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June 14 2024 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

SilcoTek Coatings Can Enhance Heat Exchanger Performance

In industrial applications where high temperatures and reactive environments are common, equipment fouling and coking can significantly impair performance and increase maintenance costs. SilcoTek...

September 23 2022 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

Maximizing PVC Molding With SilcoTek Coatings

SilcoTek® coatings are used in a variety of applications for altering surface energy and providing corrosion protection. This blog post reviews a case study where a customer experienced problems with...

September 16 2022 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

How CVD Coatings Can Help Common Molding Problems with PVC

Molding PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride) presents the processor with a host of important issues, and many companies in the molding industry have similar problems. Heating PVC results in the outgassing of...

January 14 2022 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

Improve Heat Exchanger Fouling Resistance and Reliability

Learn how SilcoTek® coatings reduce process downtime caused by unwanted build-up, fouling, corrosion, and coking. Improve Heat Exchanger Fouling Resistance and Reliability Our chemically...

October 29 2021 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

How to Improve Stainless Steel Filters

Metal filter problems like corrosion, pore occlusion, and surface reactivity can lead to high maintenance costs, process failures or product contamination. Lets's discuss how to prevent common filter...

April 02 2021 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

Improve Fouling Resistance in Heat Exchangers

Can SilcoTek coatings prevent fouling and coking in chemical process applications? Read on and get some pretty impressive results! Improve Fouling Resistance in Heat Exchangers In this blog you will...

October 30 2020 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

Coatings that are Ice Repelling and Icephobic

A team member was contacted by an individual wondering if we offer coatings with icephobic properties. Read on to learn what we discovered. Coatings that are Ice Repelling and Icephobic A few weeks...

September 18 2020 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

Slinging Mud.  How to Stop Fouling and Sticking

SilcoTek® is helping customers in refinery, chemical process, and plastic molding industries solve sticking and corrosion problems. The result? Higher product quality and less maintenance. Slinging...

June 05 2020 Non-stick, Anti-fouling

Improving Plastic Mold Quality and Performance

SilcoTek® is helping customers in the plastics molding industry solve mold sticking and corrosion problems. The result? Longer mold life and better product quality. Improving Plastic Mold Quality...