Carbon Raptor: DLC Wear Resistance Coating

Carbon Raptor: Wear Resistance Coating

Our coating is thin and flexible but also tough as nails, the perfect combination for high-performance engines and industrial and medical applications - by reducing friction, we can help extend the lifespan of your product.

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DLC coated parts

Our Coating is Thin but Tough-As-Nails!

Flexible – Our coating can repeatedly stretch without cracking or breaking.

Thin – Typically between 2-3 microns – that’s hair-on-a-flea thin!

Slick – Friction is tough on high-performance, fast-moving engine parts – Hard Carbon offers a coating that can handle the heat.

Good Under Pressure – The hotter our coating gets, the better it performs – turning to graphite (a natural lubricant) as it breaks down.

Carbon Raptor® Specifications

  • Coating Material: a-C:H
  • Color: Black
  • C.O.F (dry) vs steel : 0.04 – 0.12
  • Hardness: 2200-2500 HV
  • Thickness: 1.5 to 6 μm
  • Max. working temp. :  350°C / 662°F
DLC coated parts

Be a step ahead of your competition

Carbon Raptor® by Industrial Hard Carbon is a diamond-like thin film coating that offers flexibility in many applications, allowing it to succeed where other thin films fail even in High-Performance Motorsports Applications.

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Industrial Hard Carbon provides industrial solutions for peak business performance

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Industrial Hard Carbon provides innovative and protective coatings that reduce wear parasitic friction when applied to parts.

CARBON RAPTOR's Wear Resistance Coating Features:

With far-reaching benefits in almost every industry, it's easy to see why our Carbon Raptor® DLC is a popular choice.


  • High strength
  • Conformal with high adhesion
  • Strong durability and resilience
  • Low friction and wear
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Sustainability
  • Corrosion protection
  • Increased endurance


  • Automotive
  • Diesel
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Metal Forming
  • Military
  • Motorsports


  • Wrist pins
  • Lifter bodies
  • Fork tubes
  • Brake pistons
  • Connecting rods
  • Throttle shafts
  • Bearing journals
  • Fuel injectors
  • General wear surfaces
  • Valves
  • Applications with high impact and/or vibration



Lower Coefficient of
Friction 0.02–0.08


Wear resistance
2x–10x part life


Resilient 185–210
Young’s Modulus


Lowers Surface
~ 70 degrees

Avoid equipment repairs and downtime costs.

Wrist Pin Results
After 600 Miles in a NASCAR® engine

Wrist Pin Comparison

Make your instruments last 2x-10x longer and reduce operating expenses.

Normal Parts Life
Part Life with IHC Coating

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