Liquid Coating

The Liquid Coating Zone is a library of all manufacturing processes that involve painting. From the liquid organic coatings to the many forms of application, curing and stripping, this site-within-a-site is your ultimate resource for painting articles, suppliers and products. Check out our feature stories, tips from industry experts, and the latest in liquid coating innovations from world-class suppliers.

CCAI Honors Award Winners, Names New Board

The James F. and David J. Wright Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Kevin Coursin of Engineered Finishing Systems for his dedication and commitment to the organization.

A Conversation with Bill Ellerbee, Lincoln Industries

Lincoln Industries is one of the largest finishing companies in North America, and Bill Ellerbee was named its president in 2016 after serving as the company’s vice president of operations for the last eight years. Prior to Lincoln, Ellerbee was vice president of global operations with Federal Signal Corp. in Illinois, and spent 16 years with Maytag Appliances in Iowa.
Experts

How to Choose the Right Paint Booth Filters

Q. Our shop spends a lot of time on maintenance for our paint booth filters. How can we improve our operation, and what should we be looking at for filtration options?
Experts

How to Make Automotive Paint Shops More Sustainable

Q. Our paint shop is the place of highest energy consumption and highest VOC and CO2 emissions in the car manufacturing process. What measures can be taken to reduce them?
Featured Video

Supercar Gets Super Ecoat System

Honda builds unique ecoat system for Acura NSX at $70 million Performance Manufacturing Center.
INNOVATIONS

High-Efficiency Airless Paint Sprayers Produce Consistent Finish

Titan Tool Inc.’s ControlMax series of high-efficiency airless (HEA) paint sprayers is designed to deliver maximum control with up to 55-percent less overspray than conventional airless paint sprayers at the same productivity. 


500°F Electric Walk-In Oven Cures Industrial Fuses

The Grieve Corp. introduces No. 826, a 500°F electric walk-in oven, currently in use for curing truckloads of industrial fuses at a customer’s facility