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Fluoropolymer Coatings

A “Plastic Alloy” for Corrosion Resistance and Reduced Friction

Xylan Fluoropolymer

Added for Lubricity and Corrosion Control

Xylan fluoropolymer coatings are high-performance solutions designed to enhance the durability and efficiency of industrial and consumer products. Recognized for their superior non-stick properties, chemical resistance, and ability to withstand high temperatures, Xylan coatings are ideal for a multitude of applications ranging from automotive and aerospace components to kitchen cookware and industrial machinery.
These coatings, composed of advanced fluoropolymers such as PTFE, PFA, and FEP, are expertly engineered to reduce friction and wear, extending the lifespan of various substrates while maintaining excellent surface quality under harsh environmental conditions. Discover how Xylan can improve product performance and reliability by exploring its unique benefits and versatile applications.
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Resilient Protection: From Machinery to Cookware

The Armoloy Corporation helps manufacturers safeguard their high-precision metal components with a diverse portfolio of coatings technologies.

The appeal of Xylan coatings stems from their ability to significantly improve the surface quality of components. They are used across a broad range of industries including automotive, aerospace, food processing, and more, due to their ability to withstand harsh conditions—be it high temperatures, corrosive substances, or mechanical wear. Specifically, these coatings are valued for their controlled low friction, excellent corrosion and chemical resistance, impressive wear and abrasion resistance, and their non-stick properties, making them ideal for both industrial machinery and cookware​.

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Xylan Fluoropolymer Highlights

  • Low friction
  • Corrosion resistance
  • High temperature tolerance
  • Chemical resistance
  • Non-stick properties
  • Improved wear resistance

Proven applications

Xylan can improve the long-term performance of all the following industry-specific applications and more.

  • Offshore oil production
  • Fasteners
  • Cookware and bakeware
  • Pistons and pumps
  • Molds and dies
  • Pipe and compressors
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Performance Characteristics

Xylan by the Numbers

  • 10% - 67% reduction in coefficient of friction
  • Corrosion resistance tested to AMS 2438 per ASTM B-117
  • 4000+ hrs Salt Immersed
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  • Dielectric strength 500 V/mil
  • Pencil hardness 2 - 3 H
  • Continuous operation from -58°F (-50°C) to 350°F (176°C)
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Xylan Features & Benefits

Controlled low friction

Reduces wear and energy consumption in machinery, improving efficiency of moving parts

Corrosion resistance

Protects industrial and automotive components in corrosive environments, reducing maintenance costs and downtime

High temperature capability

Performs consistently across a wide range of temperatures, suitable for high-heat applications like engine parts and cookware

Chemical resistance

Withstands exposure to aggressive chemicals, making it ideal for protective coatings in chemical processing plants and similar settings

Non-stick performance

Eases cleaning and maintenance of coated surfaces, crucial in food processing and medical applications where hygiene is paramount

Versatility in application

Adheres to a wide range of substrates including metals, plastics, and ceramics, offering flexible solutions across various industries

Favorable torque values

Reduces torque required to achieve desired tension preload

Appearance options

Xylan is available in a wide range of colors

The Science Behind Xylan

Xylan coatings’ efficacy is derived from their fluoropolymer base, which provides a unique molecular structure that is resistant to sticking and can withstand extreme environments. The low coefficient of friction minimizes the wear and tear on surfaces, extending the life of the coated parts. These properties are enhanced by the coatings’ ability to adhere to a variety of substrates, from metals to plastics and ceramics, making them a versatile solution for protective and functional coatings in demanding applications.

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How Metals Fail

Some of the most common metal failures include:

Armoloy’s different metal coating solutions help industries avoid costly metal failures and unplanned downtime.

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