Physical vapor deposition (PVD), plasma assisted chemical vapor deposition (PACVD), chemical vapor deposition (CVD), and duplex treatments (nitriding plus PVD) have been extensively and successfully used in metal forming and plastic injection molding applications for over 40 years.
Ionbond™ PVD and PACVD and Bernex™ CVD coatings improve the performance and productivity of punches, dies, molds, rolls and other tooling types used for forming metal, plastic and composite materials. With the broadest portfolio in the industry, Ionbond has an engineered solution for every application.
Ionbond’s coating portfolio and application experience allows for the matching of the application’s mechanical demands to the coating’s features and capabilities in order to achieve the desired tool performance.
Ionbond™ PVD and PACVD and Bernex™ CVD coatings have a proven track record of performance improvements of tools in a wide variety of applications.
Ionbond engineers assess each situation individually. The outcome is a system solution aimed at delivering the identified objectives.
Coating selection is determined by a number of key factors and tool performance objectives.