The Intech Insider is designed to help readers stay in touch with the latest information & developments in the industrial coating industry. Stay connected with the Intech Insider!

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


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!

Monday, January 16, 2017

Intech Services FUNdraises for the ECC!

Intech’s Community Service team is excited for their 2nd annual fundraiser event! On February 9th, Intech Services is partnering with Catherine Rooney’s Irish Pub, a local Wilmington Delaware family-owned restaurant, to host a guest bartending event that will raise money for Exceptional Care for Children (ECC), a “haven for healing fragile bodies when improvement is possible and a refuge for nurturing vulnerable spirits when a cure is unattainable.”

Our fundraising event will feature Intech employees behind the bar, slinging drinks and soliciting tips. The free-to-enter event will include lively music, free appetizers, a cash bar, raffle prizes, a live auction, and a 50/50 raffle. Individuals and local companies have generously donated raffle prizes and auction items, and sponsors have charitably donated funds to make this event even better than last year (which was already a great success)!

All money from raffles, tips, 50/50 sales, and the live auction will go directly to the ECC. ECC improves the lives of technology-dependent children and their families through skilled nursing, transitional, and palliative care. They are a haven for healing fragile bodies when improvement is possible, and a refuge for nurturing vulnerable spirits when a cure is unattainable. 100% of the money raised at our fundraiser goes to helping the ECC provide opportunities for “kids to be kids” regardless of individual circumstances. The ECC is the first and only pediatric, skilled nursing facility in Delaware and one of only 40 organizations in the country. Visit their website to learn more.

Last year, we raised over $8,000 for another worthy cause. This year, we hope to exceed this amount and have just as much fun while fundraising for this great cause! We hope to see you there!

To learn how you can contribute, or to get more information about the event, click here.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Matrix Coatings Corp. becomes an LIA!

Chemours and Intech Services, Inc. are proud to announce Matrix Coatings Corp. of West Palm Beach, Florida as a Licensed Industrial Applicator (LIA) of Teflon™ industrial coatings. The LIA program is an elite group of coating companies that have extensive knowledge of Teflon™ industrial coatings and experience in recommending and applying fluoropolymers in a variety of applications. LIAs meet a list of criteria and qualifications as well as quality of workmanship and are a reliable resource for recommending coating solutions and applying them to a customer’s specifications.

Since its founding in 1964, Matrix Coatings (originally named Southeastern Coatings) has been serving the Eastern US as a reliable coating company. Their goal is to use their experience to provide customers with coatings solutions and quality products in a timely manner. Matrix Coatings is committed to its role as an AS9100C/ISO 9001:2008 Registered company and is currently expanding and investing in new equipment as the need for high performance coatings rises. These coatings solve problems of corrosion, provide dry film lubrication, create non-stick surfaces, and meet MIL Spec requirements.

Larry Sloan of Matrix Coatings stated, “I have been involved in the Teflon™ coating business since 1978 and fully understand the great honor it is to be a member of the prestigious group of Chemours LIAs.” Additionally, “It validates for our customers and potential customers that they have come to the right place,” and most important is the “closer working relationship it creates between Matrix and Intech & Chemours, allowing us to be on top of new product developments…”

Congratulations, Matrix Coatings Corp.! Click here to view the full press release.