Color Variation with Metallic Powder
- Why are color and appearance so inconsistent with metalic powders on sheet metal?
Ask an Expert Published: 3/4/2014
Reworking a Powder Finish
- How can we rework scratches or other surface imperfections in a powder-coated finish?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/31/2014
Film Build Control
- Are you aware of any standards on powder coating film thickness on complex structures?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/30/2014
Powder over Anodized Aluminum
- What might be causing the powder coating to chip off anodized extrusions?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/28/2014
Clear Powder Over Polished Brass
- We are thinking of going to a clear powder coating over our polished brass hardware components. What is the preferred method of stripping the powder off of rejects?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/2/2014
Applying Chrome to Aluminum after Coating
- How can we protect the powder coat finish in the corners of the aluminum storm doors we manufacture?
Ask an Expert Published: 12/31/2013
Rust on Steel with Clear Powder
- What can be done to stop the rust from showing through or remove the rust before powder coating cold-rolled steel metal tubes?
Ask an Expert Published: 12/26/2013
Coating Adhesion Failure
- I have an issue with my RAL 5008 mini tex not adhering to aluminum extrusion.
Ask an Expert Published: 12/24/2013
Blisters in the Powder Film
- What is causing the coating defect that randomly shows up on our parts, and how can we cure this problem?
Ask an Expert Published: 11/19/2013
Proper Coating Thickness
- In phosphating, what coating thickness should be maintained for carbon steel components? Will the coating thickness differ from part to part after phosphating?
Ask an Expert Published: 11/1/2013