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The right coating for your project

What characteristics do you expect from a coating? In what environment will it be used ? And what is the best method for applying the protective layer? At Kersten coating technology we will help you select the appropriate coatings and processes for your project.

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Frequently asked questions

Kersten applies plastic coatings using thermal processes. The main coatings are:

  • Rilsan®, biobased Nylon 11
  • Resicoat®, epoxy
  • Halar®, Fluoropolymer ECTFE
  • Xylan®, Fluoropolymers, PTFE, FEP and PFA
  • Other Fluoropolymers including ETFE
  • Abcite®, thermoplastic
On daily base we help our customers with adequate solutions or new developments regarding plastic coatings and the way we can apply them best.

With a great diversity in coatings solutions can be offed in the areas of:

  • Corrosion protection
  • Hygiene
  • Non-stick solutions
  • UV resistance
  • Elastic coatings
  • Conductive or insulating coatings
  • Kiwa and food safety certified coatings
  • Wear resistant coatings
  • Chemical resistance

Some examples of markets that use our plastic coatings are:

  • Drinking water market
  • Waste, sewage, and cooling water treatment
  • Ship-building
  • Printing
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Food industry
  • Galvanic and semiconductor industry
  • Process and chemical industry
  • Automotive industry

The plastic coatings are applied in our production in Brummen (NL) or in Kahla (D) using thermal processes. The parts to be coated are heated in indirectly fired ovens, after which the coatings are applied. The coating techniques we mainly apply are:

  • Fluidized bed coating
  • Electrostatic powder spraying
  • Rotomoulding

Depending on the type of coating and the number of parts to be coated, the delivery time is between 1 or 2 working weeks. Please contact our team if you want to make special arrangements. We always want to think along with our customer.

Kersten has applied plastic coatings to metals since 1967. Initially from Eerbeek, but a few years later Kersten moved to Brummen. In 1995 a second location was started up in the East of Germany, Kahla in Thüringen.