Can anti seize and anti slip compound be used to improve factory productivity and thereby improve a company’s bottom line? As with so many other productive ideas, the short answer is “maybe.” Since this kind of contact takes place throughout all phases of the manufacturing process, which includes both assembly and production processes, and even disassembly and equipment operation, the potential for issues is rather long. However, the possible benefits are real, and warrant further investigation by any company looking to save money in the long run.
anti seize compound can have numerous benefits to a company, but only if they are applied at the right place and during the right time. If the wrong anti-seizure agent is used, or if the wrong material is used in conjunction with the anti-seizure compound, the benefits to a company are lost, as the effects that the anti-seizure compound is designed to prevent do not take place. By using the correct anti-seizure compound and the appropriate place on the assembly or production floor, benefits to a company may still exist.
Specific examples of anti seize compounds include magnesium silicate, magnetite, and boron oxide, which may be combined with various non-metallic materials, such as glass or fiberglass, in order to prevent friction between various components when working on a heavy metal surface, such as a metal crankcase. One good example of anti-seizure compound that has been in use for decades is galling or the wearing away or removal of galling material from a bolt.