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Powder on the Seacoast
After about 18 months of exposure, the powder coating has deteriorated and broken down. There are areas where the coating is blistering, and exposed metal is beginning to rust. Can you give us any advice or information as to why the coating may have...
Ask an Expert Published: 3/1/2015
What Issues Affect Transfer Efficiency?
My boss has asked me to develop a plan to improve our transfer efficiency on our powder line. Our 12 automatic guns are over six years old and we have pretty good success with them. According to what I hear and read we should be getting better resul...
Ask an Expert Published: 2/1/2015
How to Remove Powder from a Mask
What is the best way to quickly and effectively remove powder residue from magnets so it can be reused without leaving powder residue on the surface of the next part?
Ask an Expert Published: 2/1/2015
Cause of Porosity
What is the most common cause of porosity on a powder coated surface and how much porosity is considered acceptable?
Ask an Expert Published: 12/1/2014
Atmospheric Control of the Powder Spray Area
It it true that ideal powder coating conditions include 45 to 60% relative humidity?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/1/2014
Bubbles in the Coating
What causes small bubbles to appear in cured coating on aluminum?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/1/2014
Film Build Control
What are some ways to control a manual electrostatic powder application in order to meet strict min and max film thickness orders?
Ask an Expert Published: 10/1/2014
Part Protection for Overseas Shipment
How can parts be treated for corrosion protection in preparation for overseas freight?
Ask an Expert Published: 9/1/2014
Abrasion Resistance of Metallic Coatings
What causes darkening on aluminum-coated platinum surfaces after abrasive treatment?
Ask an Expert Published: 8/1/2014
On the Fence about Film Thickness
How should a shop set up its racks and spray guns to achieve more uniform coverage on all sides of parts such as fence posts?
Ask an Expert Published: 8/1/2014

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