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When to use Dicronite®
Competitive drivers, design engineers, automotive mold technicians and manufacturers use Dicronite® to reduce friction when:
the power output of an engine is being robbed by friction losses
sliding wear is limiting component lifetime
excess friction is resulting in temperatures that are too high
threaded components are galling and/or seizing
maintenance is too frequent and causes costly downtime
experiencing less than desired engine performance
excessive noise in moving parts is present
Where to use Dicronite®
Common automotive applications that use Dicronite® include but are not limited to:
camshafts and crankshafts
- automotive plastic molding
Benefits of using Dicronite® dry lubrication:
increase peak torque
increase peak horsepower
decrease operating temperature
compatible with grease and oil
compatible with fuels and fluids
can withstand extreme temperatures (-188 C to +538 C)
tight tolerances (no redesign necessary). Thickness of 0.5 microns
goes on dry – good for lubricating parts where appearance matters
no curing or baking
Dicronite® dry lubrication is highly valued by the automotive industry for its ultra-low friction, precision tolerances, and ability to withstand a wide temperature range. For 65+ years we have been the leading dry lube and coating service, assisting race teams, design engineers, and technicians squeeze every bit of performance out of their vehicle.
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Most frequent questions and answers
For components that are already lubricated by oil or grease, we recommend using Dicronite® along with the existing lubrication. This helps optimize performance and ensure maximum output.
Yes. Generally, for holes or inside diameters, there is a depth limitation of two times the diameter. However, for larger diameters it may be possible to apply to a greater depth.
The Dicronite® coating may wear over time, but the wear rate will be specific to your application. We recommend testing Dicronite® in your application to ensure the wear life is sufficient.
A previously coated part can be re-processed to produce a new Dicronite® coating.
Ensuring parts are sent in without excessive amounts of dirt, grease, grime, or residues will help you avoid additional costs for extra cleaning. However, all parts are degreased prior to coating so parts don’t have to be clean when sent in.
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