Why have sol-gel coatings gained acceptance in the market?

These new coatings provided a new look for cookware, with white and light colors, high gloss and the ability to withstand higher temperatures than conventional coatings. The media attention given to the EPA’s concern about PFOA also presented a marketing opportunity for coatings that did not contain PFOA and PTFE, principally sol-gel coatings.

 
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Sol-Gel Ceramic Coatings

Why have sol-gel coatings gained acceptance in the market?

These new coatings provided a new look for cookware, with white and light colors, high gloss and the ability to withstand higher temperatures than conventional coatings. The media attention given to the EPA’s concern about PFOA also presented a marketing opportunity for coatings that did not contain PFOA and PTFE, principally sol-gel coatings.


 

 
 
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