Oerlikon Balzers USA Inc.

1475 E Woodfield Rd.
Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60173 US

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Oerlikon SIgns Agreement to Acquire Metco
Oerlikon has signed an agreement to acquire Metco, a division of Sulzer, for an enterprise value of CHF (Swiss Francs) 1.0 billion.

Oerlikon Balzers Opens Center in Oklahoma City
Oerlikon Balzers, manufacturer of hard material coatings, has opened its 14th center in the U.S., in Oklahoma City, Ok.

Coating Center Expands
Oerlikon Balzers, an industrial technology firm focusing on machinery and plant engineering, supplies coatings and coating systems for precision components as well as tools for metal and plastics machining, announces the expansion of its Rock Hill, S.C., operation.

New Coating Designed To Ramp Up Drilling Performance
Balzers, Inc. has added a second member to its G6 family of AlCrN-based coatings, which is offered as an alternative to titanium-based coatings. Balinit Helica is suitable for common steel and cast iron qualities, for internal and external cooling, for dry machining or with minimum quantity lubrication.

Coatings For Cutting Applications
Balinit Helica and Balinit Alcrona are two types of aluminum chromium nitride (ALCrN) coatings, both of which are part of the G6 line. According to the company, ALCrN-based coatings are more oxidation resistant and have greater hot hardness than conventional coatings. The first of the two products is suitable for common steel and cast iron qualities, as well as for internal or external cooling.

PVD Coating With Excellent Drilling Perfomance
Balzers, Inc. is introducing the second member in its G6 family (AlCrN-based coatings versus titanium-based coatings). According to the company, the Balinit Helica has excellent hot hardness, high wear resistance and outstanding chip evacuation.

Coating Services
This corporate capabilities brochure outlines the company's tool coating services for cutting, forming and molding tools, as well as coating services for precision components. Equipment sales and services is also presented for companies.

Coating Selection
This updated tooling application folder includes the latest coating selection guide for cutting tools, allowing you to choose the appropriate coating for your specific application. A complete list of properties for Balinit coatings is also included.

Product Categories of Oerlikon Balzers USA Inc.

Protective Sleeves & Coatings (for Cutting Tools)
Tool Repair, Coating & Treatment Services

Trade Names

BALINIT® PVD Coatings