Powder Coating Solutions – Keystone Koating

Category: Powder Coating Solutions

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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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 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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Drain Hole for Powder Coating

Posted on: Jan 20, 2021

Powder coating services allow professionals to assign unique colors and textures to metal products. Whether your industry works with aluminum, steel, zinc alloys or iron, applying finishes to machines and consumer products helps combat corrosion. Companies of all sizes have different needs for their merchandise, and powder coating is a great way to keep production […]

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Powder Coating Alternative Substrates

Posted on: Dec 08, 2020

The powerful value-proposition of powder coating, an environmentally friendly, cost-efficient, high-performance finishing option, provided the fuel for its rapid growth to a leading position for many metal substrate coating applications. Given this track record of success, businesses from throughout the powder coating value-chain began some time ago to look beyond metal, to find new space […]

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Benefits of Powder Coating

Posted on: Aug 18, 2020

Metal fabricating can be a lengthy process. From cutting, bending, welding, grinding and polishing, you put metal parts through a specific set of steps to get them how you want them. But sometimes there’s an extra step at the end — painting. If the customer wants their parts to be a specific color, you have to figure out how […]

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Upgrades increase capacity, efficiency of powder coating

Posted on: Mar 15, 2016

powder coating reclaim

Keystone Koating upgraded its topcoat spray booths to enable faster color changes, as well as control and capture powder better. At its Lititz plant, the Line 1 topcoat booth has been upgraded, and Keystone Koating has added two small-run booths. “Having these systems will reduce the threat of powder migration and color contamination,” said Ernie […]

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Keystone Koating’s ‘sister’ companies, value added

Posted on: Feb 15, 2016

Nelson Zimmerman Powder Coating

Since 1986, Keystone Koating has provided advanced powder coating for customers from agricultural, medical, retail, manufacturing, entertainment, and architectural industries. But its historical connection to other “sister companies” enables Keystone Koating to offer value-added services, such as logistics, and contract steel manufacturing. Decades ago, its founder, Nelson Zimmerman, realized Zimmerman Cattle Control and CropCare Equipment […]

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Keystone Koating Solves 7 Powder Coating Challenges

Posted on: Jan 13, 2016

Faraday effect, powder coating

With our decades of experience comes the knowledge on how to solve common powder coating challenges: 1. The Challenge: Faraday Cage Effect – when a product is shaped in a way that inhibits the electrostatic application of the powder from a particular area, curve or recess. It often occurs when spraying into a part’s corner, […]

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