About the Company

Sandstrom is a privately held coatings manufacturer established in 1946. Originally a paint manufacturer, the company later became involved in the development and manufacturing of various industrial coatings including new types of DFL and SFL products. Over the years, Sandstrom Coating Technologies has become well recognized for its ability to develop and manufacture quality coatings with advanced technologies for use in aerospace, naval, air and ground defense, automotive, agriculture, commercial weapon, plastics and various OEM applications.


Sandstrom serves a variety of diverse industries, including aerospace, agriculture, automotive, commercial weapons and a wide variety of OEM applications.



Sometimes you know exactly what you need. Other times you’re looking for a partner who understands your challenges and can work with you to find the ideal solution.



At Sandstrom, every department is responsible for providing exceptional service. Our chemists use the best equipment available to solve your challenges.



“Sandstrom’s 099 coating sprays so much better than other coatings that conforms to the MIL-PRF-46010 specification and is easy to work with being a waterborne coating”

Ron, South Bend, IN

“We have worked with Sandstrom Products for a little more than ten years. While their products are extraordinary, it is their customer service that makes them a premier… read more

Ken, Phoenix, AZ

“In 2012 we were looking to add heat cured Solid Film Lubricants to our capabilities as a Dry Film Lubricants applicator. I contacted Sandstrom Products for a quote on material… read more

Brian, San Jose, CA

About Us

Since its inception in 1946 as a paint manufacturer, Sandstrom has held a strong reputation for innovative, high quality products.  Today the name Sandstrom is known around the world for producing top notch, unique coating products.

Contact Info

224 S Main St, Port Byron, IL 61275

Phone: (309) 523-2121

Fax: (309) 523-3912


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28A – Dry Film Lubricant

Sandstrom 28A is used more than any other Sandstrom product by the U.S. Department of Defense due to the excellent corrosion resistance and load carrying capacity it offers and for its convenient and practical in-field application use.

28A is listed on the United States’ Department of Defense QPL for MIL-L-23398 Types I & II, NATO Code S-749 and QPL for MIL-PRF-46147 Type I Color 1 Forms 1 & 2.

Sandstrom 28A SFL is a lacquer-like coating containing molybdenum disulfide and corrosion inhibiting pigments. This air drying material prevents corrosion, galling, seizing and fretting. It is a low-friction coating that exhibits long wear life when operated at -320°F to +300°F under loads exceeding 100,000 psi. Sandstrom 28A should be applied where baking with the longer wearing, heat cured #099, Sandstrom 9A or LC-300 is not desirable or practical. 

Once 28A has been applied to a properly prepared surface and allowed to cure, it is virtually unaffected by atmospheric and fretting corrosion, acids, oils and degreasers. Sandstrom 28A can be applied to all metallic and non-metallic surfaces by spray application.

Offered in bulk dispersion, aerosol cans or marker pens (now includes a brush tip), Sandstrom 28A is toxic heavy metals and HAP-solvent free. *See Technical Data Sheet for more details.