Nicklon™

NICKLON™ has been a reliable coating for numerous applications since its debut in 1992. The co-deposit of Electroless Nickel and P.T.F.E. makes NICKLON™ ideal for grease-free conditions, often eliminating the need for release sprays.

Why Your Go-to Coating is NICKLON™

NICKLON™ is a proprietary electroless nickel with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coating that offers corrosion and oxidation protection equal to Electroless Nickel, plus excellent lubricity and wear resistance.

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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™ Benefits

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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