From Pig Fat to Polysiloxane
A Brief History of Elevated Temperature Coatings for Exposed and CUI Service
From JPCL, October 2017
By Peter Bock, Performance Polymers LLC; James C. Reynolds, Performance Polymers BV
This article chronicles the evolution of el-evated temperature coatings from lard used to season cast-iron skillets through a third-generation, 100-percent inorganic, single-component and ambient curing ver-sion that gets hard enough without heating for equipment to be painted in the afternoon and handled, strapped down and shipped without damage the next morning....