacuum testing and hydrocarbon oil back-streamed into the chamber, where it ionized and deposited itself on the various parts. The coating that formed was a slick-like, graphite, hard diamond. And it had serious potential. When we first got wind of that potential in the 1990s, we were building our own coating machines — we still do and we wondered: What would happen if we applied the hard carbon to a wrist pin in a high-performance engine?

Protecticoat is a protective coating that makes your outdoor items look as good as new, while protecting the surface from fading and weathering.