The combination of a hot-process metallurgical bond with a super-hard layer of carbide has made TDX the choice coating for difficult applications such as stainless steel, HSLA, thick material, and draw-die applications with high material flow. This surface has 4200 Vickers hardness with high adhesion strength and peel resistance.
To try our TDX service, just print and fill out a copy of this process sheet and ship it to us with your tool steel. Make sure the working areas are properly indicated.
TiN is a general purpose PVD coating.
AlCrN is recommended for light duty hot forming and general stamping.
TiCN is recommended for lighter roll forming and for stamping/forming aluminum and thin materials.
TiAlN is recommended for light-duty roll forming.
Here is the process sheet to print, fill out, and include with your shipment to take advantage of these services.