Diamond-Like Carbon Coatings (DLC)


Technology

DLC coating is a metal-bearing, amorphous carbon layer. The coating consists of the elements chromium and carbon which are converted into the desired DLC hard coating through a PVD process.
DLC-coated instruments and tools
Range of Application
  • Instruments for orthopaedic use
Advantages of the Procedure
  • Biocompatible
  • Extended life time due to reduced wear
Properties
  • Colour: black
  • Coating thickness: 0.5–1.5 µm
  • Roughness Ra: ≤ 0.05 µm
  • Adhesive strength: HF 1–3
  • Hardness: ~1,000 HV
  • Low friction coefficient
  • Reduction of wear and therefore extension of life-time of tools

DOT GmbH
Charles-Darwin-Ring 1a
18059 Rostock l Germany

Phone: +49 381- 4 03 35-0
Fax: +49 381- 4 03 35-99



 

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