BALINIT® ALCRONA PRO – Allrounder at the top level

BALINIT® ALCRONA PRO is the further development of the proven BALINT® ALCRONA coating. Optimised process parameters and adjustments of the coating structure have substantially upgraded the performance profile and makes the BALINIT® ALCRONA PRO coating a new top-tier allrounder. Whether in cutting applications, in punching and forming or in aluminium pressure die-casting: With the new AlCrN-coating BALINIT® ALCRONA PRO, service live can be significantly extended.

Coating properties
Coating material AlCrN
Microhardness (HV 0.05) 3,200
Max. service temperature (°C) 1,100
Residual compressive stress (GPa) -3
Coating colour bright grey
Coating cross section Calo grinding
Querschnitt Schichtschliff

Applications and results

Rough milling wet

Tool Carbide end mill, Ø 10 mm
Workpiece DIN 1.2344 (~AISI H13)
1200 N/mm²
Cutting data vc = 175 m/min
Source Oerlikon Balzers Cutting Laboratory
Schrupffräsen nass - Diagramm


Tool Hobbing simulation
Single tooth test
Workpiece DIN 1.7131 (~AISI 5115)
Cutting data ft = 0.2 mm
vc = 250 m/min
Machining dry
Source Erasteel Kloster AB
Wälzfräsen - Diagramm

Fine blanking

Tool Fine blanking punch P15 (S390PM)
Tool data 74.5 x 40.8 x 18 mm
Workpiece DIN 1.7131 (~AISI 5115), 500 N/mm²,
6 mm
Source Automotive supplier
Feinschneiden - Diagramm


Tool HSS mandrel
Tool data Length 270 mm
Working depth 150 mm
Ø 15.5 mm
Workpiece DIN 1.1121 (~AISI1010)
Source Tube manufacturer
Kalibrieren - Diagramm