Powder Coating Clinic
Rodger Talbert

Rodger Talbert

Rodger Talbert has been working in coatings and metal fabrication for more than 37 years. He has worked for a custom coater as vice president of sales and marketing, a company that designs and builds coating systems as a senior sales engineer and he ran his own consulting firm for over 18 years. He was the technical director and executive director of The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) from 2009 until 2012, when he took a position with TCI Powder Coatings as the company’s field technical director.

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How do I pretreat stainless steel?

Ask an Expert Published: September 01, 2015

Powder Coating Q&A: What is the Proper Oven Temperature?

I have always put coated parts in a preheated oven and believe that is the right thing to do, but I do not have the facts to back it up.

Ask an Expert Published: September 01, 2015

Powder Coating Q&A: Airflow in a Powder Booth

One of the potential suppliers has offered a booth with a cartridge collector on one side only and the other supplier recommends we have a collector on both sides of the booth.

Ask an Expert Published: September 01, 2015

Powder Coating Q&A: Ovens for a Batch Powder System

Can we dry parts in the same oven we will use for curing the powder, or should we use separate ovens?

Ask an Expert Published: September 01, 2015

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Follow up dialogue to "Best Possible Pretreament"...

Ask an Expert Published: August 01, 2015

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What is the best method for pretreatment on steel patio furniture?

Ask an Expert Published: August 01, 2015

What is the Value of a Part Recognition System?

We are going to install a new powder booth and switch from manual spray guns to automatic spray guns.

Ask an Expert Published: August 01, 2015

What Caused the White Spots?

Why are there white spots on the powder coated railing?

Ask an Expert Published: July 01, 2015

Compatibility of Tribo Application with Coronal Application

Why won't the powder penetrate into Faraday areas?

Ask an Expert Published: July 01, 2015

Application of a Second Coat of Powder

Why am I not getting good attraction to the surface or a consistent second coat?

Ask an Expert Published: June 01, 2015

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