Zirconium Nitride (ZrN) Coating

Zirconium nitride (ZrN) coating excels in machining aluminum alloys and non-ferrous metals, optimal for temperature-sensitive substrates. Produced at a low deposition temperature makes ZrN the premier coating for temperature-sensitive substrates. You will find ZrN to have an attractive light gold color to be found in wear-resistant decorative applications and medical tools. Due to its high lubricity, it is a good candidate for machining nonferrous metals such as titanium, brass, copper, and aluminum.

ZrN is a favored option for machining fiberglass, nylon, and most polymer materials, renowned for its elevated hardness, minimal friction coefficient, and remarkable resistance to corrosion. It effectively shields against both abrasive and adhesive wear.


Coating Selection

Coating Specifications

General purpose Non-Ferrous Drilling, Milling, Turning, Tapping, Reaming, Slotting, Trimming, Blanking, Piercing, Sawing, Threading, Decorative Hardware. CatArc ZrN:Zirconium Nitride Standard Thickness: 1.0-2.0
Application Range: 1.0-5.0
Micro- Hardness: 2,800 Vickers
Coefficient of Friction: .50
Temperature Stability: 565 °C
Color: Pale Gold

CatArc® TiN

Coating Material Titanium Nitride
Micro Hardness (Vickers) 2800
Coefficient of Friction .4-.5
Temperature Stability 926 °C(1700 °F)
Standard Thickness in Microns 1.0-2.0
Application Range in Microns 1.0-5.0
Color Gold

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