Monday, November 24, 2008

New Gun Kote Option for MKE Bike Build!

We are going to be offering "Gun Kote" as soon as we can nail down the color palette from our coater. We've had had some sample frames done and they look great! The specs on Gun Kote are very impressive as well...

Gun Kote Tech-
The 2400 Series is a hard, abrasion resistant coating which meets or exceeds the military specifications for protective coatings. With a pencil hardness of greater then 9H The 2400 Series will also provide a 180-degree bend to provide excellent impact resistance, lubricity (meets military dry firing specifications), heat dissipation, corrosion protection and will not attract dirt or dust. The 2400 Series of coatings can be sprayed and formulated for dip-spin application and to meet specific customers’ needs.

The 2400 Series meets or exceeds the most recent military and aerospace specifications. Marketed under the trademarked name Gun Kote it is an outstanding general-purpose coating for use in the sporting goods, construction, and general light to heavy industrial equipment.

Technical General:
Outstanding corrosion protection up to 1000 salt spray tests at 5% salt. Tests performed for Armscor by the South African Navel Logistics Dept. showed Gun Kote withstanding an equivalent of a 7-year exposure. (Tests were performed on Aluminum in a salt spray chamber with 50/50 on/off time at 35 degrees C.)

Meets or exceeds Military requirements to "Resistant to Chemicals" such as, Aviation Gasoline, Grade 115/145, Jet Fuel, JP-4, Lubrication Oil, Hydraulic Fluid, Non-petroleum, Remover Paint, Epoxy Systemlene, Nitric Acid, Hydrochloric Acid, Hydrogen Peroxide, Ammonia Hydroxide, Sodium Hydroxide NaOH, Sulfuric Acid H2SO4 3%, Sodium Bisulphide, NaHS 3% and Alkaline Cleaner, Highly Chelated (ANN-RO #101).

...look for the option very soon in our frame builder!

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