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Reliable Options for a Permanent Mold Release Coating at PFI

Your mold releases deserve the most durable, wear-resistant, and thoughtfully applied coatings, and PFI is the business to contract with to handle the job. Offering a diverse variety of both proprietary and widely used coating and plating solutions, our team offers a...

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Protective Coatings from PFI

PFI Offers a Broad Suite of Protective Coatings to Prevent Corrosion for Diverse Substrates   When considering the wide range of available protective coatings for products and components, it can be challenging to determine which is best for long-term, reliable...

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Reasons for Electroless Nickel Plating Aluminum

Learn the Reasons for Electroless Nickel Plating Aluminum from PFI When anti-corrosion processes and aluminum are discussed, it is often anodizing that comes to mind, but there are several scenarios where this common procedure is not the ideal fit for treating the...

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How to Choose the Right Alternative to Chrome Plating

How to Choose the Right Alternative to Chrome Plating Though our Erie, PA based team at PFI is highly experienced in contract chrome plating work, we are also experienced in offering alternatives when chrome plating is not the ideal or most cost-effective solution for...

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The Difference Between Electroless Plating and Anodizing

The Difference Between Electroless Plating and Anodizing The purpose of this post is to outline the differences between and benefits of Electroless Plating and anodizing, as well as to provide examples of common applications each are used for. Put simply, electroless...

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Electroless Nickel on Aluminum to Protect From Corrosion

Material selection for fabrication is a crucial process. Considering the cost of materials, the wear, the flexibility, the access… deciding on materials depends on so much more than just what is cheap and what is available. Luckily, the accessibility of plated...

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Choosing Plated Coatings for Improved Mold Performance

As one might guess, there is no “one-size-fits-all” to mold coating, and different applications or situations call for different solutions. Even the most common coatings can cause issues during molding when used incorrectly, and unfortunately, these problems aren’t...

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Anti-Corrosion Protective Coatings for Steel

Anti-Corrosion Protective Coatings for Steel

Metal, specifically steel, is pervasive in modern society. It is the building block of cities and towns. Corrosion works to reduce metal structures back to their original state of ore, making the metal weaker and more susceptible to damage—which can ultimately lead to...

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