Medthin™ 30 CrN

Excellent load carrying capacity coating for implants and instruments

Medthin™ 30 CrN shows high fracture toughness, wear resistance and adhesion, making it an ideal coating for high impact loaded and load carrying applications. Medthin™ 30 CrN is well suited for implant systems with UHMWPE as well as for Coating on Coating bearing systems. The high resistance to alkaline and acidic cleaning and sterilization cycles, in combination with its other properties makes it a superior alternative to chrome plating on surgical and dental instruments. Medthin™ 30 CrN is deposited at temperatures between 150 and 400 °C. This wide range of temperatures allows for a variety of materials to be coated by means of adapting deposition temperatures to the substrate materials and tempering without changing their properties and the geometries.

Technical data




Coating thickness

2 - 4 μm

Service Temp.

700 °C

Deposition Temp.

150 - 400 °C

Hardness HV 0.05

2500 +/- 500

Deposition method

PVD arc

Friction vs. steel, dry