PVD based processes
The PVD processes
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The coating processes and systems developed by Oerlikon Balzers generate coating layers with well-defined and reproducible properties. Whether your aim is immediate success with proven coatings, or the joint development of innovative solutions, Oerlikon Balzers is your ideal partner.
The Oerlikon Balzers R&D team is made up of more than 120 highly qualified engineers, materials scientists and physicists, who perform coating development work in laboratories with extensive analytical and test facilities and in close collaboration with leading universities. Passion is our driver to develop environmentally-friendly surface solutions meeting our customers current and future needs.
A variety of processes are used to enhance the surfaces of tools and precision components and to improve their behaviour and performance. Oerlikon Balzers has developed the following technologies and respective surface solutions, and offers these as job coating services throughout our global coating centre network. More than 700 coating systems – developed and engineered in Liechtenstein – are in daily use throughout the world, in our own, and in our customers' coating centres.
The coating technologies offered by Oerlikon Balzers to enhance the surfaces of tools and precision components and improve their behaviour and performance compared with alternative technologies for surface treatments.