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4/1/2016

Bale's Diamond E.N. Coating Protects Steel and Aluminum

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This coating is available for all industries and has the advantage of being suitable, not only for steel tools, but also for aluminum tools.

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 Bales' Diamond E.N. coating provides full coverage and added hardness.

 

Bales Metal Surface Solutions’ Diamond E.N. electroless nickel coating with nano-sized diamond particles is designed for corrosion and wear resistance with excellent lubricity. This coating is available for all industries and has the advantage of being suitable, not only for steel tools, but also for aluminum tools. Bales says Diamond E.N. has taber wear index numbers in the 4–6 range, while standard electroless nickel is often in the 5–18 range. The coating starts with a Rockwell hardness of 57 HRC and reaches 70 HRC after heat treating, with a coefficient of friction of 0.10 or lower. The coating is formulated for even coverage with no buildup around the edges.

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