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Coatings Comparison Chart

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COATINGS COMPARISON CHART

COATING ROCKWELL HARDNESS COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION APPLIED TEMP. SUGG. MAX. WORKING TEMP. CORROSION RESISTANCE ABRASION RESISTANCE RELEASE
DIAMOND CHROME 85+ RC 0.15 OR
LESS
130°F 1250°F
HARD CHROME 72 RC 0.20 OR
LESS
130°F 1250°F
Diamond E.N.™ 57 RC
AS PLATED
70 RC
AFTER HT
0.10 OR
LESS
130°F 1000°F
Nibore™ 54 RC AS PLATED
67 RC AFTER
POST-BAKE
0.05 OR
LESS
185°F 1250°F
ELECTROLESS NICKEL 50 RC 0.45 OR
LESS
185°F 1400°F
Nicklon™ 45 RC 0.10 OR
LESS
185°F 600°F