High Temp Ceramic Coating Information & Pricing
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What is high temperature ceramic coating?
High temperature ceramic coating is often referred to as an exhaust coating, header coating or high heat coating. High temperature coatings are designed to prevent corrosion of exhaust systems and engine components. Corrosion is the breaking down of essential properties due to exposure to moisture in the air. The high temperature coating product can withstand temperatures in excess of 1200 degrees and some coatings can withstand temperatures higher that 1600 degrees. The high temperature coating process can also increase the durability and provide thermal insulation to the exhaust system. This durable ceramic coating runs between 2 and 4 mils thick and provides a hard finish which is resistant to rust and chipping. This coating process has an excellent adhesion and is abrasion resistant.
Where to use high temperature ceramic coating?
High temperature ceramic coatings are recommended for use on parts that are exposed to extremely high temperatures. Ceramic coating can be applied over chrome, aluminum, carbon steel, stainless steel or cast iron. It is ideal for parts exposed to extreme temperatures (2,000°F) such as exhaust pipes, headers, manifolds, turbo housings, intakes and brackets.
Why use the high temperature ceramic coating process?
Using the high temperature ceramic coating process there will be a noticeable increase in engine performance. Piston tops coated with high temperature ceramic coating provides a layer of thermal protection to the piston tops. This highly polished coating greatly increases part longevity as it reduces heat and detonation. The coating also helps to extend the service life of components by reducing thermal fatigue and fighting corrosion. This coating process also has the added benefit that the parts cool off quicker which can make for easier adjustments.
What are the advantages of using high temperature ceramic coating?
- Best corrosion protection of any exhaust system coating
- Tested to over 900ºF base metal temperature and 1200ºF exhaust gas temperature
- Can be applied to any part that can withstand 500º cure temperature
- Provides lifetime protection against rust
- Reduces under-hood temperature by 30 degrees or more – less heat absorbed by nearby parts and surface – helping to preserve engine electronics
- A higher density fuel/air charge and more horsepower (horsepower gains have been reported of over 3%)
High temperature ceramic coatings are available in a variety of colors from black velvet to stoplight red. The choice of finishes is from semi-gloss to high gloss. There is also a line of finishes in satin metallic.
How much does High Temperature Coating Cost?
The price for high temperature coating varies between projects and is determined by the type and size of the project. Click Here to download a pdf of our Ceramic Coating Prices. Contact Competitive Edge Coatings of CT to get a price for your High Temp Ceramic Coating project.
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