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May 23 2024 Corrosion

Introducing SilcoTek's New Services: Citric Passivation and Cleanroom

SilcoTek is very excited to announce our 2 newest services, citric passivation and ISO 6 Class 1000 cleanroom and packaging! Read on to find out how these new offerings can benefit your processes....

May 17 2024 Corrosion

Which is The Best Corrosion Resistant SilcoTek Coating?

Corrosion can lead to a host of problems like expensive maintenance, component replacements, process contamination, sample probe damage and failure, and loss of productivity due to down time....

March 29 2024 Corrosion

Combatting HF Corrosion with SilcoTek Coatings

Managing corrosion problems in any industry is paramount to profitability. It is impossible to completely prevent corrosion forever, but reducing the need to replace process components is critical to...

March 22 2024 Corrosion

How Does SilcoNert Coating Compare to Electropolishing?

Current market conditions have created significant delays in the supply chain for stainless steel tubing. Additional post-manufacturing processes like surface treatment are often required but...

February 16 2024 Corrosion

8 Tips to Ensure Gas Regulator Reliability

Gas regulators play a crucial role in maintaining precise pressure control across various industries, with engineers and technicians relying on them to operate flawlessly, even under challenging...

January 19 2024 Corrosion

304 vs. 316L Stainless Steel: Which is Better For SilcoTek Coating?

Last week, we talked about metallurgy and how SilcoTek's coatings don't change the physical properties of 316L stainless steel. To build on that topic, we also wanted to talk about substrate...

August 19 2022 Semiconductor

Improving Sustainability in the Semiconductor Industry

Saving money? Improved Sustainability? Sounds great, right? Most manufacturing companies are always looking to save money on processing and increase sustainability. When we think of saving money in...

July 08 2022 Process Analytical

Challenges to Coating Pressure Gauges

Pressure gauges have been around for a long time. So why are they hard to coat? We discuss pressure gauge basics and why they're not coated. Challenges to Coating Pressure Gauges The most common...

July 01 2022 Corrosion

Improved Corrosion Resistance in Exhaust Scrubber Systems

A recent paper presented at ASMC highlights how SilcoTek coatings can improve the corrosion resistance and lifetime of exhaust scrubber systems. Improved Corrosion Resistance in Exhaust Scrubber...