SHIMANO’s ultra-low friction surface treatment
Superior to simple coating, SIL-TEC is an advanced plating process that improves system performance through the use of imbedded fluorine particles. SIL-TEC products run smoother and wear longer in all conditions.

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chain vs. Common Plating (Zn-Ni) chain

  • Smooth Pedaling
  • Rotation Sliding Friction
    Driving Noise
  • Less Maintenance
  • Mud Shedding Performance +30%
  • Long Life
  • Wear and Abrasion Resistance+20%