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Advantages to Teflon Coating

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Protecting your product or equipment with protective powder coating is crucial for protecting your bottom line. Among the most popular methods of coating across multiple industries is Teflon coating. Teflon industrial coating can be incredibly versatile in defending your equipment and products from the elements, and offers plenty of benefits as a result.

1. Non-Stick Coating

Perhaps the biggest advantage of Teflon coating is its ability to turn almost any surface into a non-stick surface. For product manufacturers, this is likely very convenient for the needs of your consumer. Some products may even have customers specifically looking for products that have a non-stick Teflon coating.

 

This non-stick coating also makes it easier to operate your equipment. Depending on the material you work with, this can be incredibly important and a requirement when it comes to coating. 

2. Water and Heat Resistant

Teflon coating is incredibly resistant and easy to clean. Water does not cause the industrial coating to become saturated. If water does spill onto the surface, all that is typically required is a rag or washcloth to wipe it dry. 

 

Teflon is also resistant to high fluctuations in temperature. For example, it can withstand temperatures as high as 600 degrees Fahrenheit, making it one of the strongest types of coating materials against intense heat. As well as being cold resistant, this makes Teflon coatings ideal if you work in extreme conditions.

3. Chemical Resistant

If you work in any industry that may be dealing with hazardous chemicals, you know how much damage these chemicals can cause your equipment. For this reason, it is vital to apply a coating that helps protect your equipment from deterioration. Fortunately, Teflon coating is not affected by chemicals found in its environment. 

 

If you work with extreme chemicals, we can help ensure you get the coating that best suits your needs. Dealing with potential chemical reactions can be quite difficult. Teflon coating is a great choice if chemical resistance is at the top of your wish list. 

4. Electrical Properties

Similar to chemical reactions, potential electrical reactions can be dangerous and complicated. This is especially true if you are dealing with equipment that issues various frequencies. In this case, Teflon is one of the best coating materials for protection purposes. 

 

This is because Teflon has a low dissipation factor, but a high dielectric strength. This makes it incredibly versatile in allowing you to apply it to numerous surfaces that may come in contact with electrical charges. 

5. Low Friction

Now, a legitimate issue that often arises during industrial powder coating process lies in the material, and how that material responds to sliding across other surfaces. Some coating materials are rough and rugged, making the product it’s sprayed on next to impossible to move. Most Teflon coatings are very smooth and do not put up much resistance when moving or sliding against other materials. 

Think About Coating Services

Unfortunately, too many businesses completely overlook the importance of coating your products or equipment. Teflon operates seamlessly, requiring next to no maintenance after it has been applied. Your products and equipment will be protected while you don’t have to worry about continued maintenance. 

 

While it is possible for you to apply Teflon coating yourself, it’s recommended that you seek professional assistance to get the best outcome possible. 

 

If you’re looking for coating services in the Dallas, Texas area, our team here at Atlas Protective Coating is here to help. Contact us today to find out how our services can help you get the most out of your product and equipment.