Forming & Molding Tools coatings
Improve productivity, maintain excellent product quality and minimize scrap rate
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.
Improved productivity and part quality
Ionbond™ coatings 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.
- High wear resistance
- Low coefficient of friction
- Anti-galling properties
- High fatigue resistance
- Corrosion resistance
- Improved parts release
Engineered for your needs
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