APTICOTE 480

Apticote 480A

The ultimate low-friction, non-stick coating

Apticote 480A, our brand new ultra low-friction coating solution, offers performance enhancements across engineering & manufacturing applications.

The revolutionary nickel-polymer solution has been developed at the Poeton research & development centre to enable engineers to drive constant improvements and push the limits of conventional materials.

The key features of Apticote 480A

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SUPERIOR LOW FRICTION

A dynamic co-efficient of friction of only 0.05 – 90% lower than standard electroless nickel and will remain stable and reliable over time.

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EXCELLENT NON-STICK

The polymer infused surface prevents substances including glue and adhesives from sticking to the surface and slowing production.

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ABRASIVE WEAR RESISTANCE

The wear rate of Apticote 480A is 85% lower than a standard electroless nickel coating and will help increase service life.

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CORROSION RESISTANT

Apticote 480A will resist salt spray testing for up to 1500 hours before the first signs of corrosion are seen.

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15-50 MICRONS THICK

Varying thicknesses will optimise the final coating to different applications, from achieving the best low friction to increased corrosion protection.

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FOOD COMPLIANT

Suitable for use in direct food contact so you don’t have to worry about the safety of consumers.

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