Coating Care

Maximizing Coating Performance

 

Coating Care Resources

Get tips on how to care for SilcoTek CVD coated surfaces to ensure maximum performance and lifetime.  View, download, and share them with colleagues and customers who use SilcoTek® coated parts in their products and processes.  Have a question about coating care or a coating application?  Contact our Technical Service Team, or visit our frequently asked questions page.

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Instructional Guides

CVD coating care tips to optimize performance and coating life.

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Watch our coating care webinar to get the complete story on how to get the most out of SilcoTek coatings.

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Instructional Videos

Watch how to remove oil and grease from a coated surface.  And watch how the coating seems to disappear and reappear!

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Watch how particulates can be removed by sonication and understand the limits of ultrasonic cleaning.

 

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Whitepapers and Presentations

Surface preparation is an important factor in providing a durable, long lasting coating.  Learn how to prepare stainless steel surfaces by removing rust contamination.

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Read our introductory presentation and learn about our CVD coating process and how our coatings can benefit your products and process.

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Discover Our Tech Blogs

Having trouble solving some nagging analytical problems?  Test failures becoming more frequent?  Get tips on solving analytical and process analytical sampling and test issues.  Read our informational blog.  

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Get technical information specific to energy production and use including:

  • Oil and gas upstream and downstream
  • Chemical and petrochemical 
  • Refining
  • Renewables

Read our Coatings for Energy Blog.

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Get a different take on our CVD coating technology.  Learn how our high purity, corrosion resistant coatings can prevent process contamination, improve component durability and improve product yield.  Get ideas on how to improve instrument and product performance in research, semiconductor or wherever a high purity surface is needed.

Read our Coatings for Semiconductor Blog.

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Have a question about a coating application?

Ask the experts.

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Go to our FAQ page, or contact our Technical Service Team.  We're here to help you select the best coating for your application and keep your coating surface running at peak performance.

Our team can:

  • Recommend the best surface preparation, coating maintenance, and test methods for your application
  • Offer the latest coating test data that best fits your application
  • Team up with your R&D staff to perform evaluation testing and product optimization
  • Offer test samples at no charge