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.

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit 2017

The show includes OEM case studies, materials focused presentations, interactive panel discussions and cutting-edge manufacturing technologies.

Gardner Business Index: April 2017 — 51.4

Finishing industry expands for the fourth consecutive month.
Experts

The Value of New Application Equipment

Q. We have an old set of automatic spray guns. The controllers are an analog design with none of the more modern features we see at shows and online. How can we save money on gun operation and how do we evaluate the savings?
Experts

What is Back-Ionization?

Q. We spray parts using a silver metallic powder by hand. The surface has a lot of texture and small stars in certain areas and our powder supplier says it is “back-ionization.” What is back-ionization and how do we overcome the problem?
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

Axalta Launches Two High Solids Epoxy Primers

Axalta Coating Systems, global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, introduces two new high solid epoxy primers to its agriculture, construction and earthmoving equipment (ACE) markets.

Durr Cures Car Body from the Inside Out

Dürr introduces its EcoInCure, a car body curing process developed to heat and cool car bodies from the inside.