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How Powder Coating Thickness Impacts Effectiveness

Posted on: Jul 13, 2022

A prevalent form of metal finishing, powder coating treats various product types and materials across multiple industries. One key aspect of effective powder coating is ensuring that the thickness is appropriate for the application at hand. Technicians typically take thickness measurements before and after the curing process to evaluate the powder coating.  Thickness requirements may […]

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Why Manufacturers Are Switching to Powder Coated Metal

Posted on: Jun 27, 2022

Metal fabrication is an essential process for society. The process allows you to morph sheet metal into specific shapes. Metal fabricators use welding, cutting, stamping and other methods to turn metal into structures society uses daily. From hand railings to heavy machinery, metal fabrication creates essential components of everyday life. Many metal fabricators use a […]

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How Long Does Powder Coating Last?

Posted on: Jun 15, 2022

Powder coating can last up to 40 years depending on the preparation, type of coating used, materials and treatment process. While most powder coatings are highly durable, weather-resistant and provide years of high-traffic use, certain factors can significantly accelerate fading and performance. Some factors in the environment can affect the finish of powder coating. Other […]

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Powder Coating vs. Electroplating

Posted on: May 30, 2022

Though there appear to be few differences between powder coating and electroplating, these finishing methods have their distinctions. Comparing and contrasting them is the key to choosing the finish that best serves your application needs. Through this comprehensive guide, we’ll compare powder coating vs. electroplating to help you gain a better understanding of each. Process […]

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The Benefits of Powder Coating Aluminum Extrusions

Posted on: May 19, 2022

Powder coating is a form of electrostatically charged paint applied via an air fluidized hopper. This finishing method has garnered increasing popularity in recent years from its favorable physical properties and processes. If you’re looking for a high-quality finish for your aluminum extrusions, consider powder coating. Powder coating aluminum extrusions offers several quality and performance […]

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Powder Coated Steel vs. Aluminium

Posted on: Apr 06, 2022

Powder coating is a great way to protect your products while maintaining their design. When considering powder coated steel versus aluminum, learn the benefits powder coating can provide, from better protection to more environmentally friendly practices. The Durability of Powder Coated Steel vs. Aluminum Manufacturers often choose steel because of its strength. When you develop […]

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Powder Coating vs. E-Coating

Posted on: Dec 14, 2021

Powder coating and e-coating are finishing processes that use electrical currents to apply a protective layer to the outside of a material. Both approaches result in a uniform, cured finish, but that final result is where their similarities end.  Understanding the differences between these processes and the benefits of each coating is an essential part […]

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What Is Clear Powder Coating?

Posted on: Nov 16, 2021

A clear powder coat is exactly what it sounds like — a powder coat that produces a clear finish, allowing the material’s colors to show through. This powder coat is only in thermosetting powder for strong clarity and chip resistance, resulting in extended durability.  We can apply clear powder coats over another powder coat or […]

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Powder Coating Different Types of Materials

Posted on: Oct 12, 2021

What Materials Can Be Powder Coated? Powder coating different types of materials can be a great way to apply a protective finish to your product. Still, some items are less compatible with this process. Plus, many products receive more benefits from alternative or no coatings. As a general rule, anything that can hold an electrostatic […]

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Complete Guide to Powder Coating: What Is It and Why Does It Work?

Posted on: Sep 21, 2021

Powder coating provides a durable, lasting alternative to liquid paint. Its application process requires careful pretreatment and an electrostatic charge to adhere the pigmented coating onto the surface. With powder coating, surfaces have protection and visual enhancement, making this finish an ideal option for many industries. Powder Coating Definition Powder coating is a dry powder applied to […]

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