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Powder Clinic: Is Blasting Enough for Preparation?
Q. I am looking into making the switch from liquid to powder coating. I have an experienced powder coater who says all my aluminum and steel parts need is to be blasted, and that should be good enough. But I am finding mixed reviews online. So is th...
Powder Clinic: Adhesion of Powder to Brass
Q. I’ve heard from a few vendors that brass presents challenges with adhesion, whereas steel and aluminum do not. What is the reason for this?
Powder Clinic: Outdoor Durable Powder
Q. We have a large job that requires protection from sunlight. What kind of powder we should use?
Powder Coating Q&A: Micro-Porosity in Cured Coating
When our parts are inspected, there seem to be thousands of very small pin pricks.
Powder Coating Q&A: Requirements for Breathing PPE in a Powder Operation
What kind of breathing protection is required for compliance with health and safety standards?
Powder Coating Q&A: What are my Powder Booth Options?
We do not see a lot of volume in powder, but we want to handle large parts. Which powder booth should we choose?
Powder Coating Q&A: Reducing Outgassing
Our outgassing blemishes are costing us time and money.
Powder Coating Q&A: Is the VFD Option Worth the Investment?
Our supplier said the VFD powder booth is worth the extra cost. Thoughts?
Powder Coating Q&A: Adding More Cure Capacity
Can the powder material supplier change the new powders so they will work in our oven?
Powder Coating Q&A: Proper Coating for Steel Tubing
Do you have a recommendation for a powder coating for steel tubing?