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    Chrome PVD Coating: an Alternative to He...

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    Chromium’s mirror finish will never go out of style. The opposite seems to be true. As some in the industry predict, "chrome is the new brass,” this is the perfect time for PVD chromium (Cr) and chromium nitride (CrN) to become the new chro...

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    Products enhanced with zirconium PVD coating
    Use Our Zirconium Coating Technologies for Outstanding Durable & Decorative Coatings
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    Why Use Zirconium-Based Durable/Decorative Color PVD Coatings When exploring durable/decorative color PVD coatings, you might notice that zi...
    Applications of PVD coatings in technology
    Which PVD Coating is Right for You? [webinar recording]
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    Physical vapor deposition (PVD) coatings bring surface characteristics that add value to products and colors, enhancing their appearance and...
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    Sputtering vs. Cathodic Arc: Which Physical Vapor Deposition Process Should You Use?
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    Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) is a general term used to describe several thin-film coating processes. Evaporation, sputter deposition, ele...
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    All That Glitters is Not Gold—But It May Be Gold PVD Coating
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    One of the most frequent questions we get asked about our decorative PVD offerings is if it is possible to match the appearance of real gold...
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    A Brief Introduction to Tribological PVD Coatings
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    Why use physical vapor deposition (PVD) to create functional coatings? Since civilization started creating tools, we learned that having pro...