Ultra Hard Steel
Katan is a unique steel alloy developed and manufactured in house by Robin, specially created for PVD coated jewellery. It is impervious to corrosion, hypoallergenic and extremely hard wearing, with specific characteristics that make it the perfect material for this type of jewellery.
KATANThe hardening process
Katan steel is a specialist steel alloy developed in house. This steel has unique properties and can be made extremely hard with heat treatment. Katan is also used due to its excellent adhering properties with PVD coatings.
PVD COATINGUltra hard wearing coatings
Katan Steel can be welded and assembled at lower temperatures when compared to traditional precious metals like platinum, gold and silver. This enables Robin to encapsulate delicate materials like ashes and even hair.