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Ceramic Coating on Seal Surface of Drive Shaft for Food Processing Machinery


Premature wear on seal surface causing leaking, potential food contamination and equipment downtime.


Apply a wear resistant ceramic coating to seal area for longer life, reliable operation, and less equipment downtime.

Ceramic Coating on Seal Surface of Drive Shaft for Food Preparation Machinery- Project Highlights


More than 500% increase in product life cycle

Value Statement:

The shaft now lasts several years with no leaks because of the ceramic coating in the seal area. Precision Coatings provides reliable one-stop shop service of coating and grinding to meet demanding lead-times.

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Product Description Ceramic Coated Seal Surface of Drive Shaft for the Beverage Dispensing Industry
Capabilities /Processes/Services
  • Design Engineering Assistance
  • Ceramic Coating
  • Plasma Spray
  • Cylindrical Grinding
  • Centerless Grinding
  • Lapping
Coating Solution Benefits (Coating Properties)
  • Excellent Hardness
  • Abrasion Resistance, Wear Resistance
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Low Friction
Overall Part Dimensions
  • O.A.L.: 6.00”
  • O.D.: Ø.625”
  • Coating Length: 1.100”
  • Coating Thickness: .008”-.010”
  • +/- .0005” on final diameter
  • within .001” concentricity
  • 6-12 microinch Ra final surface finish
Hardness 60-65 Rc
Temperature Rating 3,000°F
Material Used
  • Aluminum Oxide Ceramic Coating
  • Shaft Substrate made from 300 series Stainless Steel
Max Material Finish 6-12 microinch Ra final surface finish
Coating Color White
Estimated Part Weight .3lbs
Industry for Use Food Processing & Beverage Dispensing
Quantity 1,000- 3,000 piece lot sizes, approx. 20,000 per year
Delivery Time Varies—1-4 weeks
Standards Met Customer Supplied Specifications
Meets National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) Requirements

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