NIBORE™

NIBORE™ combines Electroless Nickel and boron nitride, making it ideal for high abrasion and wear applications. It also features a high melting point and working temperature so that you can use it even in the most extreme applications.

There’s A Lot to Love About NIBORE™

NIBORE™ is a proprietary coating that offers a superior level of lubricity and release, an excellent level of abrasion and wear resistance, plus an extremely low coefficient of friction.

54

ROCKWELL HARDNESS

0.05>

COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION

185°F

applied TEMPERATURE

1250°F

MAX OPERATING TEMPERATURE

0.00005 to 0.0005”

Plating Thickness Range

4-6%

Phosphorus (wt)

8.1 g/cm3

Density

corrosion resistance rating

RELEASE RATING

ABRASION resistance rating

Additional NIBORE™ Benefits

54 Rockwell hardness rating or 67 Rockwell hardness rating after 550°F (288°C) heat treatment.

Application of up to a 0.0005” deposit.

Extremely low coefficient of friction (0.05).

Withstands up to 1250°F (677°C), well above the 550°F (288°C) range for PTFE coatings.

Why NIBORE™ Is Your Go-To Release Coating

Do you have a mold that requires exceptional release? The properties of our proprietary NIBORE™ coating make it an ideal option. Use our Coating Comparison Tool to see how NIBORE™ stacks up against other Bales coatings. Compare surface finishes and find the best solution for your needs.

Nibore For Optimal Release

“Bales’ customer service has been fantastic. They are extremely responsive to our needs, turning things around quickly..."

Rob Zimmerman, Engineering Manager at MOS Plastics Industry

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Case Study: NIBORE™ Solves Beryllium Copper Leaching Problem

A custom plastic injection mold manufacturer tested numerous coatings from different platers, but none stopped its beryllium copper mold from leaching into the product. The story was different once they approached Bales. “Bales’ customer service has been fantastic. They are extremely responsive to our needs, turning things around quickly, whether quotes or the plating process.” ~ Rob Zimmerman, Engineering Manager at MOS Plastics Industry

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