Many industries, such as automotive, oil, gas, aerospace and firearms need to add hardness and protection or value to their products. The ideal coating is hard, durable, and also non-toxic. A new nanocomposite coating with blended metal and diamond-based components achieves all of these and has a range of performance qualities. Abrasion resistant coatings have to withstand hard use and wear and tear. The safety and reliability of a number of industries depends on their quality.
Hard coatings and paints for a range of industries
The paint industry produces coatings for a range of uses, from traffic marking paint to architectural coatings. Industrial paints and coatings are an important U.S. export, worth $2.3 billion in 2104. This figure the highest level of exports in this indust