Coral Chemical Co.

1915 Industrial Ave.
Zion, IL 60099 US

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A Message from Coral Chemical Co.

Company Profile

For 60 years, Coral Chemical Company has been providing complete process efficiency solutions to the metal finishing industry.

The Element of Support

Chemistry is more than compounds and formulas.

As Seen In Products Finishing

How to Clean Parts Properly Before Powder Coating
Ken Kaluzny, from Coral Chemical, says that if mill oil is not removed from parts, you would observe pin holes and craters in the cured powder paint.

parts coming out of pretreatment

Architectural Coatings Help Minnesota Shop Grow Finishing Operation
Twin City Powder Coating now boasts 36,000 square feet, two 40-foot ovens with matching coating booths, one 8-foot oven and coating booth, and six manual coating systems.

What's Causing Increased Usage of Alkaline Spray Cleaner?
Coral Chemical’s Ken Kaluzny says there are several situations related to solution loss or chemical neutralization to investigate when cleaner usage changes dramatically.

Ron Lum, Coral Chemical sales manager and CCAI president

A Conversation with Ron Lum, Coral Chemical
Ron Lum is a sales manager at Coral Chemical and president of the Chemical Coaters Association International (CCAI) and its Southern California chapter.

A Conversation with…Peter Dority, Coral Chemical
Dority is a fun-loving South Carolinian who spends his time rooting for Clemson University.

powder coating parts

A New Dawn for Sunset Industrial Applications
Large coating facility goes online after significant market research.

GAME Changers
Phoenix company APSM builds and finishes gaming devices for the casino industry, including all electronics and harnesses.

CCAI SoCal Chapter Partners with Marines on 'Toys for Tots' Event
Nearly 190 toys collected to help disadvantaged kids

Chrysler Grants Supplier Approval To Coral Chemical
Auto maker grants PS-508 specification approval to Coral Chemical and Chemische Werke Kluthe

Price is Finally Getting It Right With Coral Chemicals
How one company changed chemical baths and saw improved products and cost savings.

Frequent line stoppages

Going Low-Temp
What to Consider when choosing ambient-temperature metal pretreatments

Pretreatments: The Next Generation
Emerging technologies can save energy, ease environmental concerns

Annual energy savings

Vanadate Conversion Coatings: Alternative to Phosphate?
Emerging pretreatment technology can reduce energy consumption and environmental concerns.  

Employees respond to alarms

Profiting from Control—The (Up)Right Way
In today's world, information is king, even for finishers. UpRight, Inc. is using information it gathers through a control system on its pretreatment system and powder coating and painting lines to better understand its process and increase corrosion resistance. The ultimate result is a boost in the company's profits...

Product Categories of Coral Chemical Co.

Aluminum Etchants and Deoxidizers
Blackening Processes, solutions
Bright Dips
Burnishing Compounds
Chromate Conversion Coatings
Chrome-Free Final Rinses (for paint pretreatment)
Cleaning & Pretreatment Chemicals
Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Coatings, dry-film or solid-film lubricant
Coatings, strippable-plastic
Descaling Chemicals
Inhibitors, acid pickling
Lubricants, dry-film or solid-film
Lubricants, polishing
Mass-Finishing Compounds
Paint Strippers, chemical
Phosphate Coating Chemicals
Pollution Control Chemicals, chromium reduction
Pollution Control Chemicals, heavy-metal removal
Rinse Aids
Rust Removers
Rust-Preventive Chemicals and Oils
Smut Removers, aluminum
Solvents, degreasing
Spray Booth Cleaning Materials
Spray Booth Coatings
Spray Booth Compounds, water wash
Steam Cleaning Compounds
Tarnish-Preventive Treatments