Oerlikon Balzers Coating USA Inc.

1700 E Golf Road
Ste. 200
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 Opens R&D and Production Facility
Oerlikon, a global provider of surface solutions, equipment, advanced materials and materials processing, inaugurates its $55 million Innovation Hub and Advanced Component Production facility in Huntersville as part of its ongoing U.S. growth strategy.

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

Cold Jet Combi 120H

Cleaner Combines Dry Ice Pellet Production and Dry Ice Blasting
With so much happening in a busy show year between NPE2018 and Amerimold 2018, MoldMaking Technology is revisiting some of the technology that was on display. In case you missed it: Cold Jet says that the Combi 120H eliminates the need for cleaning parts with aqueous methods that require part drying and water treatment or containment systems.

Cold Jet Combi 120H

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.

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Conquering the Complex Task of Tool Optimization
Standard coatings can help, but to achieve really impressive results all the factors must be coordinated with one another—from the base material of the tool to the post treatment of the coating.

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Help Your Customers Reduce the Cost of Making Plastic Parts
How to take advantage of the properties of DLC coatings to design better molds and improve cycle times.

Coatings are more lightweight

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

AISI D6

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.

Product Categories of Oerlikon Balzers Coating USA Inc.

Coatings, Platings