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VDI 2840 Carbon films - Basic knowledge, film types and properties

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German title
Kohlenstoffschichten - Grundlagen, Schichttypen und Eigenschaften
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Engl. VDI-Gesellschaft Produktion und Logistik
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German, English

The guideline deals with typical characteristic of modern coatings from carbon, which are deposited with the procedures of chemical or physical vapour deposition (CVD or PVD). Focal point is a classification of all carbon films, which organises the different film types on the basis of their physical and chemical properties. The guideline contains a uniform classification and nomenclature, in particular for diamond-like-carbon (DLC) and diamond films. On the other hand the potential user can pre-select suitable carbon film types for coated work pieces and tools. A characterizing part refers to the important characteristics of the individual film types, which are industrially manufactured today.

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