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Coating Attributes


Abrasion Resistance

RIE offers coatings that will help your materials withstand mechanical action such as rubbing, scraping, or erosion that progressively removes material from its surface. Such resistance helps to maintain the material’s original appearance and structure.


Chemical Resistance

RIE offers a complete range of coatings to provide long term protection against chemical attack. Whatever the chemical, whatever the environment; RIE offers the ultimate range of chemical protection systems.



RIE offers various options in plating and chromates. Plating with conductive materials create a highly conductive outer layer, facilitating the flow of electricity. Additionally, chromates, when applied as a coating, not only protect against corrosion but also increase conductivity by forming a thin, conductive film on the metal surface.


Corrosion Resistance

RIE can apply a variety of coatings to meet industry specifications for corrosion protection that extends component service life and ultimately allows for increased serviceable joints when referring to fasteners. The properties of thin film coatings mean that you do not have to rework parts to allow for mating parts. Added PTFE (lubricity) in the top coats also eliminates the need for post coating lubricants.


Dry Film Lubrication

Dry film lubricants are intended to reduce wear, prevent galling and seizure most notably to stainless steel. RIE offers a wide variety of friction modifiers that can be “dialed in” to achieve the K-factor you are looking for.



Anodizing is a crucial surface treatment process for metals like aluminum, known for its exceptional ability to enhance durability. By creating a protective oxide layer on the metal’s surface, anodizing provides resistance to corrosion, wear, and abrasion, significantly extending the lifespan of the material. This process also enhances the metal’s aesthetic appeal and improves its ability to withstand environmental factors, making it a valuable technique in various industries, from aerospace to consumer goods.


Heat Dissipation

When applied to surfaces, heat dissipation coatings transfer heat away from a substrate, resulting in improved efficiencies, performance and longevity of the coated parts. This ceramic bonded, thermal-conductive coating also helps to prevent corrosion and damage related to chemical and solvent attack.