LA Art Exhibit Uses Colorful Powder Coatings
Abstraction artist Lisa Williamson's new exhibit at the Tif Sigfrids Gallery in Los Angeles has caught the eye of some noted art critics who praise the use of vibrant powder coatings in her work.
Powder Coating Clinic: Touch-up Options for Powder Coated Parts
Q. I’ve been told that a powder coated part cannot be “touched-up.” I have some patio furniture that I had powder coated and the powder coating shop that did the work for me stripped the threads in holes used to rack the part. I can fix the threads by welding up the hole and re-taping the threads. The shop states the whole piece will need to be redone and they cannot address just the small area affected by the repair. Is this accurate? Is it true that powder coating cannot be touched up?
Powder Coating Clinic: Making Powder Lines More Profitable
Q. We run a job shop powder coating operation with a conveyor system that runs at around 4 to 6 fpm, depending on what product is hung. We are putting through a lot of work, but our profits are not great. Can you suggest how to improve the efficiency, or cut our cost for a better profit margin? We cannot speed up the line because we do not have enough time in the cure oven to go faster. Our powder material cost seems to be higher than what we expect based on our quotes. What are we missing?