Surface treatments

In the Surface treatments section, you can view and edit a list of surface treatments which are used globally in classmate CLOUD.

Which surface treatments are currently available in classmate CLOUD?

The image shows a selection of surface treatments available in classmate CLOUD. The surface treatments are sorted by frequency of use and by similarity.


In classmate CLOUD, you can find a list of surface treatments and the corresponding material groups and prices for the machining of parts. The surface treatments are sorted in order of the frequency of their use and similarity:

  • Soft annealing
  • Plasma nitriding
  • Nitrocarburizing
  • Case hardening
  • Vacuum hardening
  • Hardening
  • Bonderizing
  • Hard coating
  • Anodizing
  • Chromium coating
  • Chromating
  • Painting
  • Powder coating
  • Zinc coating
  • Nickel coating
  • Sandblasting
  • Glas bead blasting
  • Grinding

How do I select a surface treatment for the manufacturing of a part?

You can select one of more surface treatments of a part before calculating the part.

Functions in the Surface treatments section

  • In the Active column, you can select and deselect the available material groups by ticking the check box. If a surface treatment is deselected, it will not be taken into account in the calculation of a part by classmate CLOUD.
  • In the Name column, you can open the settings for a surface treatment and edit them if you click on the pen icon in a line or on the name of the surface treatment in the Name column.