Paint and E-coat resistant coatings Paint and E-coat resistant coatings rfulky (Mechanical) (OP) 16 Apr 04 17:22 Is there a coating that can be used on studs to keep paint and e-coat off the threads without using a stud protector? RE: Paint and E-coat resistant coatings CoryPad (Materials) 17 Apr 04 21:19 Fluorocarbon masking is used routinely for this purpose. Try Nylok:http://www.nylok.com Regards,CoryPlease see FAQ731-376 for tips on how to make the best use of Eng-Tips Fora. RE: Paint and E-coat resistant coatings Chr1s (Automotive) 25 Jul 04 13:57 Teflon - We use it on weld studs in the body shop prior to E-coat and paint. Sometimes it also pays to add a nut with paint cutter threads.