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For more information about Carbinite Metal Coatings, please contact us at your convenience. Business hours Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm EST.
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463 Brownsdale Road
Unit 1
Renfrew, PA 16053

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Get a Grip with
Metal Coatings

Carbinite is a tungsten-carbide alloy that can be applied to most metals using a process called electrofusion, yielding a true metallurgical bond. This high bond strength far surpasses any spray-on coating currently available.

Carbinite increases both the surface friction and the surface hardness of the material, up to a surface hardness of 72Rc. This is beneficial in applications where slip or wear are an issue.

In applications needing an increase in the coefficient of friction, Carbinite's textured coating can be applied from 36 to 280 grit Emery equivalence.

Where a smooth or sliding surface is required, Carbinite's wear coating can be applied as smooth as Ra 2.5 µm or Ra 98.43 µin.

carbinite is committed to excellence in customer service

√ Our maximum in-house processing time for orders under 100 square inches is 3 business days.
√ Over the past year, average processing time for these orders has been 1 business day.
√ Orders over 100 square inches are routinely processed in 3 business days, but can take up to 7 business days.
√ We can accommodate rush orders.
√ Carbinite can be applied in-house as well as on-site for applications where shipping is not feasible. 

carbinite technical information

Carbinite’s Smooth (W) and Textured coatings are available in five standard Emery equivalences, and can be customized to meet your coating needs. Carbinite is guaranteed to not chip, peel, or flake. Carbinite can be reapplied without additional build-up to maintain your tolerances.
carbinite emery equivalence sample

To request a free sample of the five standard Carbinite Emery equivalence grades, please complete our SAMPLE REQUEST FORM.

workholding applications

Applying Carbinite to vise jaws, collets, and other fixture applications helps eliminate slippage, allowing you to grip even the most tricky parts. With the added holding power of Carbinite-coated workholding, feed rates can be increased and cycle times reduced. A few of the numerous examples of Carbinite-coated workholding fixtures are pictured below.
medical fixtures with carbinite

Medical Fixturing

internal and external collets with carbinite

Internal and External Collets

lathe jaws with carbinite

Lathe Jaws

small tubing die with carbinite

Small Tubing Die

primary metals applications

Carbinite’s textured carbide on expanding mandrels, spools, and pay-off reels helps reduce slippage. This reduces processing time due to the ability to pull tension sooner. Numerous additional applications are possible in the Primary Metals industries.
Carbinite’s current Steel and Aluminum applications include, but are not limited to:

√ Bridle Rolls
√ Expanding Mandrels
√ Gripper Wedges
√ Pay-Off Reels
√ Spools
√ Table Rolls
√ Tempery Rolls
√ Trimmers, Shears, Knives

applying carbinite to feed rolls

safety applications

Carbinite has multiple safety applications in industrial and manufacturing facilities, public venues, and retail shops.
Carbinite’s Non-Slip Safety Flooring can be applied on-site to your existing aluminum or steel flooring. Additionally, Non-Slip Flooring can be supplied in sheet steel customized to meet your specific needs.
carbinite non slip flooring
fork lift needing carbinite
Applying Carbinite to Fork Lift Forks eliminates slippage of pallets, especially plastic pallets. This helps make your workplace safer for your employees and your materials. Can be applied in-house or on-site.
Carbinite’s Non-Slip Stair Treads add grip to increase safety on metal-edged stairs. Carbinite is a much better long-term solution than adhesive strips or grit paint for industrial facilities, stadiums, and amusement parks.
carbinite non slip stair tread

automotive applications

Carbinite’s Textured Carbide enhances traction on Chassis Dynos, and reduces Supercharger Pulley slippage.

Carbinite’s Chassis Dyno Traction Enhancement improves traction, increasing the precision of your readings. On-site application reduces your downtime.

Coating your Supercharger Pulley with Carbinite reduces belt slip, increases boost, increases HP and torque, and eliminates the need for cogged conversion. Your existing pulley can be shipped to us for coating, or you can have a new pulley drop-shipped to us. Marine Pulleys (shown) can be Carbinite coated as well.
carbinite on marine supercharger pulley

land speed racing

Carbinite Land Speed Racing is a five-year project with the end goal of being the fastest wheel-driven car on the planet at 500mph.

To Learn. To Serve. To Inspire.

The Carbinite LSR project is sponsored primarily by Carbinite Metal Coatings. Part of the project includes giving back to our community by presenting at local high schools, vo-tech schools, and colleges. Our vision is to inspire students to pursue careers in the STEM or Manufacturing fields.

carbiliner 496 carbinite land speed racing

For more information on Carbinite LSR, visit our website and social media sites.

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