Home Hardware & Fixtures: PVD Coatings For Stainless Steel, Copper, Bronze, Chrome & More

VaporTech® PVD systems coat faucets, showerheads, doorknobs, and other home hardware products around the world. Our smaller, budget-friendly PVD coating systems mean even smaller manufacturers can benefit from fixture finishing in-house to improve quality control, save time, and coat for pennies per part. VaporTech coatings are less than 1/100th the thickness of a human hair, keeping product features intact. If you want to add PVD stainless steel, copper, bronze, and chrome coatings to your components, reach out to our expert team.

Benefits of PVD Fixture Finishes


Home hardware, including kitchen & bath fixtures as well as door and window hardware, come in a wide array of materials, colors, and geometries, making PVD coating a great choice for manufacturers of these products. Vapor Technologies, Inc. R&D scientists offer 20 standard colors and create custom coatings for use in our VaporTech® systems or match the exact decorative finish desired (or match legacy finishes). Colors can include stainless steel, copper, bronzes, chrome, golds (including rose gold), black, and even blues. We can even produce the latest black PVD coatings as well as a safer chrome alternative. Whether you’re coating door hardware or plumbing products, our PVD thin film deposition along with our PVD coating equipment can make your home fixtures stand out and provide a higher return-on-investment (ROI).


VT Decorative™ finishes are scratch and wear resistant, defy corrosion, and are so thin—less than 1 micron—they are suitable for high-tolerance parts. Our systems can deposit finishes that are up to 3 times harder than plated chrome on your faucets, showerheads, doorknobs, door locks, product components, and other home fixtures. PVD fixture finishes provide long-lasting beauty to your stainless-steel sink or chrome shower faucet.

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 faucet and home hardware PVD coating companies in the world. Whether it is practical applications and engineering solutions or a way to take your bathroom fixtures into the future, contact us at (303) 652-8500 to see how Vapor Technologies, Inc. can serve your needs today!

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