Cerakote is a leading product for custom finishes in the firearms industry as well as in automotive, marine, aerospace, and 3d printing applications.
Based on ASTM testing standard D4060, Cerakote withstood abrasion testing nearly twice as long as back oxide finishes and 10 times longer than Bluing.
Additionally, Cerakote H-146 Graphite Black withstood a 9h pencil lead hardness rating, the highest hardness rating that can be achieved.
Furthermore, All Cerakote Elite and nearly every Cerakote H Series coatings have an impact strength rating of160 inch-lbs.
All in all, Cerakote is a very tough coating, under normal usage you should expect your Cerakote finish to last for years to come.