Heat Treatment and Coating

TOOL STEEL, HEAT TREATMENT AND PVD COATING FROM ONE SUPPLIER

Our company, voestalpine High Performance Metals Slovakia, s.r.o. is a 100 percent subsidiary of the Special Steel Division of the globally recognised voestalpine AG, a world leader on the tooling steel market. Additionally, we are part of a global heat treatment network of operations within the concern.

The heat treatment operation currently has technologies for vacuum quenching with high‑pressure nitrogen, oil quenching in vacuum and vacuum tempering. In the field of chemical and heat treatment, we perform nitriding, oxi-nitriding, carbonitriding, oxi-carbo-nitriding and plasma nitriding using the following technologies: MICROPULS plasma nitriding and gas nitriding with a controlled atmosphere.

We also offer PVD coating, significantly improving a tool’s performance. PVD coating is used in various machining applications, hot and cold forming, die casting, and in plastic material processing applications. It has an important application in the food industry, health care, and for various decorative purposes.