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BALINIT DLCReliable, smooth and with peerless low-friction properties.

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BALINIT DLC coated

Diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings are perfectly-suited to the most extreme wear conditions and high sliding speeds, even without lubrication. They moreover minimize frictional losses, making them ideal for engine components such as fuel injection systems, valve trains and pistons. Many other applications, ranging from pumps and compressors to bearing shells and rollers, and from textile machines to medical technology, also exploit the outstanding gliding properties of DLC coatings.

BALINIT® DLC provides excellent protection against abrasion, tribo-oxidation and adhesive wear, whilst permitting high surface pressures that would otherwise quickly cause scuffing and cold welding.

  • Specifications

    Specifications

    *Hardness can be adapted to the application.

    BALINIT DLC
    Coating material a-C:H
    Coating colour black
    Coating hardness HIT[GPa]* ~15-25
    Coefficient of friction (dry) vs. steel** 0.1 - 0.2
    Max. service temp. [°C]**** 300
    General remark All given data are approximate values, they depend on application, environment and test condition.
    *Coating hardness HIT[GPa] Measured by nano indentation according to ISO 14577. For multilayers the hardness of the different layers varies.
    **Coefficient of friction (dry) vs. steel Determined by ball-on-disc test in dry condition with an Steel ball according to ASTM G99. During run-in the given values may be exceeded.
    ****Max. service temp. [°C] These are approximate values out of the field. Due to thermodynamic laws there is a dependency of pressure in application.
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  • Application

    Recommendation Application

    Demand for BALINIT® DLC is today chiefly driven by its excellent low-friction behaviour and high-level wear resistance for high loaded or high speed sliding components.

    Tools applications

    • Metal Forming Metal Forming

      BALINIT and BALITHERM treated dies stay in shape longer

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    Components applications

    • Hydraulic piston pumps Hydraulic piston pumps Details
    • Piston compressors Piston compressors Details
    • Rotary pumps Rotary pumps Details
    • Weaving machines Weaving machines

      Weaving reed dents and air jet nozzles

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    • Linear drives Linear drives Details
    • Motorsport drive train Motorsport drive train

      For drive train applications BALINIT CAVIDUR provides advantages like:

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    • Collet chucks Collet chucks Details
    • Motorsport Chassis Motorsport Chassis

      For chassis applications BALINIT CAVIDUR provides advantages like:

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    • Printing plungers & nozzles Printing plungers & nozzles Details
    • Diesel injection Diesel injection Details
    • Air conditioning vane compressors Air conditioning vane compressors Details
    • Truck Engines Truck Engines Details
    • Actuation systems Actuation systems Details
    • Ship Engines Ship Engines Details
    • Interior decoration Interior decoration Details
    • Packaging machines Packaging machines Details
    • Hydraulic systems Hydraulic systems Details
    • Medical instruments Medical instruments Details
    • Motorsport valve train Motorsport valve train

      For valve train applications BALINIT CAVIDUR provides advantages like:

      Details
    • Dental abutments Dental abutments Details
    • Spinning machines Spinning machines

      Opening cylinders of spinning machines

      Details
    • Electrical clippers & shavers Electrical clippers & shavers Details
    • Mechanical seals Mechanical seals

      Coating solution for mechanical seals

      Details
    • Sanitary fitting - ceramic seals Sanitary fitting - ceramic seals Details
    • Watch Watch

      For seconds, minutes, hours, days, months, years: BALINIT.

      Details
  • Further information

    Further information

    BALINIT DLC
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    Pfaeffikon, Branch Balzers
    Iramali 18
    9496 Balzers
    Liechtenstein