CTS Research Center
Coatings in Paper Manufacturing
Paper tube mandrels are subjected to the abrasion of miles and miles of paper every day. The type of paper used is normally...
Dielectric + Conductive – Coating for Conductivity
For components used as the base for automotive alternators, one application places an aluminum oxide coating on the component, followed...
Fighting Corrosion Caused by Fresh or Salt Water
Prevention of atmospheric corrosion, including rust caused by weathering or immersion in fresh or salt water, can be addressed by...
Gas Turbine Thermal Barrier Coating in Combustion Liners
In a typical industrial gas turbine used to provide electric power as peaking units, and sometimes even as baseload units, the actual...
High Temperature Lubricants
CTS has developed and applies a variety of dry film lubricant materials, such as moly disulfide and graphite bearing materials.
High Temperature Slurry Coatings
CTS applies high temperature water or solvent based slurry coatings to a wide variety of engine components within the power generation...
HVOF – The Stronger, More Versatile Chrome Replacement
For decades, chrome plating has been among the most widely used protective coatings across many industries and applications.
Improving Service Life of Magnetic Materials
Flexible magnets are made of metal powder in a slurry of flexible material. This mixture is extremely abrasive and tears up...
Onsite Coating Capabilities
Sometimes components are too big to move. Sometimes operational delays are simply not an option.