Greene, Tweed’s Enduro® LF10 Coating is a thin conformal, PTFE based coating that can be applied to a variety of components within manufacturing equipment including elastomeric, thermoplastic or metal components to enhance their performance. Enduro LF10 improves the performance by reducing the sticking force between component interfaces or wear caused by friction, both of which will reduce particulate generation. The coating exhibits excellent adhesion, high purity and excellent conformality to thoroughly cover complex surface features. With deposition at low temperatures, it can be applied to many types of surface materials. For aqueous chemical environments, Enduro LF10 can also render surfaces from hydrophilic to hydrophobic. The coatings work well for both static and dynamic applications.
Enduro LF10 is applied at the micron level for:
The illustrations above show an AS-214 O-ring compressed between SS plates. After the assembly is aged at the determined time and temperature, the fixture is removed from the oven and cooled to room temperature. The maximum force required to push the blue plates apart is recorded as the sticking force.