TiN (titanium nitride)

The standard.

The “indestructible”, easy care, and established standard coating. Synonym of PVD.
Not only wear protection, but also decorative with “high value” appearance.


Type Hard material coating
Process PVD
Material TiN
Hardness 2.300 HV
Coating thickness 0,5–4 μm
Coefficient of friction vs. steel 0,4
Coating temperature 250–400 °C
max. Service temperature 600 °C
Colour golden yellow

Sample applications

  • machining of medium strength steels
  • punching and forming of moderately “hard” materials
  • injection moulding inserts
  • medical technology
  • fluid power systems and components
  • wear indicator
  • decoration