Hydrophilic Tin Coatings

Aculon’s patented hydrophilic coating treatments are capable of functionalizing tin to have increased surface energy and improved wetting characteristics. Improve the performance of virtually any product utilizing tin via Aculon’s easy-to-apply hydrophilic treatments.  Together we make your tin surface hydrophilic!

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Water Wetting Tin. Long lasting performance.

Aculon's hydrophilic tin coating technologies bond with metal at the nano-scale to create a highly hydrophilic functionalized surface. The nanoscale coating creates a hydrophilic (water-attracting) surface to attract water and allow it to easily wick across the surface of the tin. Aculon's innovative hydrophilic coating technology is extremely easy to apply through many different methods, requiring no costly capitol equipment or complex application procedures. As with all metals, tin is naturally hydrophilic, with liquid contact angles less than 90 degrees. Aculon technology routinely boasts liquid contact angles around 10 degrees.

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Does your tin product need a hydrophilic coating?

Hydrophilic surface modification technologies can be used to address a wide variety of problems. Some examples below where a hydrophilic coating will help improve the quality of your product. Reach out to us at +1-858-350-9499 or contact us here to see how we can help!

  • Functional Issue due to liquid behavior on surface
  • Water droplets/contamination impede optical performance
  • Surface is not lubricious enough
  • Wettability of a surface or powder is not ideal
  • Desire to prevent bubble formation underwater

Real World Applications

Countless electronics applications benefit from having a optimized tin surface. A broad range of technologies at our disposal means we can tackle most any electronics optics challenge.
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Numerous oil & gas applications benefit from hydrophilic functional treatments for tin.
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There are countless applications in numerous industries that can benefit from a modified tin surface. Chances are if you have an application which utilizes tin of any sort, we have looked at it before and can help.
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Aculon® hydrophilic technologies for tin can be utilized for numerous medical applications, enabling unique performance, process simplification and excellent value across a broad range of medical surfaces and applications.
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Why Hydrophilic Treatments from Aculon?

We are surface modification experts who have developed and produced hydrophilic surface chemistry technologies to modify a broad variety of surfaces, such as tin for nearly 20 years.

These treatments are all thin, easy to apply, safe, and non-toxic, with green options available. We have worked on thousands of hydrophilic applications, invested hundreds of thousand of hours solving hydrophilic surface related challenges. You are very likely reading this as you too have a challenge that can be solved by modifying your tin surface to be hydrophilic. We will work directly with you on a customized hydrophilic solution tailored to the unique needs of your product. Let us help you make your product better. Reach out to us at +1-858-350-9499 or utilize the below form to get the conversation started.

How can we help you?

Do you have a question for us, or a product that can benefit from a hydrophilic coating? Get in touch and let’s talk!

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