What causes outgassing? What are the benefits of powder coating? What are the best inspection practices? Why is my powder chipping off? Powder Coating expert Rodger Talbert answers these questions and others.
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Why are color and appearance so inconsistent with metalic powders on sheet metal?
Ask an Expert Published: March 04, 2014
Can you give me any advice on lower-temperature zinc phosphate pretreatment products I can use before powder coating steel?
Ask an Expert Published: February 25, 2014
Should type 316 stainless steel castings be sandblasted before powder coating, or can they be chemically etched? Should the parts be pre-heated in an oven before coating?
Ask an Expert Published: February 04, 2014
How can we rework scratches or other surface imperfections in a powder-coated finish?
Ask an Expert Published: January 31, 2014
Are you aware of any standards on powder coating film thickness on complex structures?
Ask an Expert Published: January 30, 2014
What might be causing the powder coating to chip off anodized extrusions?
Ask an Expert Published: January 28, 2014
Can I apply a powder coating on brass handrails that will be installed indoors, or is there a better process to get an oil-rubbed finish on brass?
Ask an Expert Published: January 22, 2014
Do you have any suggestions for a chemical-resistant powder coating (preferably fluorinated) that is conductive or static dissipative and can cover stainless steel plates?
Ask an Expert Published: January 09, 2014
We are thinking of going to a clear powder coating over our polished brass hardware components. What is the preferred method of stripping the powder off of rejects?
Ask an Expert Published: January 02, 2014
How can we protect the powder coat finish in the corners of the aluminum storm doors we manufacture?
Ask an Expert Published: December 31, 2013