White Paper: Materials

Choose Surface Treatments Early to Avoid Future Problems


Too often the coating of parts is an afterthought for design engineers. Rather than being a part of the discussion in the early stages of design, designers try to solve problems with coatings at the point of manufacturing—or even after manufacturing.

While each type of surface treatment provides its own unique set of properties and benefits, each of these processes also has limitations that should be addressed early on in the design process to ensure optimal performance.

Download our white paper to learn how to get the most out of coatings.

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