BASF Venture Capital GmbH

Applied Nano Surfaces Sweden AB

ANS offers innovative solutions for friction and wear reduction. The uniqueness of the technology is the great improvements and performance of the treated components in combination with a technology that is easily implemented in existing production processes.

ANS has two core offerings, the ANS Triboconditioning® and the ANS Tricolit®.
ANS Triboconditioning® is a mechanochemical surface treatment method process that is used to reduce frictional losses and wear on various steel and cast iron surfaces.

ANS Tricolit® is a sprayable solution that is heat cured into a hard coating, resulting in reduced frictional losses and wear on various surfaces.


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Uppsala, Sweden


Surface treatment technologies to minimize friction and wear.


Nils Christoph Koehler
Nils Christoph Koehler
Chief Financial Officer