Coating Automotive Products, Internal Engine Components, Trim, & Motorcycle Parts

VaporTech® PVD equipment and coatings improve the function and durability of high-performance engine components and create an upscale look for auto and motorcycle interiors and trim.

Engine Component Coating

We custom-design VaporTech VT-Functional™ PVD coatings to make your critical components last longer, operate more efficiently due to lower friction, withstand high temperatures, and resist corrosion. Our finishes, deposited by our VaporTech coating systems are not just metal but new materials made by reacting chromium, titanium, zirconium, or other metals with oxygen, nitrogen, or carbon. A VT-Functional coating can improve the hardness and durability of even the hardest, heat-treated steel. Our black and chrome-alternative options make trim look great, too.

Common VT Functional coatings include, but are not limited to:

Chromium Nitride (CrN coatings)

Zirconium Nitride

Titanium Carbide

Titanium CarboNitride

Titanium Aluminum Nitride

Automotive & Motorcycle Trim

Chrome : VaporTech coating systems are a safe alternative to hexavalent chrome auto trim. The PVD process can deposit a pure chromium coating to your parts. The addition of elements such as nitrogen can also produce even more durable chrome alternatives such as chromium nitride (CrN) that significantly improve performance in high-wear applications. To avoid environmental impact, improve worker safety, and reduce costs, our PVD chrome coating process provides a simple, reliable coating alternative that is by its nature beautiful, durable, and safe.

Black trim: Applying black metallic coatings has historically been extremely difficult because there are no naturally occurring black ceramic or metallic materials.

The VaporTech® PVD True Black™ coating eliminates these issues. It is not only visually impressive but also adds a durable layer of protection to parts and products. True Black finish produces a pure, neutral, long-lasting black that adds durability to car and motorcycle trim.

Our Products


Our smallest cathodic arc system makes it easy to bring PVD coatings in-house.


Our easy-to-operate small to mid-sized lower-temperature thin film coating system.


Our higher-capacity lower-temperature thin film coating system. For those who don’t quite need the 3000i.


Our highest-capacity lower-temperature thin film coating system.

Cadence Systems

Our most compact, easiest-to-use, and fastest thin-film coating units for functional, CrN, TiN, and DLC applications.

Vapor Technologies, Inc. 

Headquartered in Colorado, Vapor Technologies, Inc. is one of the leading PVD coating companies in the world.  The company designs, builds, and services thin-film deposition systems that deposit PVD and PE-CVD coatings that improve automotive products around the world. We’re committed to what we do, because we know that a product’s finish communicates its quality in an instant—and impacts how customers view your brand. We understand that a finish that stands the test of time emphasizes a brand’s commitment to quality and value. Whether it is practical application and engineering solutions or a way to take your home hardware products into the future, contact us to see how Vapor Technologies, Inc. can serve your needs today!


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