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November 30, 2021

Crest Coating Approved to Offer Axalta Architectural Powder Coatings

Crest Coating is excited to announce we have been certified by Axalta to offer Alesta Architectural powder coatings to our customers. We believe these high-quality powder coatings are an excellent addition to our current industrial powder coating offerings that will benefit our customers for years to come. 

Below, we will provide some background on this new […]

October 15, 2021

Benefits of High-Temperature Ceramic Coatings

High-temperature ceramic coating is also known as header, exhaust, and high-heat coating. It can typically withstand temperatures as high as 1200 degrees Fahrenheit, and some variations can even withstand temperatures higher than 1600 degrees Fahrenheit. High-treatment ceramic coating, such as the products we use here at Crest Coating, offer an excellent solution for preventing […]

October 12, 2021

What are the alternatives to Halar ECTFE coating?

Halar coating has been unavailable for most of 2021, so Crest Coating has alternatives ready to go!

FAQ:  I can’t find Halar coating anywhere, what can I do?

I can’t count the number of times I’ve received calls asking about Halar ECTFE availability over the past year. With the global supply chain in turmoil, it seems […]

September 16, 2021

Mold Release Coating Saves Time And Money

The Benefits Of Using Mold Release Coatings

Mold release coatings are a game-changer for industries that use molds in their manufacturing process. A high-quality mold release coating saves time and money that would otherwise be spent on temporary release agents. Furthermore, these coatings provide the mold with a low-friction, high-release surface that extends the life of […]

July 21, 2021

Understanding Medical Grade Coatings

Why Medical Grade Coatings Save Lives

When patient outcomes and staff safety are on the line, the application and quality of medical grade coatings save lives. From a hospital environment, to a medical device factory, to a medical device implanted in a patient, people depend on these coatings to protect them.

Medical grade coatings have a wide […]

November 22, 2021

Microchip Manufacturers Rely on High-Purity Coating

As microchip sizes shrink, the threat that microscopic contaminants have on their performance increases. That’s where high-purity coating comes in. Cleanliness is everything in the semiconductor industry as contaminants are measured in micrometers. A contaminant can be anything from a particle of dust to moisture in the air. 

With Semiconductors, Small Contaminants Matter

High-purity coating technology around […]

May 20, 2021

How To Pick The Right Cookware Coating

Whether you are in a home kitchen, or working in a commercial-scale bakery, the right cookware coating can make all the difference. When manufacturing culinary equipment, the release, durability, and heat resistance of a coating will have a huge impact on the performance of your bakeware and cookware. 

Picking the right coating to use can be […]

May 6, 2021

Architectural and AAMA Rated Powder Coatings

Not All Powder Coats Are Created Equal

High-quality powder coating is essential to improving the functionality, appearance, and lifespan of architectural structures like doors, windows, railings, and other essentials. Not all powder coats are created equal, so it is easy to understand why the coating used on your home patio furniture is not the same coating […]

March 23, 2021

Mil-Spec: Military Specification Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings

Chemical Agent Resistant Coatings, also known as CARCs, play an integral role in our nation’s defense due to their unique properties. These coatings protect equipment and personnel from radioactive, biological, and chemical threats. At Crest Coating, we are proud of our status as a Mil-spec Approved Applicator through the TIGER Drylac 5 Star Applicator program. 

What […]

March 22, 2021

Why ISO Certification Matters

When it comes to professional coatings, there is little to no margin for error.  A slight variation in coating thickness of one-thousandth of an inch (.001”) could lead to the whole project needing to be stripped down and coated again or, in the worst case, scrapped. That’s why ISO certification matters so much.

Because when it […]