Coat Your Molds & Dies with VaporTech® PVD Machines

Use in-house PVD coating equipment for forming and molding, including dies, extruding dies, punches and pins, rolls, molds, and inserts.

Increase the service life of your forms, molds, and dies with high-performance functional physical vapor deposition (PVD) and diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings.

PVD coating for forming and molding offers reliability and durability

PVD and DLC coatings improve forming and molding tools’ performance and durability, protect them from heavy wear, and extend their useful life. Maintain the surface of your dies, extruding dies, punches and pins, rolls, molds, and inserts. Choose from a wide variety of thin-film coatings to suit your exact needs.

Specific PVD & DLC coatings for mold and dies

Materials used to PVD coat forming & molding tools include:

  • Chromium nitride (CrN)
  • Titanium nitride (TiN)
  • Titanium carbonitride (TiCN)
  • Zirconium nitride (ZrN)
  • Diamond-like carbon (DLC)

These VaporTech® PVD and DLC coatings for your molds and dies add hardness and toughness, reduce friction, and provide corrosion, wear resistance, and other properties. Our experts help customers choose the most appropriate coating material and optimize it for their needs, whether for dies, extruding dies, punches and pins, rolls, molds, or inserts. Contact us today.

Performance coatings

Vaportech Functional Coatings

Explore the benefits of VaporTech functional thin-film coatings.

VT-1500i system

VaporTech VT-1500i Hybrid PVD Coating Machine
The VT-1500i is a compact, price competitive, high-capacity PVD coating machine.


Quickly deposit coatings that improve your product’s wear resistance and reduce friction.

Where do you want to go next?

VaporTech services
Coating development, system integration, training & support.
Get answers
Get answers from a VaporTech specialist.
Subscribe to our monthly newsletter
* indicates required