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A Kermetico Video Showing Our HVAF System Spraying A Carbide Metal Cutting Tool

November 18, 2016

Can Any HOVF System Duplicate a Coating that is Hard and Tough Enough to Cut Steel?

The Kermetico HVAF AK6 thermal spray system deposits exceptional quality wear resistant tungsten carbide coatings with a hardness of 1,450 -1,700 HV300 , ductile, high-bonding and non-cracking.

We do not think you will want to manufacture tools this way – it is a bit expensive.

Just imagine the new equipment designs this hard and ductile carbide coating allows you to implement.

Some of our customers – from small startups to several of the biggest American corporations – already have taken advantage of these coating features, creating breakthrough products.

Kermetico HVAF Thermal Spray Coating Equipment

Kermetico designs and manufactures three families of HVAF thermal spray equipment.

  • Convertible HVOF + HVAF equipment:
    • C7 – an HVAF/HVOF gun for large parts
    • C6 – a general purpose HVAF-HVOF gun
  • Multi-purpose HVAF AK systems, with a range of spray guns:
    • AK7 – a high-power gun for the thermal spray of large parts
    • AK6 – a universal gun to spray a balanced mix of parts in a job shop
    • AK5 – a compact gun to spray smaller parts, thin walls and complex surfaces
    • AK-ID – an 80 mm (3.15”) and larger internal diameter spray gun
    • AK-IDR – a rotating ID gun to spray 4” (100 mm) and larger bores
    • AK-HH – a handheld gun for on-site coating
  • Specialized HVAF S equipment:
    • SL – a specialized gun for spraying low melting point metals
    • SP – a specialized gun for the most efficient precious metals’ deposition
    • STi – a specialized gun for the deposition of titanium and Ti-alloy coatings

Kermetico, Inc. – Material Science Excellence, HVAF and HVOF Equipment Manufacturing and Thermal Spray Coating Services Since 2006

We create equipment that helps material scientists, engineers and business managers achieve their goals.

We have installed more than 60 Kermetico HVAF systems in the USA, Europe, Japan and China.

Some of the systems are at work in Universities and National labs, but most of them are used in production thermal spray shops.

We proudly design and produce our HVAF thermal spray equipment in California and install it all over the world.

You can visit our R&D center in Benicia  to meet our designers and see our HVAF and HVOF equipment in action.

We also deposit HVAF and HVOF thermal spray coatings for customers in North America – ourselves and through our network of partners.

A Kermetico Video Showing Our HVAF System Spraying A Carbide Metal Cutting Tool
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A Kermetico Video Showing Our HVAF System Spraying A Carbide Metal Cutting Tool