VT-1000iSystem: Easy-to-Operate, Compact PVD & DLC Coating System

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VaporTech 1500i coating machine

VT-1500i system

The VT-1500i is a compact, price competitive, high-capacity PVD coating machine with optional sputtering capabilities.

VaporTech VT-3000i coating machine

VT-3000i system

The VT-3000i is our highest-capacity coating machine for large-scale operations.

The small VT-1000i™ coating machine is the right-sized PVD and DLC coating system for customers who previously considered thin-film coating systems too complicated or expensive. Differentiate your product by applying the same hard, durable PVD or DLC finishes, which were previously only available to high-volume manufacturing operations, right in your facility.

The compact 6-rack design of this small PVD coating machine can deposit a wide range of durable decorative and functional PVD finishes on metal or plated parts, including some plastics. The VT-1000i system is suitable for both small and higher-volume applications, and many parts per batch means a low cost per part and a fast return on investment.

Purchase the VT-1000i compact PVD and DLC coating system, or learn more about our other coating machines by calling (303) 652-8500 today!

The VT-1000i PVD and DLC coating system includes the following key capabilities:


Small footprint, easy to integrate into factory.


Easy to operate and maintain.

Low cost

Low per-part coating costs.

Part sizes

Coat large parts up to 100 cm long.

Remote access

Factory remote diagnostics available.


Durable diamond-like carbon coatings.

VT-1000i Specifications
System capacity
Coating zone per rack100 cm x 25.4 cm ø (39.4 in x 10 in)
Number of racks6
Coated area capacity 4.8 m2 (51.7ft2)
System footprint1.6 m x 3.6 m (5.2 ft x 11.9 ft)
Coating technologies
  • Cathodic arc physical vapor deposition
  • Diamond-like carbon (DLC)
  • Available metallic coatings: pure, alloyed, or reacted zirconium, titanium, chromium, and carbon.