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We provide thin-film coating services worldwide

Ionbond provides thin-film coating services and operates worldwide. Its coatings are used to improve durability, quality, functionality, efficiency and aesthetics of tools and components. Our portfolio includes PVD, PACVD, CVD, CVA and CVI technologies, including a broad range of DLC coatings.

Over 50 years of experience in coating technology

Our global and regional experts are here to support you with state-of-the-art knowledge so that we can deliver world-class products to you wherever you are.

Innovative standard and customized PVD, CVD, and PACVD coating solutions

We are always eager to take on your challenging, highly specialized coating applications to serve you with the solution you looking for.

Extensive world wide network in Europe, North America and Asia

Benefit from our extensive network with over 30 coating centers in 15 countries.

Experience in Europe, North America and Asia

Coating service portfolio for specific markets

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Cutting Tools

State-of-the-art coatings for high-speed steels (HSS) and cemented carbide cutting tools

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Forming and Molding Tools

Improve productivity, maintain excellent product quality and minimize scrap rate

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Coatings for industrial components

Boosting the performance of components for industrial machinery

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Aerospace

Enhance performance, decrease operation costs and push application limits

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Automotive

Empowering sustainable future mobility with low-friction and wear-resistant coating solutions

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Decorative

High quality decorative coatings to ensure perfect appearance in extreme environments

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Medical

Biocompatible certified coatings designed for medical applications

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Coatings for Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers

Superior, reliable and low-cost coatings for metallic bipolar plates

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Food contact

Safe and hard high-performance coatings for food processing

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World Globe

Europe, North America & Asia

Extensive worldwide network

Benefit from our extensive worldwide network and our wide experience in coating technology which is available from each of our service centers.

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Coatings
Tetrabond 48 trimming dies

Performance boost in aluminum forming: enabling cost-effective trimming of aluminum with Tetrabond™ (ta-C)

For companies in sheet metal forming, the generation of burrs and slivers is an ongoing challenge, especially when it comes to forming aluminum alloys. Burrs and slivers can reduce the final product quality and are costly to remove, which drives the search for solutions that prevent them from forming. Ionbond’s solution for this challenge is our Tetrabond tetrahedral amorphous carbon (ta-C) coating – a thin, extremely hard coating with a smooth surface and low sticking.

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Coatings
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Ionbond: high-tech coatings for luxury accessories available throughout Europe

Ionbond has been a leader in high-performance coatings for decades, for both technical applications and the luxury segment. In luxury products, we have especially earned a name for ourselves in beautiful, durable and high-quality coatings for watches, serving top brands. Today, this know-how has been extended to high-end accessories.

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Coatings
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Ionbond’s coating solution for machining of non-ferrous materials for EU manufacturing industry

Are you looking to increase the performance of your cutting tools for machining non-ferrous materials? Ionbond has a coating solution that helps combat built-up edges, abrasive wear and more. It was designed specifically to allow you to make use of the great material properties of these materials, while increasing manufacturing efficiency.

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Service Centers
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Major capacity increases at Ionbond Greensboro

Good news for customers in the USA and Canada: Ionbond has invested in its facility in Greensboro, doubling its capacity for decorative PVD coatings. The new machines not only increased the plant's overall coating capacity, but also its coating portfolio, including the color selection of decorative coatings.

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Tetrabond Plus Tools

Ionbond Germany now offers Tetrabond™ Plus

Tetrabond® Plus is now offered at Ionbond Germany's Saxony facility. This tool coating is ideal for machining non-ferrous materials, including aluminum alloys, copper alloys, plastics, and composite materials, making it particularly valuable for applications in the aerospace and automotive industries.

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Service Centers
Rockaway Team DLC Hybrid Machine

Ionbond Rockaway enhances DLC coating capacity to support growing medical instrument industry

With the addition of a cutting-edge Hauzer 1200 PVD/PACVD hybrid tool, we're geared up to meet the soaring demand for quick turnaround times from our surgical instrument clients.

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Coatings
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Tribobond™ 51/52/54 – Wear resistance for highly corrosive environments

Modern machinery, with its intricate demands for precision and reliability amid cost pressures, faces challenges. Coatings that provide both corrosion and wear protection are scarce. Read on for insights into innovative solutions addressing this critical gap.

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Coatings
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Ionbond PVD coatings for automotive interior applications

Are you looking to stand out in automotive interior design with novel colors and increased wear resistance of design elements? Check out Ionbond’s expertise in PVD coatings at the Automotive Interiors Expo Novi from 24-26 October and find out more in below article.

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Collaboration
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Ionbond joins Hydrogen Engine Alliance to advance the hydrogen internal combustion engine

Ionbond is proud to join the Hydrogen Engine Alliance! We’re looking forward to lending our expertise to the further development of this interesting technology for carbon-neutral mobility.

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Coatings
Aurora X Plus Composition 2 c

AuroraX Plus: new versatile coating for a wide range of cutting applications

Have you been looking for a superior tool coating for difficult-to-cut materials? Look no further! Ionbond's new AuroraX Plus coating offers the performance you need in both wet and dry conditions, making it a great all-round tool coating.

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Coatings
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NEW Whitepaper: Decorative surfaces that withstand extreme environments

Are you looking for a coating to help your products keep their high performance in extreme environments?

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Coatings
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Ionbond’s high-quality decorative coatings for extreme environments

Curious about the magic behind long-lasting, beautiful items? Dive into the latest developments in Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) coatings, revealing the secrets of our decorative finishes.

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Upcoming Tradeshows & Conferences

Technical Conference
HIPIMS 2024

June 24 to 27, 2024

HIPIMS 2024 conference

HIPIMS 2024 is the fourteenth international conference on fundamental principles and industrial applications on the theme of “Surface engineering in the digital age: opportunities for transformation”.

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Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers
Hydrogen Technology Conference Expo

June 26 to 27, 2024

Hydrogen Technology Expo North America

Technologies and Solutions - For a Low-Carbon Hydrogen Future.

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Aerospace
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July 22 to 26, 2024

Farnborough Airshow - FIA 2024

Farnborough International Airshow 2024 will feature leading innovators from the aerospace, aviation and defence industries and beyond.

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Technical Conference
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September 02 to 05, 2024

19th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering - PSE 2024

MAIN TOPIC - “Plasma Surface Engineering enabling Sustainability”

TREND TOPIC - „Hydrogen Technologies“

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Cutting Tools
IMTS2024

September 09 to 14, 2024

IMTS 2024

IMTS 2024 is where the creators, the builders, the sellers, and the drivers of manufacturing technology come to connect, be inspired, and find solutions.

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Cutting Tools
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October 08 to 11, 2024

MSV 2024

The MSV international industrial trade fair is the most important industrial trade fair in Central Europe. Around 80% of attendees have an impact on company investments, while a third are part of their company's top management. All major sectors of the machine and electrical engineering industry are represented, with a particular focus on machining and forming.

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Forming & Molding Tools
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October 15 to 17, 2024

FABTECH 2024

FABTECH will be held at the Orange County Convention Center. This event offers a unique, hands-on opportunity to meet over 1,500 internationally renowned suppliers, discover innovative solutions, and find tools to increase productivity and profits.

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Decorative
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October 22 to 24, 2024

IBZ 2024

The International Suppliers' Fair (IZB) is aimed at suppliers to the automotive industry, and enjoys an excellent reputation among international experts. The high quality of the exhibitors and the significant presence of decision-makers among the trade visitors make this show an essential platform for communication and business within the industry.

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Fuel Cells & Electrolyzers
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October 23 to 24, 2024

Hydrogeen Technology Expo Hamburg 2024

The world’s largest suppliers trade fair for hydrogen technologies, materials, components, and engineering solutions.

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