Kolene Corporation

12890 Westwood St.
Detroit, MI 48223 US


A Message from Kolene Corporation


Kolene Corporation is a recognized leader in providing surface cleaning and treatment technologies for components and materials.

As Seen In Products Finishing

Kolene in-house commercial stripping

In-House Services Process Array of Parts, Including High-Polish Ones
At Fabtech 2017, Kolene Corp. will highlight its in-house commercial processing, which can be used to economically process a wide array of parts, including highly polished items.

Kolene Fluidized Bed Cleaning Equipment

Kolene Fluidized Bed Cleaning Equipment
For finishers who prefer batch cleaning of their hooks and racks, Kolene now offers fluidized bed cleaning equipment.

Pyrolysis ovens, Kolene Corp.

Kolene’s Pyrolysis Ovens Enable Easy Access to Parts
Kolene’s Santana pyrolysis systems work similarly to the Diablo, but are used for larger parts.

Kolene Fluidized Beds Strip Paint and Degrease
This process is designed to minimize part distortion caused by overheating.

Kolene Corp., Kontinuous Paint Stripping Systems

Kolene Corp.’s Kontinuous Paint Stripping Systems Improve Part Grounding
According to the company, these stripping systems are designed for greater quality and cost savings.

Kolene Kontinuous

Rack Stripping Systems Remove Cured Coating Buildup
Kolene offers its Kontinuous rack stripping systems in-line or on-line for efficiency, quality and cost savings.

Kolene Celebrates 75 Years
Kolene Corp., founded in downtown Detroit in 1939 by John Shoemaker, celebrates its 75th anniversary in March 2014.

Kolene Celebrates 75 Years
Kolene Corporation was founded in downtown Detroit in 1939 by John Shoemaker, and celebrates its 75th anniversary in March 2014.

Kolene Rack Paint Stripping System
The Kontinuous paint stripping system from Kolene Corp. is designed to deliver 100 percent stripped racks every pass, at normal line speeds.

Gas And Oil Platers Are Striking Black Gold in Texas
Houston Plating & Coatings and CEO Bill Howard are reaping the boom in oil and gas industry by running at capacity in its Houston plant, expanding capacity at its Humble plant by 50 percent, and building a new, 80,000-sq-ft plant in Louisiana that will cost $9 million and employ 120 workers when completed later this year.

Rack Paint Stripping
Kolene’s Kontinuous inline/online paint stripping systems are designed to remove cured coating buildups.

Painted five-spoke wheel before stripping in Recover

Stripping Process for Reclamation of High-value Painted Parts
Recover is a sustainable paint stripping process designed to provide consistent etch-free performance even with the most delicate components.

Atotech to Distribute Kolene Coating Removers
Atotech (Rock Hill, SC) will assume worldwide sales and distribution responsibilities for Kolene Corp.'s Recover product line.

Engine cylinder heads before and after

Extreme Cleaning
Military components pose unique cleaning, stripping challenges

Kolene Corp.
Kolene will present its in-line, on-line stripping systems designed to provide liquid and powder coating lines with optimum rack cleanliness.

Molten-Salt Bath Process
In dozens of installations worldwide, the Nu-Tride molten salt bath process (ferritic nitrocarburizing) is enhancing the engineering properties and mechanical performance of ferrous metal components.

Kolene Corporation
Kolene Corporation will feature the Kontinuous In-Line Paint Stripping System, which is designed to remove 100% of any organic finish, including polyesters, epoxies, hybrids and fluorinated polymers, in a single pass, regardless of coating buildup in a matter of seconds.

after Recover 5000 stripping

New Process Doubles Productivity for Auto Supplier
Automotive OEM’s are continually looking to their suppliers for new and innovative ways to reduce costs on parts and components without sacrificing quality. The call for cost reductions, improvements and measurable contributions to the bottom line is a way of life in the manufacturing world.

Stripping and Cleaning Technology
Brochure features the RECOVER, a pourable, pumpable liquid.

Stripping & Cleaning Technology
Brochure features the Recover® processes, which are organic fluids which operate from about 250°F - 350°F and can be used on ferrous alloys (including galvanized steels), pot metals, aluminum, and select non-metallic substrates.

Product Categories of Kolene Corporation

Descaling Chemicals
Descaling Equipment, molten salt
Paint and Rust Stripping Services
Paint Strippers, chemical
Paint Stripping Equipment, molten-salt-bath
Paint Stripping Materials for Molten Salt Baths
Pollution Control Chemicals, chromium reduction