PVD Coatings
PVD Coating

Certess™ Nitro PVD Coatings

 

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

°C

Maximum Service Temperature 

°C

Appearance
CertessTM Nitro
TTi
TiN
2000 - 2400 20 - 24 0.5 2 - 5 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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TTi - Low TiN
2000 - 2400 20 - 24 0.5 1.5 - 3 µm but can vary depending on the application Cathodic Arc 300 - 400 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 500 ˚C Gold
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TTC
TiCN
2800 - 3200 28 - 32 0.4 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Cathodic Arc 300 - 400 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 475 ˚C Silver/Gray
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TAT
AlTiN
2800 - 3200 28 - 32 0.6 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Cathodic Arc 300 - 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 300 - 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
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Ti
TiN
2500 - 3000 25 - 30 0.4 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 500 ˚C Gold
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TC
TiCN
2500 - 3000 25 - 30 0.4 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 475 ˚C Bronze
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N
CrN
1800 - 2200 18 - 22 0.5 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 700 ˚C Silver
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G
ZrN
2000 - 2500 20 - 25 0.4 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 700 ˚C Light Gold
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T
TiAlN
2500 - 3000 25 - 30 0.4 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 800 ˚C Charcoal/Black
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SD
TiBN
3000 - 3500 30 - 35 0.3 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 800 ˚C Sand or Light Tan
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X
CrX - NY
2000 - 2500 20 - 25 0.5 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 700 ˚C Silver
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M
MoN
2500 - 3000 25 - 30 0.20 - 0.25 1 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering < 200 ˚C 700 ˚C Light Gray
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NC
CrCN
2000 - 2500 20 - 25 0.3 - 0.5 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 800 ˚C Gray

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DT
WC-C

2000 - 2500 20 - 25 0.20 - 0.25 2 - 5 µm but can vary depending on the application Magnetron Sputtering 250 - 350 ˚C but can vary depending on the application 400 ˚C Gray