PVD Thin Film Consulting

As PVD Thin Film Consultant we advise and assist companies when selecting a technology:

  • PVD – Arc, Sputtern (dc, mf, rf), HIPIMS, Hybrid-configurations like Arc/HIPIMS
  • PACVD – a-C:H, a-C:H:Me, a-C, Hybrid-technologies
  • duplex and customized technologies
  • cleaning, micor-blasting, preparation in general, surface structuring, micro-finishing … and much more.

Benefit from the wide experiences of the PVD Thin Film Consultant Surcoatec. As supplier of know-how based on our long-term experiences in R&D and innovation management, lean production, operational excellence and turnkey solutions, we provide our services to those interested parties who would like to set-up their own coating and application centre or their own coating and thin film R&D departement.

The Surcoatec experts have built coating centres, shop-in-shop solutions and in-house production lines in Europe, the United States and Asia, from planning on the green field to SoP (start of production), from training and production coaching through to after-sales service. PVD thin film consulting is lived experience here.

Tailored to your requirements, you will receive a feasibility study, proposals for the implementation of the layout and the production process, taking into account lean production aspects and operational excellence approaches, support for choosing equipment such as cleaning systems, compressed air supplies, chillers, preparation and blasting devices, decoating technology, quality control devices, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) and other necessary equipment of the customized production line.

Together with you our PVD Thin Film Experts will create the respective specifications, obtain the respective quotes, evaluate the offers and propose appropriate solutions and suppliers.

For respective negotiations we would be available as technical advisor. We assist to define the job descriptions for the recruiting process and to train and coach the staff.

Comprehensive PVD thin film consulting goes beyond the SoP:

You will get intensive support until "start of production" and beyond. Supporting your R&D activities in terms of your own coatings and related production processes could become part of the package.

Approach us if you are looking for answers to the question: "What if there is a better solution?"