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Time for a Federal Contractor Reality Check

The economic benefits of a federal contractor status can be significant; the federal government awarded over $445 billion in contracts in the 2014 fiscal year.

Ask an Expert Published: July 01, 2016

Powder Clinic: Outdoor Durable Powder

Q. We have a large job that requires protection from sunlight. What kind of powder we should use?

Ask an Expert Published: July 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: Micro-Porosity in Cured Coating

When our parts are inspected, there seem to be thousands of very small pin pricks.

Ask an Expert Published: June 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: Requirements for Breathing PPE in a Powder Operation

What kind of breathing protection is required for compliance with health and safety standards?

Ask an Expert Published: June 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: Is the VFD Option Worth the Investment?

Our supplier said the VFD powder booth is worth the extra cost. Thoughts?

Ask an Expert Published: May 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: Reducing Outgassing

Our outgassing blemishes are costing us time and money.

Ask an Expert Published: May 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: What are my Powder Booth Options?

We do not see a lot of volume in powder, but we want to handle large parts. Which powder booth should we choose?

Ask an Expert Published: May 01, 2016

Legal Q&A: Changing Compliance Expectations

How should companies respond to the government’s increased emphasis on compliance?

Ask an Expert Published: April 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: Adding More Cure Capacity

Can the powder material supplier change the new powders so they will work in our oven?

Ask an Expert Published: April 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: Powder Coating Assembled Parts

Do you have any ideas about how we could cure a powder coating without causing damage to the sensitive parts?

Ask an Expert Published: April 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: Proper Coating for Steel Tubing

Do you have a recommendation for a powder coating for steel tubing?

Ask an Expert Published: April 01, 2016

Powder Coating Q&A: Lighting for a Powder Booth

We need to add more lighting to our powder booth and application area.

Ask an Expert Published: March 01, 2016

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