Oerlikon Balzers Coating USA Inc.

1475 East Woodfield Road
Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60173 US

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Noteworthy News: Bigger & Better!
Last week, we focused on some of the new faces and personnel updates in moldmaking, so for this week, take a look at recent news releases of new places. Between grand openings and expanding shops, it looks like some moldmaking companies are just getting bigger and better!

Oerlikon Meets Airbus Supplier Qualifications
Oerlikon Balzers has received qualified supplier status from Airbus

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2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Mold Maintenance, Repair & Surface Treatment
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including mold maintenance, repair & surface treatment.

Oerlikon Expands its Additive Manufacturing Portfolio with Acquisition of citim GmbH
The acquisition expands Oerlikon’s additive manufacturing technology and service portfolio with established 3D printing capabilities in Europe and in the USA.

Coatings Resist Abrasional Wear, Reduce Drag
Oerlikon Balzers provides a variety of surface treatments for plastic processing tools and equipment.

Oerlikon Balzers Announces the Worldwide Rollout of Reconditioning Services
Launch of its regrinding services in Querétaro, Mexico, and in Wuhan, China.

Oerlikon Balzers Continues Expansion USA
Oerlikon Balzers, the market and technology leader in the field of high-quality hard material coatings, continues its successful expansion in the USA: on July 15, 2013 the 14th in the US – and the 22nd center in the Americas – was opened in Oklahoma City, OK.

Coating for Solid Carbide Tools
BALINIT® ALDURA is Oerlikon Balzers’ (Elgin, IL) high-performance coating designed specifically for solid carbide tools used in roughing and finishing of hardened steels.

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Coatings Enhance Tool Life and Performance
Surface coatings have evolved over the past decade—offering improved operation uptime, greater consistency and higher part quality

New Low-Temperature PVD Coatings for Molds and Components
Oerlikon Balzers (Elgin, IL) has introduced BALINIT® ARCTIC: a new low temperature line of PVD coatings for molds and components.


Lower Deposition Temperature PVD Coatings Allow for Greater Choice in Mold Materials
New technology allows for application temperatures as low as 200°C (390°F) with no loss in coating performance.

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Selective Materials Strategy Is A Potent Tool for Moldmakers
Reducing mold build costs with different steels and coatings may give North American shops more business from electronics OEMs.

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How to Prevent Seizing and/or Galling of Wear Plates, Slides And Core Pins
Using PVD/PACVD surface treatments can produce a desired tribological behavior without a costly change to design or material.

Low-Temperature Coatings
Balzers, Inc. will be providing information on a new series of low-temperature coatings ideal for molds and other wear parts for plastic injection and extrusion tools.

PVD Wear Protective Coatings
Balzers, Inc. (Elgin, IL) provides wear protective coatings for plastics and rubber injection mold tool applications to improve release, protect highly polished surfaces and to delay the on set of corrosion.

What can PVD coatings do for me?
Balzers BALINIT® wear protective coatings for plastics and rubber injection mold tool applications will dramatically increase your productivity by protecting your highly polished surfaces to delay the onset of corrosion and improving release capabilities.

Product Categories of Oerlikon Balzers Coating USA Inc.

Coatings, Platings