Coating Reference Guide – Highly Engineered Applications

Engineered Component Fluorocarbons Coatings

Coating SystemOutstanding PropertiesContinuous Operating TemperatureThickness Range Per SurfaceApproximate Build-Up Per CoatCuring TemperatureF.D.A. Approvability
Teflon® T.F.E Teflon® P.T.F.EExcellent Hi-Temp resistance Good release500°F0.8 - 5.0 mil0.4 mil*700 - 725°FYes
P.C. 8-403Best combination of release and wear350°F1.0 - 1.5 mil0.5 mil*700 - 720°FYes
Teflon® S & F.E.P.Excellent release Good abrasion resistance Good chemical resistance350°F0.4 - 2.0 mil0.4 mil*700 - 720°FYes
Teflon® F.E.P.Excellent chemical resistance Good release350°F0.8 - 4.0 mil0.4 mil*700 - 720°FYes
P.F.A.®Excellent chemical resistance Excellent release Good abrasion resistance500°F1.0 - 5.0 mil0.6 mil*720 - 750°FYes
Ceramic Filled P.F.A.®Excellent abrasion resistance Excellent release Excellent chemical resistance500°F1.0 - 5.0 mil0.6 mil*730 - 750°FYes
Teflon® SExcellent abrasion resistance Excellent low friction325 - 425°F0.5 - 3.0 mil0.5 mil*450 - 600°FYes
Ceramic Filled T.F.E.Excellent hi-temp resistance Good abrasion resistance Good release550°F0.7 - 2.0 mil0.5 mil*730 - 750°FYes
Xylan®Widest color range Wide cure range Good low friction500°F0.1 - 0.7 mil0.1 - 0.3 mil*250 - 700°FYes
TFE Black ConductiveHi temperature resistance Drain static charge500°F0.2 - 1.5 mil0.2 - 0.5 mil*450 - 600°FNo

*Mil = .001 inch

Phenolic – Epoxies and Dry Film Lubricants

Expoxies

Coating SystemOutstanding PropertiesContinuous Operating TemperatureThickness Range Per SurfaceApproximate Build-Up Per CoatCuring TemperatureF.D.A. Approvability
PC-48TGood corrosion resistance Good flexibility Flat black in color350°F0.5 - 1.5 mil0.5 mil**350 - 375°FNo
PC-343Good corrosion resistance Good abrasion resistance Good dielectric strength Good thermal conductivity250°F1.0 - 6.0 mil1.0 mil**250 - 300°FYes

Dry Film Lubricants

Coating SystemOutstanding PropertiesContinuous Operating TemperatureThickness Range Per SurfaceApproximate Build-Up Per CoatCuring TemperatureF.D.A. Approvability
Electrofilm®Excellent lubricant* Molybdenum Disulfide Base500 - 1000°F0.2 - 0.7 mil0.3 mil**400°FNo
Everlube®Excellent lubricant* Molybdenum Disulfide Base500 - 1000°F0.2 - 0.7 mil0.3 mil**400°FNo
Molykote®Excellent lubricant* Molybdenum Disulfide Base400 - 600°F0.3 - 0.7 mil0.3 mil**Ambient to 300°FNo
Teflon®Excellent lubricant* Teflon® Base300 - 500°F0.5 - 1.0 mil0.5 mil**450 - 700°FNo

*Meets certain military specification

**Mil = .001 inch