Ionbond™ coatings for forming and molding tools

To enable an excellent product quality and to improve the performance and productivity of punches, dies, molds, rolls and other tooling types used for forming metal, plastic and composite materials, choose the proven Ionbond PVD, PACVD, and CVD coatings for forming and molding tools. With the broadest portfolio in the industry, Ionbond has an engineered solution for every application in these continuously evolving industries. This includes the steady advancement of materials like aluminum and AHSS, and new application fields that demand different coating requirements for molds and dies involved in the production processes.

  • High wear resistance
  • Low coefficient of friction
  • Anti-galling properties
  • High fatigue resistance
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Improved parts release

Improved productivity and part quality

Ionbondcoatings are engineered to extend tool life, reduce downtime, lower scrap rates and increase productivity for the end user. They also provide better flow and release properties for the tools, which  will lead to higher quality levels for the product finish.

Ionbond PVD, PACVD, and CVD coatings are proven to improve performance in tools for a wide variety of forming and molding applications.

  • Cold forming
    • Stamping
    • Trimming/piercing
    • Blanking
    • Cold forging
    • Powder compaction
  • Plastic molding
    • Plastic injection molding
    • Film extrusion

Ionbond engineers are ready to assist you with selecting the right coating or developing customized coating solutions to meet your production objectives. It’s a partnership, where the application is reviewed and engineered based on key input factors.

  • Tool function
  • Current tool failure mode
  • Workpiece material
  • Tool lifetime expectation
  • Tool material and properties
  • Working conditions