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.

Giffin Wins 2017 Automotive News Pace Award

The prestigious award recognizes automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance.

Gardner Business Index: March 2017 — 55.5

Industries across the board demonstrate strong growth.
Experts

How to Adjust a Burn-Off Oven for the Amount of Coating to be Removed

Q. We are having issues with our burn-off oven. It doesn’t seem to be adjusting to the amount of coating on the hooks and fixtures. What can I do to fix this?
Experts

How to Increase Throughput with Racking

Q. How can I increase the throughput of my finishing line through proper racking protocols?
Featured Video

Wheels of Fortune For a Florida Coater

Once a supplier to international companies, a Florida manufacturer now makes and coats its own aftermarket wheels after it discovered that 80 percent of the aftermarket wheel manufacturing business that used to be done in the U.S. is done overseas, and often not very well.
INNOVATIONS

Defelsko Coating Thickness Gage Features Faster Measurement Speed

DeFelsko introduces the new PosiTest DFT coating thickness gage for measuring coating thickness on metal substrates.

Paint Process Management Upgrades to PhoenixTM Temperature Monitoring Systems

In 2013 PPM upgraded to the PhoenixTM Hot Box Temperature Profiling System for monitoring product temperatures in the customer’s ecoat, basecoat and color lines.