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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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Learn why our professional powder coaters care

Posted on: Dec 15, 2015

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It’s crucial to have employees who really care about what they’re doing, care about the customers, care about the outcome. The result is that you have attention to quality the whole way through. We are blessed to have that. A lot of our quality is underneath the surface, where you can’t see it. But if […]

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Why AAMA verification matters in powder coating

Posted on: Nov 16, 2015

AAMA verification, powder coating

  Powder coating plays a crucial role in improving and extending the life of architectural structures. It enhances the appearance of many projects, from window frames to railings to building accessories, and more. For years the architectural community has recognized AAMA 2604 for testing and performance of organic coatings on architectural aluminum extrusions and panels. […]

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Keystone Koating Named Top Shop

Posted on: Oct 07, 2015

powder coating in Lititz, Keystone Koating

Keystone Koating has been named one of the best finishing shops in North America, according to an industry benchmarking survey conducted by Products Finishing Magazine, a trade publication which has covered the industry since 1938. The magazine conducted an extensive benchmarking survey that analyzed hundreds of finishing companies in several different areas, including Current Finishing […]

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Lancaster County Company Helps Pope’s Light Shine

Posted on: Sep 14, 2015

Powder coating at Keystone Koating for Pope Francis visit

In preparation for Pope Francis’s arrival in Philadelphia September 26, Keystone Koating helped Spring City Electrical spruce up 274 street lamps for the City of Brotherly Love. Spring City, located in Spring City, PA, is known for its quality craftsmanship and modern lighting technology. Work began at Keystone Koating in May, after customer service rep […]

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Staff Boosts Powder Coating Process

Posted on: Aug 11, 2015

Keystone Koating’s certifications include the PCI 3000 and the AAMA 2604. Our powder coating facility is also a certified applicator of IFS Coatings, TCI Powder Coatings and Axalta Coatings. So what do all those acronyms mean for someone who just wants a run of metal parts protected? It means that your metal parts will not […]

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Keystone Koating and designer Richard Schultz

Posted on: Jul 08, 2015

Richard Schultz, furniture, designers, Knoll

Keystone Koating plays a behind-the-scenes role in some surprising main attractions. One of those is its role as one of the powder coating facilities that grinds the welds and coats the high-end office and modernist studio furnishings designed by Richard Schultz, through Knoll Office and Knoll Studio (knoll.com). First, some background in modern designers: Schultz […]

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Lab Provides Critical Data for Metal Coating

Posted on: May 26, 2015

The Salt Fog Cabinet tests corrosion resistance of coated metal panels.Keystone Koating’s facilities provide tests needed for stellar metal coating processes. Keystone Koating’s innovative powder coating process includes an attribute many other facilities don’t have: a Quality Assurance Lab, with a Salt Fog Cabinet and four-step testing program. Salt Fog Cabinet The Salt Fog Cabinet, which tests […]

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