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Solving Abrasion and Wear Issues with a Functional Coating

Abrasion is the grinding, wearing, or rubbing away by means of friction. In almost any industry, abrasion is one of the main causes of premature component failure.

Regardless of how smooth the finish appears to be, there are microscopic peaks on any substrate’s surface. When actuating or moving against a mating metal part, these peaks can momentarily weld together, tear off, and leave pits on the surface.

When not...

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How to Choose the Right Coating Application Method: Part Two

Last week our post detailed the various “soft-touch” coating application methods available in the industry....

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How to Choose the Right Coating Application Method: Part One

In terms of functional coatings, there are numerous applications methods that are utilized...

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Magni 565: The Gold Standard of Zinc-Flake Coating Systems

At DECC, we say on a frequent basis that we are “coating agnostic.” What this...

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Tumble Spray: A Dip-Spin Alternative

We have posted numerous times about the advantages of a rack-spray finish compared to...

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Combating Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic Corrosion in the Automotive Industry Galvanic corrosion challenges many industries, but none more...

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Functional Coatings and Tight Tolerances: No Need to Worry About a Costly Redesign

Producing quality product within a specified tolerance is a battle that every manufacturer,...

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