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Casidiam® by IHC Explained

Casidiam® by IHC is the latest addition to our DLC coatings portfolio. Casidiam’s® extremely hard base layer increases the load-carrying capacity and scratch-resistance of its tribologically effective DLC top layer even further, making it the perfect coating for applications where extreme contact pressures along with sliding velocities are present.

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Casidiam® Specifications

Casidiam's® Detailed Specification Sheet

  • Coating Material: Me + a-C:H
  • Color: Black
  • C.O.F (dry) vs steel : 0.04 – 0.12
  • Hardness: 2200-2500 HV
  • Thickness: 1 to 10 μm
  • Max. working temp. :  400°C / 752°F


With its far-reaching benefits in almost every industry. It is easy to see why our IHC's Casidiam® is a popular choice amongst our coating offerings.

Increased toughness and durability

  • Impact and crack resistance
  • Resistant to oxidation
  • Resistant to wear
  • Resistant to high temperature
  • Resistant to abrasion and erosion
  • Withstands harsh environments
  • Prevents fatigue
  • Resistant to aggressive and corrosive chemicals such as acids
  • Extends the lifetime of the component, reducing down-time for repair
  • Increased lubricity
  • Highly Inert
  • Minimal dimensional impact


  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Diesel
  • Firearms
  • General Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Military
  • Motorsports


  • Exhaust & Intake Valves
  • Precision slides
  • Bearing journals
  • Cam shafts
  • Lifters
  • Rocker arms
  • Cutting tools
  • Pump components