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The Science of Fluoropolymer Coating

29 Jul, 2022 secoaTECH Comments Off on The Science of Fluoropolymer Coating

Fluoropolymer coating — also known as release coating — is durable, corrosion resistant, and great for reducing friction, which makes it perfect for applications in a vast array of industries. If you’re involved in manufacturing cookware, automotive or aerospace components, or medical devices (among other things), you’re likely familiar with fluoropolymer coating and its many Read More

How Does Anodizing Work?

19 Jul, 2022 secoaTECH Comments Off on How Does Anodizing Work?

Anodizing is a popular metal finishing process often used to coat aluminum, though it can be used on other substrates, as well. It is an electrochemical process that results in the formation of a tough oxide surface layer. This process can be broken down into five simple steps 1- The anodizing process begins when an Read More

Is it Possible to Powder Coat Rusted Metal?

5 Jul, 2022 secoaTECH Comments Off on Is it Possible to Powder Coat Rusted Metal?

Powder coating is a very durable metal finishing method, and it can certainly prevent rust from forming, but is it possible to apply powder coating to a surface that is already rusted? While the answer to this question is technically yes (it is not impossible to apply powder coating to a rusted surface), it should Read More

Eco-Friendly Metal Finishing: Powder Coating

13 Jun, 2022 secoaTECH Comments Off on Eco-Friendly Metal Finishing: Powder Coating

Are you looking for an eco-friendly metal finishing option? If you answered yes, then you should consider powder coating. Powder coating has a plethora of features that make it a top tier choice for all kinds of finishing applications; one such feature is its “green” nature. Powder coating is a lot better for the environment Read More

PTFE in Non-Cookware Applications

3 Jun, 2022 secoaTECH Comments Off on PTFE in Non-Cookware Applications

Fluoropolymer Coating in Non-Cookware Applications The fluoropolymer coating, PTFE, is well known for its cookware applications, thanks to its lubricity and temperature resistance. However, coating cookware is far from the only application for PTFE. PTFE is used for myriad applications in the aerospace industry, the medical industry, the automotive industry, and the chemical industry, to Read More

What’s the Difference Between Corrosion and Rusting?

17 Jan, 2022 secoaTECH Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Corrosion and Rusting?

What’s the Difference Between Corrosion and Rusting? In the world of metal finishing, products are often described as anti corrosion coatings, anti rust coatings, or both. Using this pair of descriptions for one product may seem redundant, as the terms corrosion and rust are often assumed to be direct synonyms, and used interchangeably as a Read More

Anodizing, Painting, or Powder Coating: Which is Best?

22 Dec, 2021 secoaTECH Comments Off on Anodizing, Painting, or Powder Coating: Which is Best?

There are many different types of metal finishing; some of the most popular are anodizing, painting, and powder coating. Choosing the right type of coating for your application can be essential to achieving the desired results. If you have a piece of metal that needs to be coated, you may find yourself wondering, “Which is Read More

What Industries Use Metal Finishing?

16 Nov, 2021 secoaTECH Comments Off on What Industries Use Metal Finishing?

Metal finishing is a process that can provide a wide range of benefits, ranging from corrosion resistance to general durability. Different types of metal coating have different features that make them well suited for different applications. At Secoa Metal Finishing, we offer metal coatings with applications in a vast array of industries. The Aerospace Industry Read More

Powder Coating vs Galvanizing: A Comparison of Steel Finishing Methods

3 Nov, 2021 secoaTECH Comments Off on Powder Coating vs Galvanizing: A Comparison of Steel Finishing Methods

Steel is a remarkably strong material, and as a result, it is commonly used for a wide variety of industrial applications. However, it is also susceptible to things like corrosion. As such, it is important to apply protective coatings to structures and equipment made of steel. Two of the most common metal finishing methods for Read More

What You Need to Know About Fluoropolymer Coating

4 Aug, 2021 secoaTECH Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Fluoropolymer Coating

If you’re a product manufacturer or designer looking to protect your equipment with something that is highly resistant to friction, chemicals, and extreme temperatures, fluoropolymer coating may be just the thing you need. At Secoa Metal Finishing, we offer many coating options, including fluoropolymer coating, also known as PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), to help you keep your Read More