Ferrous Metal Solutions

TiN

A general-purpose coating allowing higher metal removal rates and extended tool life compared to uncoated tools. A viable choice for tapping and decorative applications.

Microhardness

2200 HV

Coefficient of Friction

0.40–0.65

Oxidation Temperature

600°C / 1112°F

Thickness

1-5 Microns (based on tool diameter)

General purpose coating recommended for applications in:

  • Medium Carbon Steels
  • Alloyed Steels 
  • General Purpose Machining
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TiCN

Lower coefficient of friction compared to HTN. A lubricious coating and with proper post treatment it is useful in stamping, forming and tapping operations, as well as the machining of non-ferrous materials.

Microhardness

3000 HV

Coefficient of Friction

0.30–0.45

Oxidation Temperature

400°C / 752°F

Thickness

1-5 Microns (based on tool diameter)

Lubricious coating recommended for applications in:

  • Low tensile strength stamped metals
  • Low Carbon Steels
  • Non-Ferrous Materials
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AlTiN

Magnetron sputtering technology gives HTY a smooth surface. The hardness and oxidation temperature of this coating allows it to excel in the machining of low carbon and stainless steels.

Microhardness

3700 HV

Coefficient of Friction

0.30

Oxidation Temperature

1100°C / 2010°F

Thickness

1-5 Microns (based on tool diameter)

Unmatched performance for applications in:

  • Die Steels
  • Stainless Steels
  • Sticky/Gummy Materials
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AlTiCrN

The HiPIMS process gives HPP unparalleled coating adhesion. The high hardness, toughness, and oxidation temperature of HPP makes it ideal for machining hardened steels, superalloys, and other difficult to machine materials under either wet or dry conditions.

Microhardness

3500 HV

Coefficient of Friction

0.30

Oxidation Temperature

1100°C / 2010°F

Thickness

1-5 Microns (based on tool diameter)

Unmatched in difficult to machine materials:

  • Materials Harder Than 65 HRc
  • Hardened Steels
  • Super Alloys
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TiAlSiN

HDT is engineered to perform in a diverse range of applications; from alloy steels to hardened materials and titanium.  HDT is exceptional for applications requiring high material removal rates by providing excellent wear resistance and high thermal resistance.

Microhardness

3600 HV

Coefficient of Friction

0.45

Oxidation Temperature

1150°C / 2100°F

Thickness

1-5 Microns (based on tool diameter)

High performance solution for applications including:

  • Alloy steels
  • Hardened materials
  • Titanium alloys
  • Super Alloys
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AlTiN

Abrasion resistant, cathodic arc deposited coating. Excellent for high metal removal rate machining. Recommended for the machining of cast iron, hardened die steels up to HRc 65 and other heat resistant alloys.

Microhardness

3300 HV

Coefficient of Friction

0.45

Oxidation Temperature

800°C / 1472°F

Thickness

1-5 Microns (based on tool diameter)

Strong general-purpose solution for applications including:

  • Cast Iron
  • High Temperature Alloys
  • Hardened Die Steels
  • Stainless Steels
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