The Surface Engineers

Tribobond™ coatings in jet engines, landing gear and fuselage

Combined with superior base alloys used for the components, Ionbond Tribobond™ coatings is the surface treatment of choice for longer lifetime and better efficiency.

Tribobond™ PVD and PACVD coatings are routinely being applied to enhance the component’s properties. They can be designed to provide thermal barriers or transfer properties across a wide range of load and temperature conditions in static and dynamic situations. Typical applications include engine and gearbox parts, bearings and actuators.

  • Reduced friction, galling, erosion and fretting
  • High temperature resistance
  • Chemically inert

Extended lifetime

Many systems on aircrafts are subject to dust and dirt contamination, and both mechanical and thermal shocks. The Tribobond™ 40 series diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings, have superior self-lubricating characteristics and hardness (compared with conventional lubricated metal surfaces), exhibit lower wear and extend overall service lifetime and maintenance intervals. The application of such coatings reduces operating costs, spares inventories, maintenance times and complexity resulting in cost optimization and minimum environmental impact.

  • Increased surface hardness
  • Self-lubricating
  • Low wear properties

Chris Constable

Product Manager Aerospace
Phone: +44 1207 500823

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