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  • Tooling

    Tooling Applications

    Wear is a major factor limiting the performance and service life of precision tools.
    Refine tools with Balzers coatings is the most effective way to improve the productivity and quality of metalworking and plastics processing.

  • Automotive & Transportation

    Automotive & Transportation

    Whether engines or drive trains, oil pumps or brakes, headlights or rims, bodywork or interior: in modern motor cars, motor cycles, trucks, ships and trains there is hardly anything, in manufacture or in operation, where Oerlikon Balzers coatings are not involved.

  • Aerospace


    Aerospace components must withstand the most demanding conditions and comply with strict safety and environmental regulations. Oerlikon Balzers coatings are designed to meet these challenges - during the production of components and tools and throughout their service life.

  • Medical


    The functionalisation of surfaces through PVD coatings have become an indispensable component of modern medical technology since the coatings provide a unique combination of extreme surface hardness, low friction coefficient and anti-corrosion properties. In addition to uncompromising quality, the medical industry also demands compliance with biocompatibility regulations.

  • Food & Packaging

    Food & Packaging

    Hygiene and safety are of the utmost importance for the food processing industries. Uncompromising high quality, extreme cleanliness, compliance with bio-compatibility regulations, easy to clean components - all of these requirements can be fulfilled with BALINIT coatings.

  • Energy


    Continuous operation and extreme environments place the highest demands on the individual parts of windmills and turbines, components used in oil & gas exploration, and on the processes used to manufacture these parts and components. Oerlikon Balzers can provide the optimum solution in each case.

  • Consumer Goods

    Consumer Goods

    Whether household appliances, consumer electronics or sports equipment - most things we use today are made of metal or plastic. Oerlikon Balzers coatings improve the design, performance and service life of modern consumer goods, and make their production more efficient.

  • Engineering


    Oerlikon Balzers offers a broad range of surface solutions that significantly improve the performance and durability of parts manufacturing tools and precision components used in a wide range of engineering applications.