Functional Surface Modification
PVD coating processes
Tribec

Overview

The Tribec coatings are functional surface modifications applying hybrid PVD technologies.

Features

List of Tribec coatings

Type Coatings Features Applications
Chromium-based
coating
Tribec Hikaru ・High hardness, adhesion and oxidation resistance.
・Excellent elastic recovery properties.
Sheet metal pressing die,
Forging punch
Tribec Hikaru Smooth ・Smooth surface achieved by sputtering processes.
・similar features as Hikaru's.
Cold forming punch,
Cold forging mandrel
Tribec Takeru ・Thick film, high hardness and adhesion.
・Chemical stable and high oxidation resistance.
Aluminum die-casting inserts,
Embossing punch
Vanadium-based
coating
Tribec Kagari ・Compressive strength of film improved by thick film processing.
・Scuffing prevented by unique slide characteristic.
Squeeze die,
Sheet metal pressing die for high tensile strength steel plate.
DLC
coating
Tribec Kiwami ・High density DLC(ta-C) coating.
・Special filtering technologies are adopted.
・Film thickness <1μm Processing temp. <200℃
Nonferrous punching tools
Precision punches and dies
Tribec Kiwami Mk-II ・Thick coating of Kiwami.
・Adaptation to stamping of the non-ferrous materials with high surface pressure.
・Film color appear to black.
Squeeze die for Aluminum alloy 5052,
Punch for copper sheet forming

List of Tribec coating processes characteristics

Coatings Coating color hardness
(HV)
Approx. coating thickness
(hard layer thickness)
Oxidation start temperature Coefficient of friction
vs. Fe (room temp.)
Coefficient of friction
vs. Al (room temp.)
Tribec Hikaru
Gray
3,000
-3,200
3.0 μm
(3.0 μm)
1,000 degrees centigrade 0.50 0.60
Tribec Hikaru smooth
Gray
3,000
-3,200
3.0 μm
(3.0 μm)
1,000 degrees centigrade 0.50 0.60
Tribec Takeru
Silver
2,900
-3,000
8.0 μm
(8.0 μm)
1,000 degrees centigrade 0.50 0.60
Tribec Kagari
Dark gold
2,500
-2,800
10 μm or over
(10 μm or over)
700 degrees centigrade 0.50 0.60
Tribec Kiwami
Transparent interference
6,000
-8,000
0.3 μm
(0.3 μm)
600 degrees centigrade
(Heat-resistant temperature)
< 0.10 < 0.10
Tribec Kiwami Mk-II
Transparent interference
6,000
-8,000
0.8 μm
(0.8 μm)
600 degrees centigrade
(Heat-resistant temperature)
< 0.10 < 0.10

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