Karnasch coatings

Tool coatings for longer tool lives

Professionals rely on tool coatings for optimal machining results. Coatings have the advantage that they increase tool life significantly - even with insufficient cooling or lubrication. In addition, tool coatings achieve a consistent increase in productivity in machining processes.

Karnasch Professional Tools develops high performance coatings that are specially adjusted to the materials to be machined. Karnasch tool coatings convince with their excellent characteristics, not only in tool life and accuracy, but also in the worldwide unique tool tolerance, especially for diamond-coated tools for graphite processing.

Karnasch offers several tool coatings for the machining of various materials: from droplet-free nanocrystalline diamond coatings to BLACK-TEC, BLUE-TEC, BLUE-DUR and DURABLUE to HXC-Nano3, Tcx3, NHC-7000, Kx, DMC-X2, TiN and TiN-GOLD. 





Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Black-Tec

Karnasch coating

BLACK-TEC

Soft and high-speed machining. Ideal for dry machining of aluminum.

Coating technology:

  1. PACVD Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition

Micro hardness:

  1. 5000 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. DLC Diamond-Like-Carbon

Coating thickness:

  1. Diameter-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 500°C

This optimized and patented Karnasch Black-Tec coating simplifies the processing and handling of non-ferrous metals and plastics. Specially developed for dry work, it also increases process reliability under the most difficult working conditions. With Karnasch Black-Tec coated tools, you achieve excellent friction and sliding qualities and reduce the formation of build up edges.

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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Blue-Tec

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BLUE-TEC

Hard and high-speed machining. Ideal for dry machining.

Coating technology:

  1. PVD Multilayer

Micro hardness:

  1. 3400 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. AlTiN

Coating thickness:

  1. Diameter-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 900°C

This optimized and patented Karnasch Blue-Tec coating simplifies the processing and handling of materials that are difficult to machine. Specially developed for dry work, it also increases process reliability under the most difficult working conditions. With Karnasch Blue-Tec coated tools, you achieve unique tool lives and performance in all steel grades.

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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Blue-Dur

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BLUE-DUR

Best machining results in all steel grades for wet and dry machining.

Coating technology:

  1. PVD Multilayer

Micro hardness:

  1. 3400 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. AlTiN

Coating thickness:

  1. Diameter-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 900°C

This optimized and patented Karnasch Blue-Dur coating simplifies the processing and handling of materials that are difficult to machine. Specially developed for dry work, it also increases process reliability under the most difficult working conditions. With Karnasch Blue-Dur coated tools, you achieve unique tool lives and performance in all steel grades.

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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - DCC-0318

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DCC-0318

Diamond coating for maximum tool life when drilling and milling.

Coating technology:

  1. CVD Chemical Vapour Deposition

Micro hardness:

  1. 1000 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. Diamond

Coating thickness:

  1. Diameter-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 700°C

This optimized droplet-free diamond coating increases the tool life of GRP/CRP and graphite machining significantly. As a result of the true contour diamond coating and the 100% control of all drills and cutters, a unique tool life and performance is achieved even with the smallest dimensions.

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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - DCA-06

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DCA-06

For the machining of GRP/CRP/composites and graphite.

Coating technology:

  1. CVD Chemical Vapour Deposition

Micro hardness:

  1. 10000 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. Diamond

Coating thickness:

  1. Diameter-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 650°C

This optimized droplet-free diamond coating increases the tool life of GRP/CRP and graphite machining significantly. As a result of the true contour diamond coating and the 100% control of all drills and cutters, a unique tool life and performance is achieved even with the smallest dimensions.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - DCA-06 Plus

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DCA-06 PLUS

For the machining of GRP/CRP/composites and graphite.

Coating technology:

  1. CVD Chemical Vapour Deposition

Micro hardness:

  1. 10000 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. Diamond

Coating thickness:

  1. Diameter-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 650°C

This optimized droplet-free diamond coating increases the tool life of GRP/CRP and graphite machining significantly. As a result of the true contour diamond coating and the 100% control of all drills and cutters, a unique tool life and performance is achieved even with the smallest dimensions.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - DCC-031 Implus

Karnasch coating

DCC-031 IMPULS

For the machining of GRP/CRP/composites and graphite.

Coating technology:

  1. CVD Chemical Vapour Deposition

Micro hardness:

  1. 10000 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. Diamond

Coating thickness:

  1. Diameter-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 650°C

This optimized droplet-free diamond coating increases the tool life of GRP/CRP and graphite machining significantly. As a result of the true contour diamond coating and the 100% control of all drills and cutters, a unique tool life and performance is achieved even with the smallest dimensions.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Durablue

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DURABLUE

Best machining results in all steel grades for wet and dry machining.

Coating technology:

  1. AlTiN

Micro hardness:

  1. 3400 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. Multilayer

Coating thickness:

  1. Application-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 900°C
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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Hxc-Nano3

Karnasch coating

HXC-Nano³

For hard steels / stainless steels / titanium

Coating technology:

  1. Sputtering

Coating material:

  1. TiAIN/TiSiN based

Coating thickness:

  1. approx. 1.5 um - 3 um

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 1100°C

The silicon doping gives HXC-Nano³ a particularly high hardness and oxidation resistance. Sputtering produces a very smooth surface and HiPIMS improves layer adhesion. Titanium, stainless steel or hard steels, HXC-Nano³ is ideal for machining at high temperatures.

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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - TCX3

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Tcx3

End mills

Advantages:

  1. Very smooth tool surface

Special features:

  1. Newly developed cobalt-chrome titanium-titanium alloy
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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - NHC 7000

Karnasch coating

NHC-7000

Solid carbide drills

Advantages:

Special features:

  1. > 6% Si and < 12% Si recommended
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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Kx

Karnasch coating

Kx

Metal circular saw blades

Advantages:

  1. Much longer tool life (compared to steam-treated circular saw blades)
  2. Good resistance at high processing temperatures
  3. Higher cutting speeds

Special features: 

  1. Suitable for minimum lubrication / spray lubrication
  2. Ideal for automatic machines
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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - TiN

Karnasch coating

TiN

Twist drills

Advantages:

  1. Increased tool life

Special features:

  1. Increased tool life even when dry machining (without/little cooling)
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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - TiN-Gold

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TiN-GOLD

Considerably longer tool life in all steel grades for wet/dry machining

Coating technology:

  1. TiN

Micro hardness:

  1. 2300 HV0,05

Coating material:

  1. Monolayer

Coating thickness:

  1. Application-related

Max. operating temperature:

  1. 600°C

TiN-Gold coating for a significant increase in tool life even when dry machining (without/little cooling).

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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Hardcoat

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Hardcoat

For hard steels

Coating technology:

  • Sputtering

Coating material:

  • TiAIN based

Coating thickness:

  • approx. 4.5 µm - 10 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 1000°C

These TIALN coatings are universally suitable for machining of most steels. The optional finishing ensures an additional smoothing of the already smooth, droplet-free coating. From thin to thick, with coating thicknesses of 1.5 - 10 µm, all types of cutting tools can be optimized for specific applications.

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Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Wrc2

Karnasch coating

WRC²

For cast iron / steels up to 60HRC

Coating technology:

  • Sputtering

Coating material:

  • AITiN based

Coating thickness:

  • approx. 3 µm - 6 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 1000°C
Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - DVC-X2

Karnasch coating

DVC-X2

For steels from soft to medium-hard

Coating technology:

  • Sputtering

Coating material:

  • TiAIN based

Coating thickness:

  • approx. 4,5 µm - 10 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 1000°C

These TIALN coatings are universally suitable for machining of most steels. The optional finishing ensures an additional smoothing of the already smooth, droplet-free coating. From thin to thick, with coating thicknesses of 1.5 - 10 µm, all types of cutting tools can be optimized for specific applications.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - DVC-X1

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DVC-X1

Hard drilling for wet/dry machining

Coating technology:

  • TiAlN plus WC/C

Micro hardness:

  • 3000 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • Monolayer

Coating thickness:

  • from 2 µm to 6 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 800°C

Due to the low coefficient of friction and the advantageous running-in properties of the WC/C layer, the flutes appear polished after just a few turns. This results in consistent chip formation and smooth chip removal. The TiAlN hard material layer underneath protects the tool from wear even at high operating temperatures.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - DVC-X2 2 Nano-Finish

Karnasch coating

DVC-X2² Nano-Finish

For steels from soft to medium-hard

Coating technology:

  • Sputtering

Coating material:

  • TiAIN based

Coating thickness:

  • approx. 1.5 µm - 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 1000°C

These TIALN coatings are universally suitable for machining of most steels. The optional finishing ensures an additional smoothing of the already smooth, droplet-free coating. From thin to thick, with coating thicknesses of 1.5 - 10 µm, all types of cutting tools can be optimized for specific applications.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - OXS-V2

Karnasch coating

OXS-V2

For steels from soft to medium-hard

Coating technology:

  • Sputtering

Coating material:

  • TiAIN based

Coating thickness:

  • approx. 1,5 µm - 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 1000°C

These TIALN coatings are universally suitable for machining of most steels. The optional finishing ensures an additional smoothing of the already smooth, droplet-free coating. From thin to thick, with coating thicknesses of 1.5 - 10 µm, all types of cutting tools can be optimized for specific applications.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - UFX 1 Nano

Karnasch coating

UFX-1 Nano

Hard and high-speed machining

Coating technology:

  • TiAlN

Micro hardness:

  • 3300 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • Monolayer

Coating thickness:

  • Application-related

Max. operating temperature:

  • 900°C

Due to the increased production reliability and increased tool life, the UFX-1 Nano is ideally suited for unmanned production. For fewer tool change cycles and significantly reduced remachining costs.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - UFX 2

Karnasch coating

UFX-2

Hard and high-speed machining

Coating technology:

  • TiAlN

Micro hardness:

  • 3300 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • Monolayer

Coating thickness:

  • Application-related

Max. operating temperature:

  • 900°C

Due to the increased production reliability and increased tool life, the UFX-2 is ideally suited for unmanned production. For fewer tool change cycles and significantly reduced remachining costs.

 

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - UFX 3

Karnasch coating

UFX-3

For steels from soft to medium-hard

Coating technology:

  • Sputtering

Coating material:

  • TiAIN based

Coating thickness:

  • approx. 1.5 µm - 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 1000°C

These TIALN coatings are universally suitable for machining of most steels. The optional finishing ensures an additional smoothing of the already smooth, droplet-free coating. From thin to thick, with coating thicknesses of 1.5 - 10 µm, all types of cutting tools can be optimized for specific applications.

 

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - XFN 2 Nano

Karnasch coating

XFN-2 NANO

For steels from soft to medium-hard

Coating technology:

  • Sputtering

Coating material:

  • TiAIN based

Coating thickness:

  • ca. 1,5 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 1000°C

These TIALN coatings are universally suitable for machining of most steels. The optional finishing ensures an additional smoothing of the already smooth, droplet-free coating. From thin to thick, with coating thicknesses of 1.5 - 10 µm, all types of cutting tools can be optimized for specific applications.

Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - TI X2

Karnasch coating

TI-X²

For soft, tempered and high-strength steels up to 54 HRC as well as stainless and acid-resistant steels that are difficult to machine

Coating technology:

  • PVD TiAlN

Micro hardness:

  • 3400 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • Monolayer TiAlN coating

Coating thickness:

  • approximately 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 900°C
Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Inox HP

Karnasch coating

INOX HP

For solid carbide tools for wet machining of soft to medium-hard materials such as steel, INOX VA, inconel and TITAN

Coating technology:

  • PVD AlTiSiN

Micro hardness:

  • 3700 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • nanocomposite

Coating thickness:

  • approximately 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 800°C
Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Nanospin

Karnasch coating

NANOSPIN

Specially developed for our solid carbide whirling thread cutters for steel processing

Coating technology:

  • PVD AlTiN

Micro hardness:

  • 3200 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • nanostructured

Coating thickness:

  • 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 900°C
Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - UFX 24

Karnasch coating

UFX-24

Universal for wet/dry hard machining with high thermal exposure

Coating technology:

  • PVD AlTiN

Micro hardness:

  • 3200 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • nanostructured

Coating thickness:

  • 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 900°C
Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - Inox F2

Karnasch coating

INOX F²

Machining of stainless materials

Coating technology:

  • PVD AlCrTiN

Micro hardness:

  • 3400 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • nanostructured smooth

Coating thickness:

  • 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 1100°C
Karnasch Werkzeugbeschichtung - DVC X3

Karnasch coating

DVC-X3

Universal for wet/dry machining of general steels.

Coating technology:

  • PVD TICN

Micro hardness:

  • 2600-3200 HV0,05

Coating material:

  • multilayer

Coating thickness:

  • approximately 3 µm

Max. operating temperature:

  • 400°C


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Karnasch tool coatings - keeping cool even under extreme conditions

Karnasch high precision tools are available with heat-resistant high performance coatings for longer tool lives. The various coatings are adjusted to the materials that are to be processed.

Tool coatings
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Karnasch tool coatings in highest quality

Professionals rely on tool coatings! Achieve optimal results with the premium coatings by Karnasch. Each of our coatings is adjusted to the materials that are to be processed. Choose between ten special coatings: from droplet-free nanocrystalline diamond coating over BLACK-TEC, BLUE-TEC, BLUE-DUR and DURABLUE up to HXC-Nano3, Tcx3, NHC-7000, Kx, DMC-X2, TiN and TiN-GOLD.

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