Abrasion

Abrasion

Reducing friction before it becomes a problem

Frictional contact between surfaces and particles causes wear on components and leads to unnecessary downtime and maintenance costs. And while the degree of abrasion can vary depending on load, velocity, duration, frequency and more, our superior coatings are designed to extend the life of your parts under any condition.  


Coatings optimized for your needs

We offer more than 100 wear-resistant coatings from the tungsten carbide, chromium carbide, ceramic metallic and oxide coating families. Each coating is designed to combat abrasive wear while maintaining enough ductility to resist impact. 


Coating Family

Performance Characteristics

Chrome carbide/nickel-chromium (CrC/Ni-Cr) and oxide

Economy coatings for resistance to wear and corrosion (lower costs but shorter life)

Tungsten carbide (WC)

Combined resistance to wear, corrosion and oxidation

Tungsten carbide/cobalt (WC/Co)

Greatest wear resistance, but limited corrosion resistance (must be sealed)


We will work directly with you to understand your operational needs and identify the best carbide grain size and ratio of hard phase to metal matrix for your applications.