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Can You Paint Over Powder Coatings?

Posted on: May 23, 2023

Yes, you can paint powder coatings to help repair a damaged surface. Painting a powder coat is a simple, effective way to preserve its quality or freshen up its appearance. Paint can seal chips and scratches, helping extend its performance and life span. Here are some frequently asked questions and best practices for painting over powder […]

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Can You Touch Up Damaged Powder Coatings?

Posted on: May 09, 2023

Powder coatings are incredibly durable and wear-resistant, but they can still incur scratches, fading, stains and other abrasions. Factors such as sunlight, cleaning products, weather and temperature can damage powder coating over time. Fortunately, you can easily touch up your powder coating if the surface damage isn’t too significant. Painting is an easy way to repair scratches […]

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Why Powder Coating Is Peeling and How to Fix It

Posted on: Apr 04, 2023

Powder coating typically provides robust protection against wear and tear. This surface coating method is durable and adheres better than paint, keeping a better finish for longer. Despite its durability, a powder coating can still flake and peel over time. A peeling powder coat leaves the metal with an unappealing look and exposes it to […]

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Your Guide to Avoiding Rust on Powder Coatings

Posted on: Mar 07, 2023

Powder-coated parts often suffer exposure to harsh outdoor environments, where moisture and sunlight cause damage over time. You can do several things to keep powder-coated components in better condition for longer. First, you must understand the factors that can cause rusting with a powder coat, then take measures to lower the chances that it will […]

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What Can Damage Powder Coating?

Posted on: Feb 24, 2023

Powder coating is incredibly durable and long-lasting. However, it’s no stranger to the risks associated with weather, humidity, temperature extremes and other external factors. That’s why it’s essential to clean and maintain your powder-coated surface correctly. Doing so can keep it looking pristine, maintain peak performance and tack on a few years to its life […]

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Understanding the Powder Coating Curing Process

Posted on: Feb 17, 2023

Curing is the last step in the powder coating process before parts are packaged and shipped. During the curing process, the powdered coating becomes hard and uniform, creating a smooth, durable surface that will resist wear in many commercial applications.  When Does Curing Occur? Powder-coated parts get cured at the end of the coating process. First, components […]

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How Weather Impacts Powder Coating

Posted on: Feb 10, 2023

Powder coating is a dry film applied to a surface to change its appearance and provide protection. It is like paint but more durable and long-lasting. Many outdoor surfaces, especially metals, receive this coating, from farm equipment and car parts to light poles and playground equipment. The coating can protect surfaces against weather-related wear, but […]

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Powder Coating and Painting: Can You Do Both?

Posted on: Jan 20, 2023

Powder coating and paint are robust protective surfaces businesses and individuals apply to products to keep them safe from the elements. Before using them together, you must understand how they collaborate for quality results and capabilities. Can You Paint Over Powder Coating?  Yes, you can paint over powder coating. Many choose to paint over their […]

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The Benefits of Powder Coating Outdoor Furniture 

Posted on: Jan 13, 2023

Outdoor furniture must withstand the elements and changing weather conditions. When investing in outdoor furniture, businesses like restaurants and bars look for quality and durability from manufacturers. Using the right treatment processes can help these businesses offer better seating areas to customers.¬† Can Outdoor Furniture Be Powder Coated? Powder coating is a protective application that […]

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The Benefits of Powder Coating Gym Equipment

Posted on: Jan 13, 2023

Are you a manufacturer of gym/fitness equipment or an owner of a facility that offers the use of these products? Protecting these expensive items and maximizing their quality and service life is essential. Powder coating is a finishing technique that adds value to gym equipment in several ways. What Is Powder Coating? Powder coating is […]

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