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Coating Case Studies

Companies turn to SilcoTek® for coating solutions to their most demanding material challenges.  They choose SilcoTek because our team is dedicated to improving your products and processes.  Our case studies tell the story of how customers in a wide range of industries have benefited from doing business with SilcoTek.

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Reducing Adhesion of Proteins in Medical Diagnostic Equipment with Dursan®

Learn how SilcoTek® coatings help to prevent bio fouling and protein adhesion in medical diagnostic and HPLC applications.

Dursan® for HPLC Helps Shepard Industries Achieve Inert and Robust Stainless Steel Components

Learn how SilcoTek® coatings help to improve trace analysis and corrosion resistance in process mass spectrometry applications.

How an Oil & Gas Tool Company Improved Downhole Sampling Worldwide

Learn how an oil and gas tool company improved downhole sampling accuracy and test reliability worldwide.

Improving the Injection Molding of PVC Plastic Face Masks with Dursan® Coated Molds

SilcoTek® worked with a customer to solve adhesion problems. The Dursan® coating technology lowered surface energy and increased hydrophobicity.

Preventing Adhesion in Demolding on Stainless Steel and Glass with Dursan® Technology

SilcoTek® worked with a customer to solve adhesion problems with the Dursan® coating technology to lower surface energy and increase hydrophobicity.

Lubricious Dursan® Improves VERIS Verabar® Sensor Lifetime in Corrosion- and Fouling-Prone Power Application

Learn How SilcoTek® helped Armstrong International reduce maintenance and cost of operation while increasing power generation capabilities.

Saving Time and Money with Precise and Consistent Sulfur Measurement

SilcoTek® partnered with ALI to help improve the quality and accuracy of sulfur contamination in beverage grade CO2.

Reducing Listeria Formations on Stainless Steel with Dursan® Coating Technology

SilcoTek® coatings were featured in a study in Food Control journal describing how to prevent the formation of listeria on stainless steel.

Preventing Exhaust Buildup on a Classic 1967 Jaguar using the Dursan® Coating Process

How SilcoTek® coated exhaust headers on a vintage car to eliminate coking and engine buildup.

SilcoTek® Improves RMC Coating Lead Times with Kanban System

Learn how SilcoTek® helped RMC Manufacturing reduce lead time and improve supply chain efficiency.

Preventing Corrosion and Contamination in Samsung Scrubbers Systems with Siltride

When Samsung reached out concerning corrosion in their gas abatement systems (exhaust scrubbers), SilcoTek® jumped at the opportunity to help them create a game-changing system.

Improving Corrosion Resistance and Reducing Cost

Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments Inc. found that SilcoTek® coatings met their customer’s need for a low cost corrosion resistant coating able to stand up to harsh environments found in oil and gas exploration.

Saving Time and Product in a Corrosive Filling System with Dursan® Coating Technology

The ASEA® manufacturing facility was experiencing corrosion in their fill system that could not be combated with a nickel PTFE coating.

Ensuring Reliable and Repeatable Testing of BTEX Compounds with SilcoNert® 2000

SilcoTek® is proud to work together with Smith Analytical to ensure they can provide their customer with a high quality and reliable analytical system.

Ensuring Accurate Analysis in a Process Mass Spectrometer with SilcoNert® 2000

When building a process mass spectrometer sampling system for a customer, Control Analytics, Inc. turned to SilcoTek® to ensure they produce the most reliable and accurate system.

Improving Corrosion Resistance of PVC Molds with Dursan® Coating Technology

SilcoTek® coatings are used in a variety of applications for altering surface energy and providing corrosion protection. In this case study, the customer experienced problems with their stainless steel molds including release complications and mold corrosion.

Enhance Process Sampling Accuracy and Safety with SilcoTek Coatings and SENSOR Sampling Systems

SilcoTek partnered with SOR Controls Group to provide metal ion leaching and corrosion solutions for their customers interested in coated sampling systems. By providing a cost-efficient and quick solution, SilcoTek was the perfect match for their sampling system problems.

Improving Mercury Detection with Equinor in Europe’s Largest Methanol Production Plant

During the installation of the mercury removal unit, Equinor's mercury detection analyzers were upgraded using SilcoTek’s CVD coatings to ensure a robust and accurate system. When Wood contacted SilcoTek for our coating technology, we were proud to assist in helping ensure accurate mercury analysis while working within a tight deadline to prevent a delay in the re-opening in the methanol plant.