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PharmaCote CT (Textured Chromium Nitride)


I Holland's exclusive (Patent Pending) surface treatment in combination with our unique PharmaCote® CN coating generates a superb anti-stick tip face for tablet production.


  • Silver Matt Finish Top
  • Tickness: 2-4 microns
  • Hardness 2000 Hv (est)


  • Superior anti-stick properties
  • Good corrosion resistance
  • Good wear resistance more than 2X the hardness of PharmaCote® HC
  • Extremely easy to clean and maintain using an ultrasonic bath and light automated polishing


  • Applied to HPG-P steel only
  • Textured surface treatment applied to punch tip faces only.
  • Remainder of the punch is CN coated as standard (Tip & barrel option available to optimise wear characteristics of HPG-P steel on the compression rollers)