People often ask us: "Just exactly what is PVD coating?" Here's a brief introduction You can download our full introductory guide to thin-film finishes (including PVD, CVD, and DLC coating) or more detailed information. PVD (physical vapor deposition) thin-film...read more
A common misconception with a high-tech PVD finish is that it will add substantial cost to a manufactured part. While having a small volume of parts coated by a contract coating service provider can be expensive, coating cost per part can drop drastically when PVD equipment is brought in-house.read more
Do you need both PVD & DLC coatings on your products? Do you use a coating service company because bringing two different coating machines in-house isn’t an option? Watch this video!read more
Chromium's mirror finish will never go out of style. In fact, the opposite seems to be true. As some in the industry predict that "chrome is the new brass," this is the perfect time for PVD chromium to become the new chrome. Let's look at the facts: Traditional chrome...read more
We saw a need to take our proven capabilities—our core coating technologies, fast pumping speed, high loading volume and production throughput—and update and repackage them with some changes based on evolving customer needs.read more
In the world of materials and finishes, Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC), also called amorphous carbon (a-C), is not one coating but an entire category of coating materials. DLC has properties that change depending on the bonding of the carbon atoms and presence or lack of...read more
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