Creator of Composite Diamond Coating®

Surface Technology, Inc. is the creator and technical leader of CDC - Composite Diamond Coating®, an exceptionally engineered coating of electroless nickel with fine diamond. The synergy of these materials makes CDC an exceptionally hard and wear resistant coating. CDC conforms to even the most complex geometries and is an excellent replacement for chrome plating. STI makes CDC available via coating services from its production facility as well as chemical products sold directly, through a network of distributors, and by agreement with licensees worldwide.

Contact STI for One-Plate® Electroless Nickel solutions, the simplest EN in the world. These One-Plate® systems use just one “Q” solution for both bath make-up and replenishment. This innovation by STI overcomes the many shortcomings of using three A, B, and C solutions. Available in low, medium, high phosphorous, and composite EN varieties. Naturally, all are RoHS compliant.”

Heat Treating

Surface Technology, Inc. has broad knowledge and first hand experience in harnessing the potential of various heat treatment processes to positively affect base materials and coatings.  Certain heat treatments are standard procedure for electroless nickel coatings to improve hardness and adhesion. 

STI also utilizes its sophisticated heat treatment equipment for contract jobs for customers.  Such services are provided in three main areas:

  • Bor-Fuse™, a thermo-chemical boron diffusion hardening process
  • Inert Atmosphere Heat Treatment
  • Heat Treatments in Air

A Leader
in the Metal Finishing Industry