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What is a PVD coating or PVD finish?
PVD coatings are hard thin film coatings deposited from a physical source as opposed to a chemical one. They are deposited in a vaccuum chamber and are usually carbides, nitrides, borides and silicides of the IVth, Vth and VIth groups of the periodic table.
PVD Coating Theory
Magnetron sputtering is an extremely flexible coating technique that can be used to coat virtually any material. Sputtering is basically the removal of atomised material from a solid by energetic bombardment of its surface layers by ions or neutral particles. Sputtering is an extremely flexible coating technique that can be used to coat virtually any material.