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Published: 8/1/2017

How to Increase Line Density
Q. Our finishing shop applies both liquid and powder applications, as well as some plating, too. How can we increase our racking line density by adding more parts per foot? Racking expert Scott Rempala has the answer. 

Published: 6/1/2017

How to Identify and Maintain Ecoat Bacteria
Q. Our electrocoat supplier tested our system for bacteria and reported that we are positive for bacteria. What kind of bacteria are found in ecoat systems and where can they come from? How can this affect the operation of the system?

Published: 5/1/2017

How to Increase Throughput with Racking
Q. How can I increase the throughput of my finishing line through proper racking protocols?

Published: 3/1/2017

How to Identify and Control Poor Ecoat Film Appearance
Q. We are experiencing textured ecoat on galvanized service parts and were told the galvanized coating is electrolytically applied with 60/60 zinc weights.

Published: 2/1/2017

Differences in Masking and Plug Materials
Q. Can you explain the differences between masking caps and plugs?

Published: 12/1/2016

Ecoat Clinic: High Throwpower Impacts Ecoat Performance
Q. Why is high throwpower so important to the overall applied cost for an electrocoat system? What specific elements of the system are affected by it? How can I measure the throwpower effect?

Published: 11/1/2016

Downdraft Versus Cross-Draft Booths
Q. We are considering a new spray booth, and we’ve read a lot about the different types of airflows. What can you tell me about downdraft booths and cross-draft booths, and what should I consider in adding one to my shop?

Published: 8/23/2016

Ecoat Clinic: Topcoat to Increase UV Protection
Q. We are using a cathodic epoxy electrocoat to prime our steel parts. Now our customer is asking us to start using an additional topcoat to increase UV protection from the sun. What paints are the best topcoats for cathodic epoxy electrocoats? Are ...

Published: 8/23/2016

Ecoat Clinic: Using Epoxy Ecoat on NdFeB Parts
Q. Is it possible to use an epoxy electrocoat to coat parts made out of neodymium, iron and boron? Are there any special considerations to take when electrocoating this kind of substrate?

Published: 8/1/2016

Liquid Clinic: UV Waterborne Flatline Spraying
Q. We have been asked to put a finish on some wood products. What can you tell me about UV flatline spray finishes?