Global Patent Index - EP 1129231 B1

EP 1129231 B1 2002-11-20 - METHOD FOR VACUUM COATING METAL COMPONENTS

Title (en)

METHOD FOR VACUUM COATING METAL COMPONENTS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUM VAKUUMBESCHICHTEN VON METALLBAUTEILEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE POUR APPLIQUER UN REVETEMENT SOUS VIDE SUR DES PIECES METALLIQUES

Publication

EP 1129231 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 99959190 A

Priority

  • DE 9903236 W
  • DE 19845803 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19845803A1] The invention relates to a method for generating a homogenous oxide layer on metal components. According to said method, the components are evenly heated in all areas thereof in a vacuum chamber, and once they have reached a predetermined temperature, they are subjected to an oxygenous gas for a predetermined period and at a predetermined pressure.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C23C 14/02; C23C 28/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C23C 8/02 (2006.01); C23C 8/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C23C 28/3215 (2013.01); C23C 8/02 (2013.01); C23C 8/10 (2013.01); C23C 28/321 (2013.01); C23C 28/345 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE FR GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

DE 19845803 A1 20000420; DE 19845803 C2 20021017; EP 1129231 A2 20010905; EP 1129231 B1 20021120; JP 2002525435 A 20020813; US 2001031314 A1 20011018; US 6589608 B2 20030708; WO 0018977 A2 20000406; WO 0018977 A3 20000608

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