Hydrophobic Aramid Coatings

Aculon’s patented hydrophobic & oleophobic coating treatments are capable of functionalizing aramid to have drastically reduced surface energy making them highly hydrophobic & oleophobic. Improve the performance of virtually any product utilizing aramid via Aculon’s easy-to-apply hydrophobic & oleophobic repellency treatments.  Together we make your aramid surface hydrophobic & oleophobic!

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Water droplets beading on hydrophobic coated surface

Hydrophobic Aramid Coating. Oleophobic Aramid Treatments. Repel Oil & Water.

Aculon® has a variety of surface modification technologies capable of functionalizing aramid to be both hydrophobic & oleophobic. Aculon’s® hydrophobic & oleophobic repellency coatings and treatments are highly water & oil repellent offering numerous performance benefits. In addition these coatings are ultra thin (nanoscale), optically clear and quite durable. There are numerous performance advantages to having a repellent kevlar surface on countless applications. Want to learn more? Reach out to us at +1-858-350-9499 or contact us here to see how we can help!

Does your aramid product need a hydrophobic & oleophobic coating?

Repellent surface modification technologies can be used to address a wide variety of problems. Some examples below where a hydrophobic & oleophobic 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!

  • You're experiencing problems due to liquid behavior on the surface of your product.
  • Cleaning your surface is time consuming, expensive, or impossible.
  • Physical barrier to prevent liquid flow is not possible
  • Adhesive materials stick to surface
  • Water or oil droplets/contamination impede optical performance.
  • Exposure to water results in electronics failure.
  • Wettability of a surface or powder is not ideal

Real World Applications

Countless electronics applications benefit from having an optimized aramid surface.
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Numerous oil & gas applications benefit from repellent functional treatments for aramid.
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There are countless applications in numerous industries that can benefit from a modified aramid surface. Chances are if you have an application which utilizes aramid of any sort, we have looked at it before and can help.
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Aculon® repellent hydrophobic & oleophobic technologies for aramid 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 Hydrophobic & Oleophobic Treatments from Aculon?

We are surface modification experts who have developed and produced repellent surface chemistry technologies to modify a broad variety of surfaces, such as aramid 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 hydrophobic & oleophobic repellency applications, invested hundreds of thousand of hours solving repellent surface related challenges. You are very likely reading this as you too have a challenge that can be solved by modifying your surface to be hydrophobic or oleophobic. We will work directly with you on a customized repellency solution tailored to the unique needs of your product. Let us help you make your product better.

Want to learn more? Reach out to us at +1-858-350-9499 or contact us here to see how we can help!


How can we help you?

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

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