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thermoplastic coatings

The wire thermoplastic solution.


The wire​ thermoplastic​ solution.

ENCASE™ is The Protech Group’s line of thermoplastic powder coatings designed specifically for the finishing of wire goods and other corrosion prone products. ENCASE™ provides outstanding impact resistance, excellent flexibility, and powerful chemical resistance. When properly applied, Encase™ thermoplastic powder coatings meet the standards of the U.S. code of federal regulations 21CFR175.300, resinous and polymeric coatings, as well as FDA standards for direct food contact. ENCASE™ is the ideal coating solution for refrigerator and dishwasher racks as well as a wide range of household products.

How does it work?

ENCASE ™ is formulated with a polyethylene-base. It has a unique finish for wiring that can be applied by fluidized bed or electrostatic spray.

  • Outstanding impact and chemical resistance.
  • Excellent flexibility.
  • Meets FDA standards for direct food contact.
  • No primer or curing required provides major energy savings.
  • Available in a wide range of colors and textures.
  • Ideal coating solution for a wide range of applications.
  • Environmentally friendly.

Specific GravityASTM D7920.943 g/cm3
HardnessASTM D224055
Vicat Softening PointASTM D1525208°F (97°C)
QUVASTM G53Not UV stable
Taber AbrasionASTM D406029 mg loss, CS 17 wheel
Salt Fog (1,000 hours inscribed)ASTM B117No Blistering
Melt IndexASTM D123830
Gloss RetentionASTM B5232.7% Loss
Freeze / ThawUPC FT-1No effects, 10 Cycles


Consumer Goods & Appliances

  • Wire Racking & Goods