Powder Coating

Powder Coating

The Powder Coating Zone is a library of all things powder coating—a dry finishing process that sprays electrostatically charged particles of pigment and resin onto electrically grounded parts. This site-within-a-site is your ultimate resource for powder coating and curing articles, suppliers and products. Check out our feature stories, tips from industry experts, and the latest in powder coating innovations from world-class suppliers.

Axalta Powder Coatings Chosen to Protect Tallest Tower in Malaysia

With completion scheduled for 2018, the impressive skyscraper will be the tallest building in Malaysia, transforming the city’s International Financial District.

Gardner Business Index: June 2017 — 55.0

Finishing Business Index holds near its five-year high.

Experts

How to Calculate the Cost of Powder Coating

Q. How can we calculate powder coating cost on any component with only the surface area known? Powder coating expert Rodger Talbert has the answer. 

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

Life Cycle: Powder Coat Turns Bikes into Fine-Tuned Machines

Two San Francisco bike makers turn to powder coating to finish their custom products.
INNOVATIONS

Non-Slip Powder Coating Designed to Enhance Traction

Axalta Coating Systems introduces Alesta Sure-Grip powder coating designed as a solution for hazardous slip-prone areas while maintaining durability and weatherability.


500°F Top-Loading Oven Dries Piston Rings

Grieve Corp.’s No. 844 is a 500°F (260°C) top-loading oven currently used for drying water from racks of piston rings.