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.