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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Arrival of New 958G-313 Dry Lubrication Coating

Intech Services, Inc. is proud to announce the arrival of 958G-313 abrasion resistant, black, PTFE dry lubrication coatings. This product is closely related to 958G-303, which has been an industry standard for dry lubrication applications for decades.

958G-313, 0.6-0.8 mils dry film thickness (dft), provides another option for end-users and engineers who need more durability in a thin film coating. The addition of this coating to the list of quality Teflon™ finishes provides coaters and specifiers with four dry lubrication product choices to suit their performance coating needs!

958G-303 is still recommended for dry lubrication in a thin film; however, if added durability is required, we now have both thick and thin film options to choose from:

  • 958G-406 (4 mils dft) abrasion resistant, black
  • 958G-414 (4 mils max dft) extra abrasion resistant, dark green
  • 958G-313 (0.6-0.8 mils dft) abrasion resistant, black

All of these products are in stock at Intech Services with no required minimum order quantity to purchase.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Best Cleaner for Powder Coating

Since there are several ways to clean powder coated parts before the pretreatment process, it can be hard to decide what exactly is the best, most appropriate way for your individual procedure. There is no “best” way to clean, but there are several techniques to cleaning properly and efficiently. The cleaning procedure you choose often depends on:
  • Work piece base metal
  • Temperature of bath
  • Soil being removed
  • Environment
  • Contact time
  • Oil removal capabilities
It is extremely important to clean parts safely and effectively so that the pretreatment process goes smoothly. In order to determine the best course of action to take, speak with a pretreatment supplier.

Friday, April 8, 2016

The Intech Team's Wellness Challenge

The Intech Team is always looking for ways to support and motivate our employees to achieve better health and wellness. Our Wellness Team is back at it again this month, promoting healthy habits with a four-week fitness challenge. The friendly competition will last through the month of April and will result in not just one, but several winners who will receive cash money prizes!

Each participant contributed ten dollars to the pool at the beginning of the month. The challenge began on April 1st and urges Intech Services participants to sweat their way to a healthier lifestyle by fitting in at least 30 minutes of exercise into each day of the month.

Employees will keep track of their fitness on a star chart. Each star will be used to show that an employee worked out for at least 30 consecutive minutes on a specific date by walking, jogging, sprinting, lifting, or other activities. If the employee has 12 stars by the end of the month, he or she will win their money back. 16 stars will double the participant’s dollars. More than 20 stars will triple his or her return! So, what is there to lose (besides unhealthy habits)? The Intech Team is pumped for the double benefits of staying fit and winning prizes!