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Need Oil-Resistant Spray Paint

Need Oil-Resistant Spray Paint

Need Oil-Resistant Spray Paint

Hello All,

I'm looking for a white oil-resistant spray paint.  I need to paint some fine chain which will then be in constant submersion under mineral oil.  My understanding is that traditional paints, both water and oil based, will come apart, though I have yet to do extensive testing.

The only other option I can think of is powder coat, but Iam afraid that my chain is so fine (1.5mm) that the coating will fill all of the gaps.

Thank you for your help.

RE: Need Oil-Resistant Spray Paint

If the chain is constantly under oil why paint it at all?


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RE: Need Oil-Resistant Spray Paint

Thanks for the response.  It is a cosmetic issue actually.

RE: Need Oil-Resistant Spray Paint

In lieu of using a paint I would look at using a conformal coating for your application.  There are numerous systems that would be oil resistant.
I would get all my conditions down and talk with with someone like Dymax for a specific recommendation.


RE: Need Oil-Resistant Spray Paint

Great, that is very helpful, thank you.

I spoke with krylon about the engine paint, they did not sound helpful.  It's not tested for submersion.  I'm going to run a powder coating test to see what happens.

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