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ArmorGalv®
ArmorGalv® technology is an environmentally friendly process that offers superior corrosion protection and wear resistance, as well as anti-galling properties. Following are some highlights of the ArmorGalv® technology, which is, in fact, a modern, greatly-improved, version of the well-established Sherardizing zinc/iron vapor diffusion process:
ArmorGalv® is not merely a sacrificial coating. It coats and penetrates the surface of any steel part, including wrought and/or forged steel, castings, powdered metal (with no impregnation required!), and all grades of stainless steel to become integrated with the part.  ArmorGalv® is: 
  • Highly Corrosion and Abrasion Resistant.
  • Excellent anti-Galling properties – a replacement for Cadmium.
  • Controllable and Precise - Thicknesses from 0.0004” to 6 Mils (12 to 150 microns).
  • Hard, Non-Magnetic, Weldable and Spark-Free.
  • Chip Proof.
  • Amenable to Crimping and Bending.
  • Highly Heat Resistant 12000F (6500C) continuous service.
  • Excellent Base for Paint, Powder Coating and Rubber Bonding
  • Particularly interesting for powder metal parts, requiring no impregnation and providing not only extremely good corrosion protection, but also improved mechanical properties.
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement free. Heat-treated parts can safely be coated and protected.
  • Works extremely well in harsh marine environments.
  • Completely heavy metal free non-toxic (RoHS compliant). Recipient of the EPA’s MVP2 award (Most Valuable Pollution Prevention technology).

              
The unique combination of properties offered by the ArmorGalv® coating make it an excellent replacement for cadmium and hex chromium.  It is also very attractive for a variety of military and industrial applications, from construction in corrosive environments, components on ships, weapon systems, land vehicles, mining, deep sea oil platforms, agriculture, and more.
 
For more information, please download our brochure!
 
 
 
ArmorGalv® Thermal Diffusion Coating is covered by ASTM # A1059.
 
For further information please contact us or call 1 (847) 640-1600.
 
 
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