VaporTech Blog

3 New Compact PVD Coating Systems That Deliver Big Results [updated]

3 New Compact PVD Coating Systems That Deliver Big Results [updated]

Manufacturers have known for decades about the benefits of in-house PVD coating: time savings, quality control, and customized thin film coatings that differentiate products by improving function and appearance. However, in the past, the capital investment was too high for lower-volume operations, the machines were too large or complex to integrate into existing manufacturing facilities, and industry perception was that these machines required highly trained specialists to operate and maintain.

read more
Your Top 3 DLC Coating Questions Answered

Your Top 3 DLC Coating Questions Answered

Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings blend the best qualities of graphite and diamond, which are both naturally occurring forms of carbon. DLC coatings can be quite hard, lubricious, and chemically inert, making them excellent for a range of applications. For example, DLC coatings enable razors to provide a smooth, close shave day after day and boost performance in racing motorcycles and cars. The dark, glossy, neutral color of some DLC coatings is visually striking. DLC-coated watches are an example. DLC coatings are applied using plasma processes.

read more

Where do you want to go next?

VaporTech Home
Together, We Make Great Products Even Better.
Get answers
Get answers from a VaporTech specialist.
Subscribe to our monthly newsletter
* indicates required