Energy Solutions

You can count on Bales to achieve the precise coating or finish you need, no matter your energy application.

Achieve Your Ideal Surface Treatment

Power Up Your Parts Performance with Bales

Analysts expect the share of renewable energy in the U.S. electricity generation mix to double by 2050, reaching over 40%.* With growing demand worldwide, many energy companies are just trying to keep up.

You can improve productivity by choosing the right metal finishing solution—and Bales can help. We fuse science and craftsmanship to deliver exceptional results for energy companies worldwide.

Since 1978, we’ve been protecting metal surfaces in ways others don’t dare. From gears to rotors, your energy components will benefit from our legacy of customer satisfaction, integrity, and innovation.

* Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

HOW TO IMPROVE CORROSION PROTECTION FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENTS

Energy Solutions
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Solve Your Corrosion and Release Issues

Bales’ Electroless Nickel and proprietary NIBORE™ coatings are ideal for preventing wear and sticking in energy components. In some applications, a combination of plating and polishing will achieve the most optimal results.

Electroless Nickel

Bales’ exceptionally thin Electroless Nickel coating protects against corrosion and abrasion without altering the surface finish of your mold. It also prevents build-up and maintains tolerance.

  • .003” > Plating Thickness
  • 1.0 mil deposit, 1,000+ hours Corrosion Properties
  • 45 Rockwell Hardness - HVN100
Learn More About Electroless Nickel

NIBORE™

There’s a lot to love about Bales’ proprietary NIBORE™ coating. It offers superior lubricity and release, excellent abrasion resistance, plus uniform plating.

  • 0.05 > Coefficient of Friction
  • 54 Rockwell Hardness
  • 0.00005 to 0.0005” Plating Thickness Range
Learn More About NIBORE™

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WHAT’S THE OPTIMAL COATING FOR
YOUR PROJECT?

TRY THE COATINGS COMPARISON TOOL

Are you facing corrosion, abrasion, or friction issues? Use our Coating Comparison Tool to quickly compare surface finishes and find the best solution for your needs.

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WE SERVE INDUSTRY

At Bales, we serve industry. Whether it's plastic injection molding,
medical or food processing - if its metal, we cover it.