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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
Refurbishing Gas Cylinders
We refurbish LPG cylinders and apply powder coating over the shot-blasted cylinders, but we have trouble getting coverage into the deep areas where the collar and foot-ring are welded onto the pressure vessel. I am looking for a nozzle that can reso...
Ask an Expert Published: 10/28/2013
Applying Metallic Powder
We apply a metallic, silver powder to sandblasted parts, many of which are also processed through a five-stage iron-phosphate wash system. We have a lot of problems with the pigment “bunching” and standing up on the edges, and cannot seem to elimina...
Ask an Expert Published: 9/23/2013
Controlling Film Thickness

Ask an Expert Published: 8/28/2013
Clumping of Powder
What causes some of our powders to clump up and resist fluidization and flow?
Ask an Expert Published: 8/2/2013

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