Coatings

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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?

Published: 6/1/2016

Liquid Coatings Q&A: Improving an Operation’s Transfer Efficiency
What is the best way to achieve transfer efficiency optimization in our operation?

Published: 4/1/2016

Liquid Coatings Q&A: Electrostatics on Wood and Plastics
Can I use electrostatics to spray non-metallic parts, such as wood or plastics?

Published: 4/1/2016

Liquid Coatings Q&A: Causes of Overcurrent Faults
Why do I get “overcurrent” faults when I spray my metallic coating materials?

Published: 3/1/2016

Painting Q&A: Choosing Air Spray, Air-Assist and Airless Spray Technology
Choosing the right spray technology.

Published: 3/1/2016

Painting Q&A: Benefits of Electrostatic Applicators
Optimizing manual electrostatic applicators.

Published: 1/1/2016

Painting Q&A: Clearcoat Scratch Resistance
Can increasing the clearcoat hardness to improve scratch resistance?

Published: 10/29/2015

Painting Q&A: Painting Sheet Metal with Holes
Q: Do I have any shot at painting without these holes getting plugged with paint? Is there a rule of thumb for minimum paintable hole size?

Published: 7/1/2015

Painting 101
I need a finish that is both easily applied and durable. Do you know of anything?