How long will DuraCoat last?

How long will DuraCoat last?

12-18 months
The shelf life of DuraCoat® is 12-18 months and DuraCoat® Hardener is 6 months, if properly sealed and stored in a cool, dark, and dry place.

Is DuraCoat as good as Cerakote?

Cured Cerakote absolutely beats cured DuraCoat in every measurable respect with regard to finish quality, abrasion resistance, and overall toughness.

Is DuraCoat permanent?

DuraCoat is permanent. With normal use, a firearm finished with DuraCoat will last several lifetimes.

How heat resistant is DuraCoat?

Dura-Coat® coverings are used in a variety of industries and applications where heat, ozone, and abrasion resistance are performance requirements. Dura-Coat® covers exhibit good heat stability up to 300° F and are available in a range of hardness from 35 to 95 Shore A.

Can you DuraCoat over bluing?

DuraCoat can be applied over just about any clean surface and I have simply degreased a rifle and coated over the old bluing, but you will get a better result if you rough the surface before coating.

Is DuraCoat heat resistant?

This high performance one-part coating is capable of withstanding temperatures up to 1500º F. At high temperatures, DuraHeat™ 2.0 becomes harder and more abrasion resistant. Parts will cure at room temperature for use in 24 hours.

What is the most durable firearm coating?

Black Oxide (Bluing) The black oxide finishing treatment is a high-quality, corrosion-resistant finish that won’t chip, peel or change the physical dimension of a firearm piece.

What is DuraCoat made of?

POLYESTER. Polyester coating systems provide a hard but flexible finish suitable for a wide range of interior and exterior applications.

How permanent is Cerakote?

Customers can have their guns shipped to one of Cerakote’s many licensed dealers to have the work done. Cerakote requires many hours of prep, spray, and cure time before the firearm can be used. It is a permanent application that cannot be reversed so easily but will endure a long time.

What is self lubricating DuraCoat?

DuraCoat is a hard polymer that’s self-lubricating to certain extent; extremely hard, oil, solvent, and wear resistant. It resists 100 inch pounds of direct impact and 80 inch pounds of reverse impact. Its pencil hardness runs H to 2H.

What is DuraBake?

DuraBake™ Oven-Cured Enamel.