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Published: 1/1/2017

How to Improve Liquid Corrosion Resistance
Q. How can we improve the desired corrosion resistance expected from our coating?

Published: 1/1/2017

Liquid Coatings Clinic: Correcting Liquid Adhesion Issues
Q. I cannot get the desired adhesion of my coating to my part. What should I look for to fix this problem?

Published: 12/1/2016

Liquid Coatings Clinic: Considerations When Purchasing a Spray Booth
Q. Our company is in the market for a new spray booth and has been looking at several options. We want to make sure it is energy and cost efficient. What should be considered in the design of a spray booth to capture paint overspray?

Published: 11/1/2016

Parts Cleaning Clinic: Brass Cleaning
Q. How do I clean brass to be powder coated?

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: 10/1/2016

Parts Cleaning Clinic: Zinc Shot Blasting, Zinc Plating Alternatives
David S. Peterson talks zinc shot blasting, zinc plating alternatives, and advantages to reducing the heating of alkaline cleaners.

Published: 10/1/2016

Liquid Clinic: Flushing a Fluid Line, Cutting Costs
Justin Hooper from Carlisle Fluid Technologies talks cutting costs for flushing a fluid line using a solvent flush.

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?

Published: 7/1/2016

Anodic Versus Cathodic Electrodeposition
To keep the chemistry of these two processes straight, first consider the metal part you are coating. In cathodic electrocoat, the part is the cathode and in anodic electrocoat, the part is the anode. Follow the four E’s of the electrocoat process t...

Published: 6/1/2016

Liquid Coatings Q&A: How to Effectively Use PLCs
What are some of the most effective uses of programmable logic controllers in a coating operation?