Our Coatings

Coating Titanium Nitride (TiN)
Color Gold
Structure Multi-layered
Microhardness 2200HV 0.05
Applications A general-purpose coating allowing higher speeds and longer tool life. Effective in a wide area of metal cutting operations.


Coating Titanium Carbonitride (TiCN)
Color Violet-Brown
Structure Multi-layered
Microhardness 3000HV 0.05
Applications A harder, more lubricious coating offering better performance in steels over HRc 40 and aluminum alloys.


Coating Titanium DiBoride (TiB2)
Color Light Gray
Structure Graded
Microhardness 4000 HV
Applications A tougher coating, recommended for use with silicon aluminum alloys, titanium alloys, magnesium alloys and copper alloys


Coating Aluminum Titanium Nitride (AlTiN)
Color Dark Gray-Black
Structure Graded
Microhardness 3300HV 0.05
Applications Recommended for the machining of cast iron, hardened die steels up to HRc 60 and other heat resistant alloys.


Coating Balinit Futura Nano – Titanium Aluminum Nitride (TiALN)
Color Violet-Grey
Structure Nanostructured
Microhardness 3300
Applications Broad-based coating for cutting all steels, cast iron, stainless steel; dry machining possible; forming; die casting


Coating Balinit Alcrona Pro – Aluminum Chromium Nitride (ALCrN)
Color Blue-Grey
Structure Monolayer
Microhardness 3200
Applications For general wet/dry drilling, milling of steels (<54 HRc), cast iron, aerospace Inconel; titanium alloys; for CBN inserts; punching, hot forming tools

Please Note

With a variety of coatings to choose from and with the knowledge of our Engineering Design Team, we can find the right coating to make your application more cost effective and productive.

Coating your tools with one of our various coating structures is sure to increase your speeds and feeds while extending your tool life.