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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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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 protects dolly for Dallas Cowboys

Posted on: Sep 16, 2016

Super Handler, helicopter dolly, dolly for Dallas Cowboys

Keystone Koating may have a small role in helping the Dallas Cowboys complete a different type of touchdown this season. When the helicopter pilot for owner Jerry Jones makes a landing, his touchdown will take place on a Helicopter Handler. The handler is a steel frame dolly that moves aircrafts in and out of their […]

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A happy anniversary!

Posted on: Aug 12, 2016

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Three decades ago, in pursuit of an environmentally safer, better-quality finish for some of PBZ LLC’s branded products, Nelson Zimmerman found the solution in powder coating. With that discovery, he also founded an entirely new company. Keystone Koating powder coating marks its 30th anniversary this year. Employees and their families gathered recently to celebrate the […]

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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

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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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