In July 2017 Kermetico Inc. and Medicoat AG started a cooperative project to provide a novel coating equipment system and solutions for European and North American markets. Both partners plan to provide a multifunctional plasma+HVOF+HVAF system by the end of this year.
Kermetico, Inc. is a California corporation established in 2006. Kermetico designs, builds and supplies High Velocity Air Fuel (HVAF) and High Velocity Oxy Fuel (HVOF) spraying equipment. Kermetico has created HVAF and HVOF systems for automated, hand-held and internal diameter coating applications. Kermetico systems provide technologically efficient ways to spray tungsten carbides, chromium carbides, metals (Al, Ti, Sn) and alloys (Ni-, Fe-, Co-based, MCrAlY, Inconel, Hastelloy).
Medicoat AG is a Swiss-based innovative company working in the thermal spray industry, established in 1989 and specialized in atmospheric and vacuum plasma spraying (APS, VPS) for coatings of medical implants. Medicoat offers complete coating systems and develops spray coatings for medical applications in particular very pure titanium and hydroxyapatite with adapted crystallinity.