General Information

  • Compact hardcoating unit
  • Based on PLATIT LARC® technology (LAteral Rotating Cathodes)
  • Coating on tool steels (TS) above 200°C, high speed steels (HSS) 350 - 500°C and on tungsten carbide (WC) between 350 - 700°C
  • With Virtual and Tube shutter®

Hard Coatings

  • Standard: TiN, TiAlN, AlTiN, nACo®
  • Optional: TiCN-MP, TiAlCN, GRADVIC®, ZrN, CrN, CROMVIC®, CROMVIC2® , CrTiN, AlCrN, AlTiCrN, Fi-Vic®, Fi-TIVic®, nACVIc, Ti2N, CROMTIVIC®, CROMTIVIC2®, nACRo®
  • Monolayers, Multilayers, nanogradients, nanolayers, nanocomposities, DLC and their combinations


  • Foot print: W1870 x D1320 x H2155 mm
  • Vacuum chamber with internal sizes of: W400 x D380 x H520 mm
  • Usable plasma volume: Ø300 x H400 mm
  • Revolutionary rotating (tubular) cathode system with 2 LARC® cathodes:
    • LARC® target size: Ø96 x H510 mm
    • Magnetic Confinement (MAC) for ARC control
    • Double wall, stainless steel, water cooled chamber and cathodes
    • Changing time for skilled operator: approx: 15 min / evaporator
  • Virtual Shutter®
  • Ionic plasma cleaning:
    • etching with gas (Ar), ion bombardment, and glow discharge (Ti, Cr)
  • DC BIAS supply
  • With air conditioning unit on top of electric cabinet
  • Special heaters with dust filter
  • Electrical connection: 3x400V, 100A external fuse 50-60 Hz, 20 kW

Electronics and Software

  • Industrial PLC system
  • Control system with touch-screen menu driven concept
  • Manual and automatic process control
  • Data logging and real-time viewing of process parameters
  • Remote diagnostics
  • No programming knowledge is required for process control
  • Operator's manual on CD-ROM