Micro Surface provides over 200 industrial coatings, platings, and surface treatments to improve performance and extend service life of components for critical applications throughout the USA and globally through our network of licensees. Working with the technical staff of coating manufactures we bring fresh solutions to the design of products that meet the needs of OEM's and process companies. Products listed are representative of families of products under each heading and not just one specific coating or plating. Our partners in research provide new products and unique answers to the many demanding design challenges facing OEM's across the spectrum of industries.

An industrial coatings comparison to provide guidance on what coating is best for your needs:

Coating Name Wear Protection Corrosion Protection Mold Release Low Friction Coefficient of Friction Thickness (in.) Cure Temperature Application Examples
Tungsten Disulfide (WS2) 4.0 / 5.0 1.0 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 0.035 0.00004" Ambient
  • Medical
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Defense
  • Plastic Tooling
  • Release for Plastic Molding
  • Bearing Dry Lubication
  • Industrial
Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2) 4.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 1.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.07 0.0005" Ambient to 400°F
  • Long Wear Life for Automotive & Defense Department/Military
  • Excellent Corrosion Protection
  • Chemical Resistance
PTFE Teflon® 3.5 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.08 0.0002" - 0.010" 350°F - 815°F
  • Food Processing
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Industrial Release
  • Sealing Applications
FEP Teflon® 3.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.06 0.0005" - 0.005" 600°F - 650°F
  • Food Release
  • Plastic Resins
  • Rubber Compounds
  • Wax
PFA Teflon® 3.5 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.09 0.001" - 0.025" 700°F
  • Release
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Tooling
Teflon-S® 3.5 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.08 0.0003" - 0.005" 350°F - 800°F
  • Automotive
  • Thrust Bearings
  • Wear Protection
ETFE Teflon® 2.0 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 2.5 / 5.0 0.2 0.003" - 0.030" 450°F
  • Extreme Chemcial Corrosion Resistance
Nickel Teflon® (Nicklon) 3.5 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.065 .0002" - .002" 200°F
  • Industrial Corrosion
  • Industrial Release
Nickel Teflon® Plus (Nicklon Plus) 4.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 0.065 0.0015" 750°F
  • Plastic Mold Release
  • Rubber Mold Release
  • Release for Resins and Compounds
Xylan 4.0 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.08 0.0008" 400°F - 750°F
  • Automotive
  • Thrust Bearings
  • Wear Protection
Powder Coat 2.5 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 2.5 / 5.0 2.0 / 5.0 .1 0.003" - .005" 400°F
  • UV protection
  • Outdoor Fixtures & Structures
  • Furniture
  • Automotive
Codiac - Nickel Silicon Carbide 4.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 2.0 / 5.0 2.0 / 5.0 0.4 .001" - .002" 200°F
  • Extreme Wear & Abrasion Resistance
  • Plastic Tooling
  • Plastic Molds
  • Gages
Kynar 1.5 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 1.5 / 5.0 2.5 / 5.0 0.1 0.0005" 400°F
  • Extreme Chemcial Corrosion Resistance
Halar ECTFE 2.0 / 5.0 5.0 / 5.0 2.0 / 5.0 2.5 / 5.0 0.1 .0025" - .005" 400°F
  • Extreme Chemcial Corrosion Resistance
Eterna 4.0 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 4.5 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.08 .0015" - .0025" 750°F
  • Release for Food Molds
  • Calendar Rolls
Please contact us for additional guidance on what may work best for your specific application. Ratings are the opinion of MSC.