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Chemical & Heat Resistances of PEEK Coatings

July 6, 2022

Polyether ether ketone (aka PEEK) has a reputation of being one of the most robust thermoplastic materials in common industrial usage. From solid parts to applied coatings, PEEK finds applications in industries as diverse as health care, oil production, nuclear power, food processing, chemical manufacturing, material transport, and more. In […]

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5 Applications of PEEK Coatings that You Should Know

June 15, 2022

Some types of coatings are so familiar that even laymen recognize them and can list some of their uses. For example, PTFE (aka Teflon) has so entered popular parlance that pundits have used it to describe particularly resilient politicians. (“She’s so likable that nothing sticks to her, just like Teflon.”) […]

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What are PEEK Coatings? Uses, Process, Application

June 2, 2022

When you think of miraculous inventions that occurred in the 20th century, you probably imagine radio, television, cars, computers, the polio vaccine, and the internet. But one of the most impressive accomplishments that occurred last century was the invention of a material called polyether ether ketone, also known as PEEK. […]

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Coronavirus Update

May 5, 2021

To our valued and trusted business partners, I want to advise you that Orion Industries will remain open during the Illinois “Shelter in Place” Executive Order 2020-10 issue by Illinois Governor Pritzker as of 5:00 PM Saturday, March 21, 2020. Orion Industries qualifies to remain open under the “essential services” […]

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Orion’s Refurbishment Services: Cookware and Bakeware

August 1, 2018

Orion’s Refurbishment Services for the nonstick release surfaces of high-volume cooking and baking surfaces for commercial food processing lines provides renewed non-stick surface service life. Each type of cooking or baking device has somewhat different end use requirements. We provide a restored surface to provide long-term nonstick performance characteristics, using […]

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Gluten-Free Cookware: Orion’s Commitment to Coating Safe Cookware for All

July 30, 2018

Thanks to advances in modern medicine and nutrition, specifically allergy and food sensitivity testing, more and more people of all ages are given an opportunity to learn what foods to avoid in order to feel their best and operate at their healthiest. Many individuals are learning of gluten sensitivities that […]

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Orion’s Life-Saving Application for Bonded Coating: Emergency Auto-Injectors

July 23, 2018

Orion applies low friction, corrosion resistant bonded coatings to springs used in devices that prevent life-threatening asthma attacks and emergency anaphylaxis. This life-saving device is often stored in homes, schools, hospitals, and workplaces for long periods of time until it is needed to provide life-saving care. Our FluoroBond® family of […]

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Orion + Sandstrom = A Technical Partnership Taking the Coatings World by Storm!

June 19, 2018

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Sandstrom Coating Technologies, a very reputable cornerstone of the coatings industry since 1946! Sandstrom has been certified to meet the Quality Criteria of AS9100 Rev. D and ISO 9001:2015. Our friends at Sandstrom specialize in the development and manufacturing of Solid Film […]

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Anyone Can Stop the Line, and What that Means for Quality

June 7, 2018

At Orion Industries, we believe the smartest person in the room is the one three feet from the job. What does that mean exactly? It means that no matter your title, having your hands directly in the production of our coating makes you the expert. This simultaneously limits errors and […]

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Orion Recognized as Chemours LIA

August 29, 2017

Orion Industries has been recognized once again as a Chemours Licensed Industrial Applicator (LIA), for excellence in the application of TeflonTM coatings. This distinction provides assurance that the products identified are of the highest quality and contain only genuine TeflonTM fluoropolymers. Per Chemours: Chemours has a network of licensed applicators located throughout […]

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