Medical & Dental Coatings
Medical & Dental

Certess™ Life PVD Coatings

 

Coating Hardness Hv Hardness GPa Friction Coefficient (dry against steel) Thickness Deposition Process Deposition Temperature 

°C

Maximum Service Temperature 

°C

Appearance
CertessTM Life
TTi MED - TiN
2000 - 2400 20 - 24 0.5 1.5 - 3 µm but can vary depending on the application Cathodic Arc 260 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 500 ˚C Gold
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TAT
AlTiN
2800 - 3200 28 - 32 0.6 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Cathodic Arc 260 - 400 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 750 ˚C Purple/Black
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TN
CrN
1800 - 2200 18 - 22 0.5 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Cathodic Arc 260 - 400 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 700 ˚C Silver
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TG
ZrN
2200 - 2500 22 - 25 0.5 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Cathodic Arc 300 - 400 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 600 ˚C Light Gold



Certess™ Life DLC Coatings

 

Coating Composition Friction Coefficient (dry against steel) Friction Coefficient (lubricated) Hardness (Hv) Coating Thickness (microns) Deposition Temperature 

°C

Maximum Service Temperature 

°C (2)

CertessTM Carbon
DC
a-C:H 0.11 - 0.15 0.07 - 0.11 2000 - 2500 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application 150 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 350 ˚C
CertessTM Carbon
DDT
WC + a-C:H:W + a-C:H 0.11 - 0.15 0.07 - 0.11 2500 - 3200 1.5 - 3 µm but can vary depending on the application 150 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 350 ˚C
CertessTM Carbon
DCX
CrN + a-C:H 0.11 - 0.15 0.07 - 0.11 2500 - 3200 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application 150 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 350 ˚C
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DCY
Cr + WC + a-C:H:W + a-C:H 0.11 - 0.15 0.07 - 0.11 2500 - 3200 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application 150 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 350 ˚C
CertessTM Carbon
TC
ta-C < 0.1 < 0.1 3000 - 7000 1 - 4 µm but can vary depending on the application 150 ˚C 450 ˚C