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Powder Application Equipment
Who makes the best powder coating application equipment on the market?
Ask an Expert Published: 4/12/2012
Fast Color Change
Our powder booth takes about 30 min to change from one reclaim color to another. We are thinking of making a change, but I wondered how much production time we could gain if we invest in new equipment. What are my options, and how fast can you chang...
Ask an Expert Published: 1/20/2012
Gas Use
We have been reviewing the costs of operating for our powder coating line and notice that gas is a big part of it. We have two heated stages in our washer, a dry-off oven, a cure oven and a burn-off oven. Can you give us any advice on ways to cut ou...
Ask an Expert Published: 10/25/2011
Powder Material Utilization
We do recover some powder, and other colors are low volume, so we do not bother to recover them for reuse. But we are still throwing away a lot of material every year. Any suggestions on how we can get more value out of our powder?
Ask an Expert Published: 9/23/2011
Value of Powder Environmental Room
For several years we have operated our powder system without a room to enclose the booths and application process. It has worked out OK, but we need to make some adjustment for different humidity conditions. Is the cost of adding the room is justifi...
Ask an Expert Published: 8/26/2011
Small Parts Powder Coating System
We are thinking of installing a new small parts powder coat system. Some of our executives are asking why we are not tearing down and moving to our facility a sister site’s 12-year-old system that’s 300 miles away and has a 4 × 6-ft part window form...
Ask an Expert Published: 3/31/2011
Coverage of Powder
I would like to know the best method to measure the coverage of a powder in a production line.
Ask an Expert Published: 2/18/2011
Uniform Film Build
We cannot get uniform and consistent powder coverage up inside that two-inch deep channel.
Ask an Expert Published: 1/11/2011
Is Aluminum Harder to Paint?
How can I check to make sure we have a quality ground? Can I improve our ground, and how? Are there other things that we should do to improve our TE?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/11/2011
Settings for Metallic Powder
Are there any specific gun settings or other issues for powder coating with silver metallic?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/10/2011

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