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How to Purchase Dicronite®

If you have received an order or RFQ for a part that requires the application of Dicronite® DL-5®, tungsten disulfide, or WS2 coating, you may be wondering, “How do I buy Dicronite®?” or “Can I apply Dicronite® or WS2 myself?” When searching for a tungsten disulfide (WS2) coating, it’s important to know application of the …

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Quality Certifications ISO9001 and AS9100 and Why They are Important

Quality Certifications ISO9001 and AS9100 and Why They are Important Within the industry of dry lubricant coatings, suppliers maintain a variety of distinctive certifications. ISO9001 and AS9100 are two frequently obtained certifications earned by organizations that meet specific quality requirements. ISO9001 was developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Companies that wish to certify …

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How a Tungsten Disulfide Coating Eliminates Thread Galling in Fasteners

How a Tungsten Disulfide Coating Eliminates Thread Galling in Fasteners   Galling is a common form of wear that can occur when threaded fasteners are installed or removed. With enough force and friction between threads, mating surfaces will begin to wear or gall.  As the threads rub together, particles are broken off from the mating …

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Gears that are coated in Dicronite to avoid galling.

Properties of Dicronite® DL-5® Dry Film Lubrication

  Properties of Dicronite® DL-5® Dry Film Lubrication Once engineers learn that Dicronite® dry film lubrication may very well solve their lubrication challenges, the conversation often turns to the solid lubricant’s properties.  Dicronite® DL-5® is a modified tungsten disulfide powder (also spelled “tungsten disulphide”).  Tungsten disulfide can be mined naturally as tungstenite, or it can …

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What is Military Specification DOD-L-85645?

What is Military Specification DOD-L-85645? This specification was approved for use by all departments and agencies of the Department of Defense regarding the use of tungsten disulfide as a dry thin film lubricant. It established the requirements for two types of WS2 dry thin film lubricants; Dicronite® DL-5® fell under DoD-L-85645 type 1. How does …

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Recent Dicronite Certifications

We’re proud to announce the recent license certifications attained by our licensees. Dicronite® licensees are always striving to maintain the highest levels of certification in order to provide the best service to their customers. October 2020: Dicronite® El Paso receives its AS9100 Quality Certification Dicronite® Northeast renews their AS9100 and ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certifications Dicronite® …

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