Environmentally Friendly Protective Coatings for Metals and Alloys

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The operation and maintenance of machines and mechanisms, as well as outdoor structures, conducted by various industries across the board is a costly process due to corrosion of metals and/or alloys, from which the vast majority of parts and assemblies is fabricated. Corrosion severely reduces the useful lifetime of critical parts, processing lines, infrastructures and storage capacities, and adversely affects the quality of resulting products and operational efficiency. Corrosion-resistant protective coatings are an excellent means to address the issue by creating a barrier that prevents access of fluidic substances as a corrosion-mediating electrolyte to the walls of pipes, surfaces of parts and storages and the subsequent deterioration and/or failure of materials’ integrity. Advenira’s environmentally friendly Solution Derived Nanocomposite (SDN®) coating technology has authored protective coating formulations that contain no Health and Safety hazards and are in compliance with the most stringent EPA regulations. The technology has a tremendous flexibility in terms of delivering a coating material to the surfaces for protection and capable of handling 3D parts of high complexity and form-factor. In addition to outstanding performance and being toxic-free, this technology is extremely affordable and intended to replace a plurality of conversion coatings, which are banned in many countries and in a process of being eliminated in others. Three major market segments: Oil&Gas, Wire&Cables and Automotive have confirmed their acceptance of SDN® technology for their corrosion protection needs.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: 1, Advanced Materials: TechConnect Briefs 2016
Published: May 22, 2016
Pages: 237 - 240
Industry sector: Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
Topic: Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes
ISBN: 978-0-9975-1170-3