Traction & Grip Coatings

surface traction coatings

Metallic Bonds sprayed textures replace blasting, threading and knurling with long lasting functional surfaces. With a wide variety of materials and textures available, traction and grip coatings can be tailored to meet customer specifications with surface finishes ranging from Ra 115 to Ra 800.

Traction and grip coatings are widely utilized for rollers, drums and gripper pulleys, eliminating slippage and wrinkles while improving tension control, web tracking and overall performance. Other parts include collets, part holders and tooling fixtures where components must be held in place.

Our coatings do not cause part distortion, warping, cracking or a metallurgical change to the base metal. The target area is easily isolated by masking. Application processes typically include Arc Spray, Flame Spray or Metallizing.

We look forward to assisting you with your surface technology needs.

Contact us for further information.

Typical Delivery / Turnaround Time is 3 to 5 working days.

24 hour service is available when significant downtime cannot be tolerated.

Product Description

  • Sprayed textured coatings providing improved traction and wear resistant properties

Delivery / Turnaround Time

  • Typically 3 – 5 working days
  • 24 hour Service Available

Standards Met

  • Customer Specifications


  • Carbon steels
  • Stainless steels
  • Carbides
  • Nickel based alloys
  • Aluminum


White Metals

  • Aluminum
  • Titanium

Red Metals

  • Bronze
  • Brass
  • Copper

Grey Steels

  • Low carbon steel
  • Medium carbon steel
  • High carbon steel
  • Heat treated steels
  • Stainless steels (200,300,400 series)
  • Tool steels (D2, M2,H13)


  • Cast iron
  • Cast steels
  • Ductile iron


Super Alloys

  • Nickel Based Super Alloys
  • Cobalt Based Steels


  • Tubing
  • Various Welds & Treatments – call for details

Industry for Use

  • Power Plants
  • Mining
  • Fracking
  • Heavy Equipment Manufacturing
  • Pulverizing
  • Conveying
  • Repair & Rebuilders
  • Metal Working Manufacturing
  • Gear Manufacturing
  • Pump Manufacturing
  • Rotary Airlock Feeders
  • Wire Drawing
  • Automotive
  • Textile industry
  • Aluminum mills
  • Steel manufacturing
  • Grain processing
  • Plastics Industry
  • Transportation
  • Paper Industry
  • Printing Industry
  • Forging
  • Extrusion
  • Construction Building Supplies & Tools
  • Fabrication
  • Tube, Pipe and Conduit Man
  • Tool & Die, Mold Shops


Metallic Bonds, Ltd.

For more than 30 years, Metallic Bonds, Ltd. has been a leader in quality Thermal Spray Coating Services, Brush Plating, and Machine Component Repair.

Toll Free: 1-800-236-3307
Phone: 608-365-9299

1929 Royce Ave
Beloit, Wisconsin 53511
United States


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