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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Batch Consistency: As Consistent as Our Service



If there is anything that our distributors here at Intech Services hear often, it’s that the Teflon™ brand has superior batch consistency over the competition. With other companies, clients worry about color variations and mismatches as well as disparities in quality and appearance. The batch consistency Teflon™ provides makes customers feel secure that they’ll get the right hue and quality-every time.

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Teflon™ Choice Series: The Firearm Industry


Hitting the Target of a Firearm Finish


You may have heard that the custom firearm industry has been using Teflon™ finishes on several types of gun and rifle parts. Why is Teflon™ the most effective and long lasting choice?

Teflon™ provides dry film lubricity, thermal stability, durability, chemical and corrosion resistance, easy cleaning and a matte finish.

Teflon™ is used as a dry film alternative for wet lubricants on interior, moving components, such as bolts, trigger assemblies, magazines, sliding rifle stocks, and bipods. All of these parts normally require repetitive maintenance (causing gun owners to spend added time and money). Many times, wet lubricants such as oil cause residual dirt to build up, resulting in the need for routine cleaning or the use of harsh chemical cleaners that can be damaging to finishes or firearm parts.



One finish often used on gun parts is ceramic paint, which lacks lubricity and is not specifically made for tight tolerances. Teflon™ coatings offer unsurpassed lubricity in comparison to ceramic coatings. Additionally, Teflon™ coatings' thin film application ability is the perfect fit for tight tolerances.

Metal treatments and plating processes are also known to harden and protect metals from corrosion. Yet, what these treatments provide in corrosion resistance, they, too, lack in lubricity.

Teflon™ finishes offer a wide range of solutions to the firearm industry where other coatings fall short. This American made finish can give firearm owners the outstanding qualities they are looking for in order to enhance and protect their investment.

For more information, visit our website here. If you would like to learn more or discuss how this solution could work for you, contact Mark Berry, our General Market Segment Leader.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Intech's Healthy Asian Potluck!


Yesterday, February 22nd, the Intech Services Wellness team put on a healthy potluck for Intech employees! We all enjoyed fruit infused water, asian inspired salads, salmon, brussel sprouts, lettuce wraps, and other delicious, healthy choices!


At Intech, we strive to help our employees not only work hard, but to also live a healthy and happy lifestyle. Everyone had a great lunch and enjoyed sharing many delicious recipes with one another!

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Long-Term Solution: Not Just a Quick Fix


Teflon™ finishes provide a longer lasting, reliable solution. For example, within the molding industry, current mold release products do not provide a permanent fix. Yet, when Teflon™ is applied just once, it proves to be a permanent, reliable solution that lasts much longer.

Fewer fixes over time means more money saved, something everyone is looking to get out of their products.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Thank you, Mr. Jay Kennedy


On Saturday, January 28th, Intech President Mike Patterson had the distinct honor of attending the retirement party of DuPont/Chemours salesman, Mr. Jay Kennedy. Jay has been a dedicated salesman for DuPont/Chemours for 30 years, and a large portion of his career was within the Teflon™ segment. Colleagues and customers would all agree that Jay’s infectious personality and sense of humor will truly be missed.

Congratulations to Jay on a great career, and the many lifetime relationships he created during his time in Teflon™ sales.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

3-Coat Improved Standard Teflon™ System

A premiere coating system for end-uses that require nonstick, thermal stability, and abrasion-resistant properties.

Product Overview

The 3-Coat Improved Standard is the premium Teflon™ coating line reinforced for scratch and durability. The line is for end-uses that require non-stick, thermal stability to 500°F, and high lubricity. Decades of innovation and technology have led to significant improvements in this coating.

This water-based, multi-color system is a unique blend of PTFE, PFA, and FEP fluoropolymer chemistry. The primer utilizes On-Smooth technology for easy adhesion to smooth surfaces when necessary. When your application requires ultimate release and superior durability, 3-Coat Improved Standard is your choice.


Feature & Performance Benefits


  • Primer can be applied On-Smooth on aluminum substrates
  • Thin film, "wet on wet" mid-coat/topcoat for quick application and cure
  • Water-based for low emission environmental standards 
  • PFOA free 
  • Maximum use temperature of 500°F


Properties

Excellent nonstick properties: premium coating for providing releaseHigh lubricityFDA approved for direct food contact regulations in 21CFR
Chemical and abrasion resistant

Application Process

For best application, apply to aluminum oxide grit blasted metal substrate. If grit blasting is not appropriate, the coating can be applied to a smooth, clean surface. Spray applied primer is force dried at 5-8 min. at 120-150°C (248-302°F), then mid coat/topcoat applied wet on wet and cured minimum 5 min. at 428°C (802°F) or 3 min. at 435°C (815°F) (metal temperature). Peak temperature should not exceed 440°C (824°F).

For more information on this coating, contact Intech Services, Inc.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

How Intech is "Shaping Up" in 2017!

Intech’s Wellness team is starting off 2017 with our third annual weight loss challenge! This year is already shaping up to be just as competitive and exciting as the last two successful years. Participating Intech Services employees weighed in on January 9th to register their starting weight. Last year, our winner lost 6.22% of her weight! This year, the competition is high!

Each person set a personal weight loss goal that he or she will work to achieve over the next eight weeks. After 8 weeks of weekly weigh-ins, the employee with the largest percentage of weight loss will win!

The weight loss challenge keeps everyone motivated to stay on track through a strong support system! We work as a team while working alone to stay healthy and happy!

The Wellness Team is excited to make 2017 the healthiest year yet at Intech!