Low friction coatings

 Low friction coatings give surfaces extra ‘slip’ to reduce friction that is caused by products moving over machinery operating up to 280 ͦc.

Low friction Coatings

Low friction coatings provide dry lubrication to mating surfaces enabling machinery and product to move with ease.

Low friction coatings prevent product from getting scratched, machinery getting worn out and reduces heat generated through the build-up of friction as well as improving cleanliness and flow rate and reducing downtime.

Our low friction coatings are dry lubricants so they deliver cleaner and more efficient working solutions than greases, oils and traditional lubricants. With a coat thickness of only 10-20 microns they are suitable for tight tolerance parts and are durable and long lasting.

Common Uses for Low Friction Coating

  • Rubber O Rings
  • Saw Blades
  • Dog Combs
  • Chutes

Overview of Performance Properties

  • Low Friction
  • Non-stick
  • Cryogenically Stable
  • Chemical Resistance
  • Hydrophobic
  • Heat Resistance

Products we use include

Bespoke Element

With extensive knowledge and experience of successfully applying low friction coatings onto a variety of substrates (steel, aluminium, copper alloys, rubber and carbon fibre for example), there really aren’t many low friction problems Marcote can’t solve.

Low Friction coatings can be customised to ensure you get the best coating required. Bespoke coatings are made by adjusting coat thickness, colour and surface roughness. We can also add abrasion resistant, non-stick, chemical resistant and corrosion resistant properties to the system.

Surfaces that low friction coating can be applied to

Metallic Substrates

Stainless Steel

Non-Metallic Substrates

Carbon Fibre
Glass fibre

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