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.

PPG Foundation Donates $40,000 to Coatings Department at North Dakota State University

New program will complement the university's long-standing coatings and polymeric materials program.

Gardner Business Index: May 2017 — 55.1

Finishing Business Index records best reading in five years.
Experts

Fixing Penetration Issues in Recessed Areas of Parts with Electrostatic Applicators

Liquid coatings expert Steven Myers answers a reader’s question.

Experts

How to Increase Line Density

Q. Our finishing shop applies both liquid and powder applications, as well as some plating, too. How can we increase our racking line density by adding more parts per foot? Racking expert Scott Rempala has the answer. 

Featured Video

Supercar Gets Super Ecoat System

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

Porcelain Enamel Added to Finishing System Offerings

George Koch Sons supplies automated finishing systems for coating technologies including liquid, powder, electrocoat, anodizing and plating, and recently added porcelain enamel systems with its purchase of the assets of Engineered Finishing Systems.


Water-based, Solvent-based Corrosion Inhibitors Protect Metal

Birchwood Technologies offers a variety of water-based and solvent-based inhibitors and sealants to prevent rust and corrosion on virtually all metal surfaces, selectable based on the user’s needs for lubricity, dryness and decorative appeal.