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Selecting the Correct Fluoropolymer Coating for Maximum Performance

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There are different kinds of fluoropolymer coatings available on the market, and selecting the correct type of coating is important as it influences the life, safety, operating efficiency, appearance, and economy of any application.

Understanding the technologies involved makes the selection process much easier and allows you to realize the fullest advantages and the benefits of the fluoropolymer coating system (i.e., Teflon®, Halar®, Kynar®, Xylan®, etc.) once you choose the right one for your job. For any particular end use, there could be several fluoropolymer coating systems that perform well, so you’ll want to review your options to ensure you are meeting all your project requirements.

Other variables and considerations that influence your choice of coating include, but are not limited to: 

  • Substrates
  • Cleaning
  • Preheating
  • Surface roughening
  • Coating application

This white paper provides great insight on the materials and process variables that need to be considered before selecting the most appropriate fluoropolymer coating for optimum application performance. 

Drawing on the product and process knowledge of an experienced coating applicator can be extremely valuable during the material selection phase. Fill out the form to download our white paper and learn more about “Selecting the Correct Fluoropolymer Coating for Maximum Performance.”