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Coin-Counting Machine Manufacturer Keeps the Cash Flowing With Nedox

A Nedox® surface treatment is able to provide extended wear protection for a manufacturer of coin-counting machines.

Prepare for PFAS Rules With Magnaplate's Surface Treatments

Magnaplate 10K coatings deliver the protective characteristics your parts need without PFAS chemicals.

How Magnaplate Surface Treatments Help Optimize Uptime for Valuable Semiconductor Equipment

Magnaplate surface treatments protect semiconductor equipment in vacuum environments against corrosion, friction, abrasion, contamination and sticking.

Nedox Delivers a Healthy Outcome for a Body Fluid Analyzer Manufacturer

When a manufacturer of body fluid diagnostic analyzers tested 15 coatings for protection against wear and chemicals, Nedox® was the top performer.

Nedox Helps Manufacturer of Gas Separators Overcome Sour Gas Attack

Our Nedox family of surface treatments is well suited for demanding oil and gas conditions, such as exposure to sour gasses.

Surface Treatments Take the Heat To Prevent Fabric Bonding Cylinders From Sticking

General Magnaplate surface treatments can improve the release properties of textile rollers and other converting machine parts for greater productivity.

When Plastic Assembly Gets Hot, Nedox Turns Up the Protection

Nedox® delivers excellent non-stick properties, easy cleanup and abrasion resistance for heat stake machine components.

A Nedox Coating Keeps Battery Powders Pure

The powder and bulk solids industry can trust General Magnaplate engineered coatings to improve and ensure product purity.

A Nedox Coating Goes Beyond Corrosion Protection in Oil and Gas Extremes

A Nedox engineered coating is well-suited to deliver high performance and durability in corrosion-intensive environments that also cause wear and abrasion.

General Magnaplate Engineered Coatings for Pumps, Valves and Compressors

Pumps, valves and compressors endure a host of threats that can impact their reliability and your operation’s productivity. Our new video describes how General Magnaplate’s engineered coatings protect a variety of metal surfaces from corrosion, abrasion, wear, material buildup and other conditions to ensure optimal media flow and maximum uptime across a broad range of applications.

Don’t Get Stuck - Engineered Coatings Address Sticky Substances in Many Industries

When sticking threatens equipment uptime and reliability, engineered coatings can protect your machine surfaces and improve their non-stick properties.

Engineered Coatings Solve Sticking Issues in Food Processing Equipment

General Magnaplate offers a wide range of engineered coatings that protect food production machines and equipment and keeps them running at their best.

Video - Engineered Coatings for Aerospace

Our new video presents some of the engineered coatings General Magnaplate offers, along with the technical features that make them well-suited for use in demanding aerospace applications where failure is not an option.

Protect Your Pumps With Engineered Coatings

Engineered coatings can address your application’s conditions and your pump’s specific mechanical requirements to ensure productivity and uptime.

Mind Your Metal - Coating Conversations on Aerospace [On-Demand Webinar]

With the right coating, you can expect more from your aerospace equipment — boosted productivity and decreased downtime and variability. General Magnaplate's proprietary finishes offer unique, problem-solving solutions for some of the toughest applications.

Mind Your Metal - Coating Conversations on Oil and Gas [On-Demand Webinar]

Parts found in oil and gas equipment must perform reliably despite exposure to corrosive chemicals, abrasive fracking fluids, sour gases in drilling, high pressures, liquids, variable pH levels and high temperatures.

How to Select the Best Engineered Coating for Your Aluminum Parts

Tufram and Nedox engineered coatings are appropriate for a wide range of applications involving aluminum parts.

Mind Your Metals - Coating Conversations on Medical and Pharmaceutical Applications [Webinar]

Our new webinar, “Mind Your Metals - Boost Uptime And Cleanliness With High-Performance Coatings,” will show how engineered coatings can solve downtime issues and increase productivity in clean environments.

Why Engineered Coatings Are Important For Your MRO Strategy

When you want to get the most out of your worn parts, let General Magnaplate engineered coatings be part of your MRO strategy.

Mind Your Metal - Coating Conversations on Valves [On—demand Webinar]

Valves used in industrial facilities, as well as oil and gas installations, must endure severe conditions that can damage surfaces, lead to downtime or even shorten a part’s lifetime.

Mind Your Metal - Coating Conversations on Food and Bulk Solids [On—demand Webinar]

Food processing and bulk solids operations share many of the same objectives - maximizing runtime, high production and throughput, lower maintenance costs and long equipment lifetime. However, issues like part replacement, preventative maintenance and cleaning can hinder those goals. 

Mind Your Metal - Coating Conversations on Packaging [On-demand Webinar]

In our latest webinar, Mind Your Metal - Coating Conversations on Packaging, we examine some common issues in the packaging industry and explore the ways high-performance coatings can solve them to help you reduce downtime and increase productivity.

Video - Protect Critical Oil And Gas Components From Extreme Conditions

Throughout the oil and gas industry, equipment is prone to unforgiving conditions that can affect performance and reliability.

How An Early Partnership With Your Coating Supplier Provides Benefits

No matter your industry, there will be times when you need to coat a part — whether to protect it from conditions in its target application, improve its performance, extend its lifetime or simply to enhance its aesthetics.

Video - Our Engineered Coating Process

This video shows how General Magnaplate fortifies your engineered coating by infusing polymers into the substrate and applying a proprietary sealing process so it becomes an integral part of the new surface.

Engineered Coatings Add To a Contract Manufacturer’s Success

When it comes to contract manufacturing, relationships matter. Not only must you earn customer trust every day, you must also hope that the companies you partner with to help you serve your customers share your commitment to quality and service.

Electroless Nickel Plating - Understand Your Options

When it comes to protecting parts against corrosion and wear, electroless nickel (EN) plating has been around for a long time—in fact, more than two centuries.

Understanding the Many Facets of Corrosion

Sometime during your metal or alloy part’s lifetime, it will be vulnerable to corrosion. Corrosion is a common problem, and it occurs in many different forms.

Why Masking Deserves Time and Attention

When you need to enhance the surface of your part, chances are you don’t want to coat the entire part. Although masking is an essential aspect of the surface protection process, it is often an afterthought.

How Engineered Coatings Prevent Equipment Failure in Aerospace Applications

Aerospace environments involve some of the toughest conditions for equipment. Threats like friction, galling, corrosion and high temperatures can cause some of the industry’s most common metals and alloys to fail.

Video - Engineered Coatings for Powder and Bulk Solids Handling

In powder and bulk solids handling processes, many conditions can hinder equipment reliability and performance.

Engineered Coating Unsticks Food Processing Operation

Sticky glues and adhesives as well as wear and abrasion are particularly common threats to machine reliability, and they can halt production as workers clean and repair the damage. Over time, these interruptions can significantly impact the bottom line.

Engineered Coatings Give Old Parts New Life

When machine parts wear out, they can hurt the plant’s productivity and costs. While replacing these parts may be appropriate, MRO professionals should consider refurbishing them with the help of engineered surface enhancement coatings.

Engineered Coatings Optimize Powder and Bulk Solids Equipment Output

In the powder bulk solids industry, precise metering and efficient material feeding are critical. However, several conditions can hinder machine performance and affect lifetime.

Engineered Coatings Protect Valves in Harsh Conditions of Oil and Gas Facilities

As oil and gas facilities move to more remote locations with extreme conditions, any equipment downtime due to parts failure can be costly.

Video - Engineered Coatings for Food Processing

Throughout the food processing process, a variety of conditions can affect your equipment’s performance and reliability.

To Keep Mining Operations Running, Protect Valves With Engineered Coatings

Mining and mineral processing facilities present a host of threats that can affect valve reliability and uptime. Knife gate valves used in slurry transport, for example, must consistently perform despite heavy contact with abrasive, corrosive metal solids or acids that can erode the valve.

How Engineered Coatings Help Packaging Machines Run Smoothly

Fast-paced, high-volume production facilities cannot afford downtime caused by poorly performing packaging equipment.

Completing Our Texas Expansion

General Magnaplate's Arlington, Texas, facility has expanded to keep pace with our substantial growth over the last five years.

Synergistic Coatings Keep Food Processing Equipment Running Efficiently and Longer

When it comes to food processing applications, the types of equipment that need protection are as varied as the threats they face. Whether you specify or upgrade molds, hoppers, pneumatic cylinders, extruders or guillotine blades, protecting that equipment is a top priority.

Surface Enhancement for Metal Parts - Advantages of Electroless Nickel Plating

Selecting a coating to protect and enhance your metal part can be a difficult process. While there are many surface protection options to evaluate, electroless nickel boasts several benefits that make it desirable for certain requirements.

Video - Engineered Coatings for Oil and Gas

Surface enhancement coatings take the worry out of keeping your oil and gas tooling safe from wear and corrosive conditions—enabling you to downsize your casings and other components to make your drilling operation more efficient.

Video - Engineered Coatings for Packaging Applications

In the productivity-driven packaging world, there are many possible sources of downtime. Surface enhancement coatings can help you eliminate them—ensuring your packaging machines run smoothly.

Coatings Protect Automated Equipment Across Multiple Industries

Engineered coatings keep automated machinery running smoothly, increasing throughput and helping to maintain 24/7 operation.

Engineered Coatings Boost Productivity in Automated Systems

Engineered coatings boost productivity in automated systems, mitigating troublesome issues like abrasion, premature wear, corrosion and sticking.

Maintaining Equipment with Specialized Surface Treatments

Maintaining equipment with specialized surface treatments mitigates issues involving abrasion, premature wear, corrosion and sticking.

How Engineered Coatings Extend Equipment Lifetime [White Paper]

How engineered coatings extend equipment lifetime, protecting parts from wear, abrasion and corrosion.

General Magnaplate Basic

Watch this video to learn about the basic versions of our advanced surface enhancement technologies.

Our NEDOX® Coating Protects Impellers From Corrosion In Oil And Gas Application

Nedox coating protects impellers from corrosion in oil and gas applications, significantly increasing the lifespan of equipment.

How Metal Coatings Give The Dry Bulk Solids Industry An Edge

Metal coatings technologies provide a critical edge in dry bulk solids handling—reducing friction, preventing material buildup, increasing lifespan and more.

Delivering Consistency Globally For Pharmaceutical OEM

Nedox and Tufram engineered coatings are FDA-compliant and accessible worldwide, delivering consistency for pharmaceutical OEM.

Nedox® 605 Eases Cleanup In Defense System Winding Mandrel

Engineered coating Nedox 605 eases cleanup in a defense system's winding mandrel, preventing troublesome residue from clinging to parts.

Nedox® NH-2 Protects Space Suits From Corrosion In Microgravity Swimming Pool

Nedox NH2 smart coating protects metal parts from corrosion and chemical attack, including space suits in NASA's microgravity swimming pool.

Finding A Chrome Replacement Solution In A Nedox® Smart Coating

Nedox smart coating can replace and ultimately exceed chrome for technical benefits that include wear resistance, corrosion resistance and low friction.

Nedox Smart Coating Solutions

Watch this video to learn how Nedox can help less durable metals achieve the longevity of chrome and stainless steel while offering superior protection.

Boost Uptime and Cleanliness in Food Processing Applications with Engineered Coatings

Boost uptime and cleanliness in food processing applications with engineered coatings that handle the demands of 24/7 plant schedules and rigorous cleaning routines.

Coatings Keep Converting Lines Humming

Applying the right type of engineered coatings to key machine components will keep converting lines humming.

Metal Coating Technologies Provide Critical Edge For Dry Bulk Solids Handling Leader

Metal coatings technologies provide a critical edge in dry bulk solids handling—reducing friction, preventing material buildup, increasing lifespan and more.

Upgrade from Nedox Basic Electroless Nickel For Better Performance

Upgrade from Nedox Basic electroless nickel for improved hardness and better performance, especially in chemically corrosive environments.

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