SISTRAL®-plus – the tool coating for high-performance hard-metal cutting

The newest generation in the SISTRAL® series is called SISTRAL®-plus. It was developed specifically for the increasingly tough requirements of hard-metal cutting in order to withstand maximum loads for longer.

Immense cutting performance, up to 30% longer service life

Your dry-cutting tools are subject to extreme loads. Whether temperatures, speeds or workpiece hardness: preparing end mills and other tools for such conditions is a challenge.

The innovative SISTRAL®-plus coating provides the perfect answer. It improves the service life of your tools by up to 30% and provides an excellent cutting performance to the very end.


Coating properties

Hardness 2.800 ± 300HV
Coating thicknesses 2 – 4 µm
Maximum application temperature 900 °C / 1.652 °F
Coefficient of friction against steel 0,7 – 0,8 µ
Raughness < 0,06 µm
Colour Teal


Innovative coating architecture

  • PVD coating with specifically adapted adhesive and top layer for more even wear
  • Alternating coatings for optimal coating properties for dry cutting

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Product datasheet

Productdatasheet for SISTRAL®-plus


Application Story

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Alexandra Hollweck

Alexandra Hollweck

Product manager of Machining

I am impressed every time at the potential offered by a PVD coating that is just 3 µm thick. For series production, this means fewer tool changes or higher cutting parameters, and thus an immediate increase in productivity.

Alexandra Hollweck, Product manager of Machining at voestalpine eifeler Coating GmbH

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