Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Xylan Coatings: High-performance Fluoropolymers for Function in Extreme Conditions

We have discussed in a previous blog post how DECC is “coating agnostic” and will often times provide samples with multiple coatings – from different manufacturers – for our customers to validate performance.

Most often times, if a dry-film lubricant is needed, a coating from Whitford’s Xylan series is one of those options.

Xylan is a high-performance fluoropolymer coating. Fluoropolymer coatings contain low-friction, dry-lubricant materials suspended in a plastic binder. The plastic binder, which Continue reading Xylan Coatings: High-performance Fluoropolymers for Function in Extreme Conditions

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Dependability and Expertise: Why DECC’s Culture Sets Us Apart

A relatively recent survey conducted by Thomasnet.com asked buyers, engineers and procurement professionals what factors they deem most important when selecting new suppliers.

“Delivery Performance” and “Experience in Your Applicable Industry” were the number one and two most critical factors for evaluating a supplier.

For the past five years, DECC has maintained an over 99% on-time delivery rate. But more so, what sets us apart from our competition is our passion to be a resource for our customers and help them solve their respective challenges with a team that has decades upon decades of experience in the coating industry.

Meet the culture at DECC in our newest company video here.

And if you have a coating related challenge that you need help solving, contact us today.

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Use Your Coating Applicator for Preventative Care, not Urgent Care

Minus components exposed to the elements that will always need some sort of corrosion protection, applying a functional coating to an automotive component is something most OEMs would prefer to avoid as it adds cost and extra processing steps.

However, as with the case with component performance/warranty issues, these parts were designed with the intention of not needing a functional coating as a solution or it would have been specified to begin with.

This is where the Preventative Care/Urgent care analogy comes into place.

Continue reading Use Your Coating Applicator for Preventative Care, not Urgent Care