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Discover the expertise of Elinor Coatings, LLC, safeguarding your product or process from corrosion with efficient solutions, allowing you to save valuable time and resources. Trust us to protect your success and propel your business forward.


At Elinor Coatings, LLC, we proudly support the Department of Defense (DoD) by executing contracts dedicated to the development and creation of specialized coatings. With a deep understanding of the unique requirements and rigorous standards of the defense industry, we work closely with the DoD to deliver coatings that meet their exacting specifications.

Our team of experts collaborates closely with defense agencies to identify their specific needs and challenges. Leveraging our extensive research capabilities, advanced laboratory facilities, and technical expertise, we develop cutting-edge coatings tailored to enhance performance  in critical defense applications.

From corrosion-resistant coatings for military equipment and vehicles to specialized coatings for aerospace components, our solutions are designed to withstand the harshest environments and ensure the reliability and longevity of vital defense systems. We are committed to delivering coatings that not only meet the stringent requirements of the DoD but also exceed expectations in terms of quality, efficiency, and environmental sustainability.

Partner with Elinor Coatings, LLC, and benefit from our unwavering dedication to serving the needs of the Department of Defense. With our proven track record of successful contracts and expertise in defense coatings, we are ready to contribute to the mission-critical initiatives of the DoD, safeguarding the strength and security of our armed forces.


DoD US Air Force Research Laboratory
Corrosion/Coatings Development

DoD US Army Research Laboratory

Corrosion/Intelligent Coatings Development

DoD US Navy - NSRP

Coatings Development


Elinor Coatings, LLC is your premier destination for galvanic corrosion research services and specialty coating solutions. Whether it's a single customer project or a long-term contract with the Department of Defense, we have the expertise to deliver exceptional results.

With a focus on designing and developing cutting-edge anti-corrosion and surface protection compounds, we are dedicated to creating safer, more environmentally friendly, and highly durable alternatives to conventional products in the market. Our team is capable of tackling a wide range of corrosion issues, including multi-metal corrosion, galvanic corrosion, and various forms of rust or degradation.


With three cutting-edge laboratories located in Fargo, North Dakota, Elinor Coatings harnesses advanced technology and state-of-the-art equipment to drive groundbreaking research in the field of corrosion and materials science.

Our laboratories are equipped with advanced tools and instruments, enabling us to conduct comprehensive research across various critical domains. From advanced surface analysis techniques to innovative test methods, we have the capabilities to explore and understand complex corrosion mechanisms, develop new materials, and optimize protective coatings.


At Elinor Coatings, LLC, we specialize in optimizing existing coatings and finding innovative solutions when faced with challenges such as new regulations or discontinued production of select coatings. Our experienced team is equipped with the expertise and technical know-how to assess your specific requirements and develop tailored strategies to address them.

If you have an existing coating that needs optimization, we employ extensive research to enhance its performance, durability, and compliance with the latest regulations. We analyze the formulation, application methods, and environmental impact to identify areas for improvement and develop customized solutions that meet your unique needs.

Whether it's optimizing an existing coating or finding a new solution, we are committed to delivering superior results. Our aim is to provide you with coatings that are not only effective and compliant but also environmentally friendly and sustainable. Partner with Elinor Coatings, LLC, and let us be your trusted ally in navigating coating challenges and ensuring the long-term success of your projects.

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At Elinor Coatings, LLC, we are experts in galvanic corrosion and surface protection. If corrosion is causing problems for your product or process, receive answers quickly and save valuable time and money with a quote conveniently tailored to your situation.

The goal of our consultations is to gather necessary information in order to adequately assess corrosion factors and develop a solution. Each customer will receive thorough and detailed information in order to make next-step decisions.


Costs for initial consulting services are an hourly rate, including travel expenses. Secondary, follow-up visits, or extra services are available for an additional fee. 

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Information Collection

Elinor Coatings performs a one-day on-site visit to research and collect all the information needed to conduct a thorough analysis of the conditions related to the issue. Consultant visits include investigation of the affected manufacturing plant, shop, shipyard, or other field sites where corrosion issues require attention.


Information Analysis

All data gathered undergoes extensive analysis by the Elinor Coatings team. The causes of the corrosion issue are analyzed and a report outlining possible solutions to the problem is developed.


Detailed Reporting

Elinor Coatings provides the customer with a detailed report of the found issues. Within the report, various options and recommendations are included for mitigating or resolving the underlying issues.


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