Suppressor finishes question

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Suppressor finishes question

Post by van37725 » Sun Jun 15, 2014 9:35 pm

I've asked this question before in another forum, but I'll ask it here also. Besides anodizing, parkerizing, and ceracoat what finishes are being used for suppressor internals and exteriors that you know of? And is anyone using an "ion bond" finish? Thanks in advance.
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Re: Suppressor finishes question

Post by gunny50 » Sun Jun 15, 2014 11:21 pm

van37725 wrote:I've asked this question before in another forum, but I'll ask it here also. Besides anodizing, parkerizing, and ceracoat what finishes are being used for suppressor internals and exteriors that you know of? And is anyone using an "ion bond" finish? Thanks in advance.
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QPQ on stainless and other steel parts, also Plasma coating on hardened parts.
Other options are available but SO MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE.

PVD-Physical vapor deposition
CVD- Chemical vapor deposition
ALCVD – Atomic layer chemical vapor deposition

Did PVD in hot colors on slides and small parts nice to see easy to clean, golden, purple, silver, Ti color , Aubergine, etc. Not cheap but will last for ever on gun parts.
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Below data sheet in language you all can read, so googled a bit to get something other than Dutch.
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updated with more info.
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Re: Suppressor finishes question

Post by Shift1 » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:49 pm

Think you pretty much have them covered....do not know of ion bond
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Re: Suppressor finishes question

Post by gunny50 » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:57 am

Shift1 wrote:Think you pretty much have them covered....do not know of ion bond

Shift quick google turned up with this over on XD talk
PVD coatings from IonBond by Springer Precision. ( in USA so easy to work with I would guess)

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Re: Suppressor finishes question

Post by proneshooternz » Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:19 pm

Interesting question and one that is on my mind right now for when I finish my suppressor for my new 7mm08.

One option I am thinking of is a product called Plastidip.

It is a spray-on rubbery/plastic type coating that can be peeled off at a later date.

I was thinking of a rubbery finish as this is for a hunting rig and in New Zealand we are often pushing through thick bush and I thought the rubber coating would be good to keep noise down...plus it will match the hogue overmould stock on the Howa.

I will use the camo green colour for mine to go with the stock but it comes in a full range of colours

http://www.plastidip.com/

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Re: Suppressor finishes question

Post by wp6529 » Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:04 am

From the Plasti-Dip site: "temperatures from -30°F to 200°F."

I'm not a supressor expert, but I'm pretty sure temps will get well over 200F in short order, so Plasti-Dip is probably not suitable.

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Re: Suppressor finishes question

Post by joe0121 » Mon Jun 30, 2014 11:07 am

How much money do you want to spend? I am just curious why the options you listed aren't suitable.

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