TiCN (titanium carbonitride)
The tough one.
TiCN is used wherever great hardness and sufficient toughness are needed in combination.
Very high wear resistance and protection against galling and fretting.
|Type||Hard material coating|
|Coating thickness||0,5–3 μm|
|Coefficient of friction vs. steel||0,3|
|Coating temperature||300–450 °C|
|max. Service temperature||400 °C|
|Colour||light blue grey|
- heavy duty cooled machining
- high load punching and forming
- punching and forming of stainless steels
- injection moulding of materials with mechanically aggressive fractions or fillers