Nedox

Enhances the performance of common metal alloys

By offering superior protection against wear, friction and corrosion, Nedox® can help less durable metals achieve the longevity and performance of chrome and stainless steel.

Nedox exceeds the physical properties of common industry coatings such as nickel plating, electroless nickel plating, sulfamate nickel, co-dep electroless nickel and polymer impregnated electroless nickel.

Nedox is well-known for its ability to eliminate stick-slip and galling in a wide variety of applications. It also performs well in chemically corrosive environments—including washdown and uranium-enrichment applications with UF6 exposure. Nedox is also highly resistant to salt spray.

Technical advantages

  • Operating temperatures from -250°F (-157°C) to 550°F (288°C)
  • Surface hardnesses up to Rc 68 (940 Vickers)
  • Coating thicknesses between 0.0002 to 0.0015 inches
  • Chemical, acid and alkaline resistance
  • Self-lubricating, non-porous, non-wetting surface characteristics
  • Good electrical properties, including:
    • Low dissipation factor
    • High resistivity
  • Low coefficient of thermal expansion: 7.22 x 10-6 in/in/1°F (13 x 10-6 in/in/1°C)
  • Low thermal conductivity: 0.0105 - 0.0135 Cal-cm/sec/°C
  • Compliance with industry standards, including:
    • ASTM B656 and ASTM B733
    • USDA and FDA
    • REACH compliant
    • Meets and exceeds Mil-C-26074 Class 1 - 4 and AMS 2404 and 2405
  • NASA material #20386 in the MSFC Handbook 527F, Johnson Space Flight Center #D9604F
Type Description Wear Corrosion Lubricity Anti-Stick Temperature USDA and FDA
10K3 Superior corrosion resistance offering release up to 850F. Compliant with USDA and FDA codes YES
SF-2 Hardness of up to Rc 65 combined with lubricity. Compliant with USDA and FDA codes. NASA material #20386. YES
SF-2R Same as SF-2 but with superior mold release. Compliant with USDA and FDA codes. YES
SF-2SB Resists bleach washdown solutions and lactic acid from dairy equipment. Compliant with USDA and FDA codes. YES
CR+ Maximum wear resistance. Hardness up to an equivalent of Rc 68. Maximum salt spray resistance. YES
CR Designed to provide adequate wear protection and improved corrosion properties over CR+ with a higher COF. NO
SLK Designed to provide the properties of SF-2 with improved anti-stick properties. YES
MR3 (U4) Excellent mold release for plastics, urethane epoxies and rubber. Black color. Recommended for UV curing. YES
FM-5 Special combination of proprietary polymers and dry-lubricants. Low coefficient of friction after burnishing. NO
NH1 Excellent for resistance to wear and corrosion. Hardness of coating can be varied based upon specific requirements. NO
NH2 Hardness of coating can be varied for excellent corrosion and chemical resistance. NO
NH-1SB Same as NH-1 with superior corrosion resistance to chlorinated solvents. NO
Ratings are meant for reference only. For specific application recommendations contact the General Magnaplate technical staff.

Ideal applications

  • Aircraft
  • Aerospace
  • Chemical processing equipment
  • Nuclear equipment
  • Electronic equipment
  • Food processing
  • Equipment with hygenic or washdown requirements
  • Heat sinks
  • Meters for gas and electric
  • Molds requiring release properties
  • Packaging equipment
  • Pharmaceutical processing
  • Pumps
  • Sealing equipment
  • Textile manufacturing
  • Valves
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