Armoloy TDC® is a precise, biocompatible, pure, metallic chrome coating specifically designed for medical, surgical, laboratory, and cleanroom environments. Highly skilled coating professionals and stringent process controls ensure a consistent coating that is unmatched in performance and reliability. The coatings are completely inert, non-magnetic, and have been tested according to USP 10993-10, 10993-6, and 10993-11 standards. The coating not only enhances the external appearance of medical instruments but also improves their functional performance.

Tests performed

The Armoloy TDC® coating has been tested for the following properties: 

  • Hydrogen embrittlement according to ASTM F519 
  • Salt spray test (50 hours) according to ASTM B117 
  • Adhesion strength according to ASTM B571 and BAC5709 
  • Hardness according to ASTM E384-17 and BAC5709 
  • Porosity according to AMS 2460 
  • Customized tests 
  • USP 10993-10, 10993-6, 10993-11 tested by NAMSA

key benefits

The key advantages of Armoloy TDC® coating in the medical field are: 

  • Tested biocompatibility according to USP 10993-10, 10993-6, and 10993-11 standards 
  • Prevents corrosion during sterilization and laser marking, preserving the appearance of instruments 
  • Increases wear resistance 
  • Retains sharp cutting edges 
  • Provides a hard, scratch-resistant, non-stick, and easy-to-clean surface 
  • Enhances surface hardness 
  • Prevents galling, rubbing, and chipping 
  • Easy to remove and reapply 
  • Repels metallic dirt and fine particles 
  • Ensures smooth sliding surfaces 
  • Reduces light reflection, refraction, and glare 
  • Provides long-lasting, clean, and pristine surfaces 
  • Resistant to chemicals and cleaning agents 
  • Water-repellent / hydrophobic