PVD Coating

Published Date
January 09, 2012 - 06:45:pm

Platit Inc. recently hosted an open house in Libertyville, Ill., where the Switzerland-based toolcoating company presented cutting-tool and wear-part coating machines based on plasma-generating physical vapor deposition technology. The animation here offers an "insider's" view of the company's coating equipment. 

Related Glossary Terms

  • physical vapor deposition ( PVD)

    physical vapor deposition ( PVD)

    Tool-coating process performed at low temperature (500° C), compared to chemical vapor deposition (1,000° C). Employs electric field to generate necessary heat for depositing coating on a tool’s surface. See CVD, chemical vapor deposition.


Based on an article in Cutting Tool Engineering's June 2024 issue.

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