Poly-Ond®

Poly-Ond is Electroless nickel (nickel phosphorous) impregnated with teflon throughout the entire coating. Nickel for wear resistance, phosphorous for corrosion protection, and teflon for lubricity and release.

  PHOTO ENLARGEMENT CROSS SECTION OF THE COATING, SHOWING THE INFUSION OF HIGH LUBRICITY POLYMERS THROUGHOUT THE THICKNESS OF THE POLY-OND COATING

Tip of ball point pen. (Magnified 800x)
Cross section of tip with 5 micron Poly-Ond deposition.
White material is teflon encapsulated throughout Poly-Ond coating.

Thickness
The standard thickness is 0.0005 inch. The overall thickness range is from 0.000050 to 0.005 inch per surface.

Hardness
The normal hardness is Rc 58-62 or 700 VHN. The Poly-Ond finish can be heat treated to RC 68-70 or 1000 VHN. More Info

Coating Uniformity
The Poly-Ond coating is uniformly distributed over the entire surface including internal and external areas.

Appearance
The coating ranges from bright to semi-bright to a matte finish depending on the finish of the basis material before coating. The color is similar to stainless steel.

Stripping
Poly-Ond can be chemically stripped from the basis material.

Cleaning
The coating should be mechanically cleaned. Polishing paste, scotchbrite pad, brass or a stainless steel brush can be used. DO N0T USE blasting media or strong alkaline material.

Poly Coatings Inc. , 5944 Sandphil Road, Sarasota, FL 34232   Tel. 800.868.3306   Local 941.371.8555   Fax 941.377.2247