MBI COATINGS, INC. – TUFFLON COATINGS

MBI’s TUFFLON™ coatings encompass a wide range of variations and properties which can accommodate many needs and applications. From flouropolymers to ceramic-infused co-polymers; oven-cured to room temperature options; even FDA and EPA compliant coatings; MBI’s Tufflon can find a way to make your application work better. Most of our Tufflon coatings are complimented with a ceramic or carbide layer which dramatically improves the life of our coatings over conventional applications.
The durability along with release and low coefficient of friction properties make such coatings ideal for use as engineering or maintenance tools, with many processing aid applications in any manufacturing sector or industry. Typical applications include: Release against glue, Ink or any other sticky substance on components, such as chutes, trays, pans, shields, pump parts, valve parts, tools & rolls of all types.
MBI’s TUFFLON™ is a great alternative to standard Teflon coatings.
Non-Stick with Built-in High-Lubricity: The extra low friction properties of our Tufflon coatings make them suitable for slickness, even as dry lubricants like on slide valves, cutting blades, conveyors, chutes, etc.
Wear & Corrosion Resistance: Being hybrid type coatings (combining plasma with polymers) makes MBI Tufflon coatings unique to having excellent adhesion, abrasion and corrosion resistance.
Specifications: MBI TUFFLON coatings meet EPA, USDA and FDA 21 CFR 175.300 requirements.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES

  • Non-Stick: Excellent release – exhibits < 20 gr/in of release on waterproof tape with subsequent adhesion of 100%
  • Friction Coefficient: Extra low energy – static coefficient (on cold rolled steel) -0.11  (Dynamic coefficient -0.07)
  • Low Wear: Excellent abrasion resistance – 1 mil loss after 3000 cycles CS-17 wheel at 1000 gr load (Tabor test)
  • Adhesion: Excellent (Embedded  in to the metal sprayed layer) –  Pull-off test > 5000 psi
  • UV-Resistance: No degradation, cracking, or blistering
  • Hydrophobicity: Extreme – high contact angles with water

COMMON TUFFLON APPLICATIONS

  • Glue Pans
  • Ink Trays
  • Converting Rollers
  • Chutes/Troughs
  • Deflector Plates
  • Idler Rollers
  • Recycling Equipment
  • Containers/Tanks
  • Conveyor Rollers
  • Ducts/Vents
  • Packing Surfaces
  • Anti-Fouling Surfaces
  • Anvil Plates/Friction Surfaces
  • Anti-Graffiti Surfaces

TUFFLON COATINGS ADVANTAGES

  • Low temperature cure and a no-bake version release coatings
  • Flame sprayed version for permanent fusion bonding
  • Nano-film, thin layer applied dry release coatings
  • Silicone, Fluoropolymer, or Ceramic based coatings
  • Containment coatings for extreme chemical corrosion
  • Ceramic reinforced polymers for extreme wear resistance
  • plated chrome

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