6/1/2012 | 1 MINUTE READ

Hard Surface Coating for Maximum Precision and Quality in Moldmaking; Booth 622

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PACVD (Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition) coatings.

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To enhance the performance and service life of individual functional components in the injection molds, increasing use is being made of PACVD (Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition) coatings—a further development of the CVD process. The advantages of the PVD and CVD processes are combined. The coating is deposited by a chemical reaction from the gaseous phase assisted by the plasma. A PACVD coating is the DLC (Diamond-Like Carbon) hard coat. It has low dry friction with simultaneously high wear protection and very long service life. The coating is deposited at a temperature of less than 180 °C, which means there is no loss of hardness or warpage of the parts being coated. The heat resistance of the DLC coating, on the other hand, is around 400 °C, which is more than adequate for moldmaking. Hasco recognized this trend at an early stage and has extended its standard range of standard mold units with a number of DLC-coated versions, primarily for guiding and centering in moldmaking and tooling design. The high coating hardness and low friction of the DLC-coated mold units significantly improve the mold life and thus make an important contribution to increasing the productivity of the molds. amerimold Booth # 622

Hasco will be at amerimold 2012 in Booth 622. Register today for a free exhibit hall pass and a $50 conference discount compliments of MoldMaking Technology.




 

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