|Solution||Coating material||Coating technology||Microhardness HIT (GPa)||Coefficient of friction (dry) vs. steel||Max. service temp. [°C]||Process temperature|
|BALIFOR M||MoN||Sputter / Arc||15 – 35 depending on application||-||800||-||
|BALINIT DLC STAR||CrN / a-C:H||PACVD||~15-25||0.1 - 0.2||300||< 250||
For increasing temperatures due to downsizing, materials are pushed beyond their limits. PVD coatings help to extend the limits even further by reducing wear.