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Introducing NICKLON™, our exclusive Electroless Nickel PTFE coating. This advanced coating not only matches the corrosion and oxidation protection of standard Electroless Nickel but also elevates lubricity and wear resistance.

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Why Your Go-to Coating is NICKLON™

NICKLON™ is a proprietary electroless nickel with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE). This nickel PTFE coating that offers corrosion and oxidation protection equal to Electroless Nickel, plus excellent lubricity and wear resistance. NICKLON™ coating from Bales has an excellent release rating and low coefficient of friction.

Boasting a 45 Rockwell Hardness, NICKLON™ stands out for its balance of flexibility and strength. This level of hardness is meticulously tailored to provide optimal protection without compromising the integrity of the coated component

45

ROCKWELL HARDNESS

0.10

COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION

9-11%

Phosphorus

PTFE 9-11%

Composition (wt)

6.5 to 7.5 g/cm3

Density

0.5 mil - 650 hours,
1.0 mil - 1,000 hours

Corrosion Resistance

corrosion resistance rating

RELEASE RATING

ABRASION resistance rating

Additional NICKLON™ Coating Benefits

NICKLON™ coating can provide additional benefits for a vast array of industrial applications. In addition to the above, using NICKLON™ coatings as your next surface solution provides several additional benefits.

Our NICKLON™ coating is engineered for excellence, offering a superior release rating and a minimal coefficient of friction. This unique combination results in smoother operation and extended component life, setting a new standard in surface coatings.

Application of 0.0005”.

Low coefficient of friction.

Excellent lubristic characteristics.

Enhances resin flow by 4-8%.

Autocatalytic application ensures a uniform deposit in
complex details.

Mimics the finish of the base material.

What Makes NICKLON™ a Universal Winner

Our proprietary NICKLON™ coating debuted nearly 30 years ago. Thanks to its distinct properties, it remains a reliable solution for wide-ranging applications. Use our Coating Comparison Tool to see how NICKLON™ stacks up against other Bales coatings. Compare surface finishes and find the best solution for your needs.

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