Diesel Coatings Price Sheet

Prices assume disassembled, clean “standard” parts in good condition. Used parts can be coated, but a cleaning or stripping charge may apply.
Do not send assembled or dirty parts.

Swain Tech Coatings Order Sheet (Word doc)
Swain Tech Coatings Order Sheet (pdf)


Diesel Engine Components

Bearings PPM Low Friction $12.75 pair
6 Cylinder Exhaust Manifold White Lightning (TBC-EX) $300 approx.
Combustion Chambers TBC 6 Cyl. $500 approx.

Large Truck Pistons 4.5” and Over, Cummins, Caterpillar, Detroit, Mack or Others

TBC on Dome and PM on Skirt $60.00 each
Gold Coat on Dome and PM on Skirt $70.00 each
Gold Coat on Dome and PC-9 on Skirt $78.00 each
2 Part Piston TBC and PM $70.00 each
TBC Only (2 or 1 Piece Pistons) $48.00 each
Gold Coat Only (2 or 1 Piece Pistons) $58.25 each
Skirt Only PM (2 or 1 Piece Piston) $28.00 each
Skirt Only PC-9 (2 or 1 Piece Piston) $34.00 each

Light Truck/Automotive Diesel Pistons

TBC on Dome and PC-9 on Skirt $40.00 each
Gold Coat on Dome and PC-9 on Skirt $52.50 each
TBC Dome Only $26.50 each
Gold Coat Dome Only $54.50 each
PM Skirt Only $25.00 each
PC-9 Skirt Only $30.00 each

Miscellaneous Diesel Parts

Bearings PPM Low Friction $12.75 pair
6 Cylinder Exhaust Manifold TBC-EX $300 approx.
Combustion Chambers TBC 6 Cyl. $500 approx.

Glossary of Power Coatings

TBC™ – Ceramic Thermal Barrier Coating for internal engine use.  About .002” thick.

Gold Coat™ – This Ceramic Thermal Barrier designed specifically for pistons in extreme environments such as nitrous, turbo,  and superchargers.  About .003” thick. 

White Lightning (TBC-EX) – A ceramic thermal barrier primarily used on the outside of exhaust parts. Applied approximately .015” thick.

PC-9™ – Extremely durable lubricating coating for piston skirts, gears and other parts.  About .0008” thick when applied to piston skirts.  Can be used to tighten clearance by adding up to .004” on some piston skirts.

Poly Moly™ – Lubricating coating for low rpm motors such as diesel piston skirts.  About .0008” thick when applied to skirts.

Peko Poly Moly™ (PPM) – High  load, thin, low friction coating.

BBE™ – Heat radiating coating to dissipate heat.

Flow Coat™ Non-wetable, low friction coating.