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CERTESS®CARBON DT DLC Coating

Category: DLC Certess Coating

CERTESS®CARBON DT DLC Coating

Description

CERTESS®CARBON DT is a dense, metastable form of hydrogenated amorphous carbon (a-C:H) containing significant SP3 bonding. This process of bonding carbon and hydrogen confers valuable 'diamond-like' properties such as mechanical hardness, low friction, optical transparency and chemical inertness. CERTESS®CARBON DT is also a carbon doped tungsten carbide coating to decrease friction with optimized density to limit columnar growth.

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Substrate(s)

  • Tool Steels Maraging Steels
  • Stainless Steel
  • Titanium
  • Alumiunium

Temp. Ratings

  • Max Temp: 752°(400°C)

Thickness

  • Thickness (micron): 1 - 5

Color(s)

  • Charcoal

Process

CERTESS®CARBON DT can be applied to almost any material that is compatible with a vacuum environment and can withstand 220°C. Most widely used applications are tool steels, maraging steels, stainless steels, aluminum and titanium.

Advantages

High hardness, Excellent abrasive wear resistance, Low thermal conductivity, Low friction level.

  • Chemically Inert
  • Corrosion Protection
  • Low Coefficient of Friction

Applications

Recommended applications include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Piston Wrist Pins
  • Engine Flat Tappets (lifters)
  • Engine Valves
  • Transmission Gears
  • Ring Gears
  • Pinion Gears
  • Brake Components
  • Rubber Molds
  • Dies and Tools
  • Industrial Wear Components
  • Marine Hardware

Industries

This coating is a popular solution for the following industries:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Chemical
  • Diesel
  • Energy
  • General Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Medical
  • Metal Forming
  • Military
  • Molds
  • Motorsports
  • Nuclear
  • Oil & Gas
  • Weaponry