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.

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: June 2017 — 55.0

Finishing Business Index holds near its five-year high.

Experts

How to Mask Common Part Features for Liquid and Powder Coating

Q. Could give us some tips on making sure we are using the proper masking tools for our parts. Masking expert Andrew Oniszczuk from EPSi answers this reader’s question.

Experts

Using Powder in Outdoor Applications

Powder coating expert Rodger Talbert answers readers’ questions.

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

X-Ray Fluorescence Instrument Measures Large Parts, Complex Geometries

Well-suited for use in quality assurance, incoming inspection and process control, Fischer Technology’s Fischerscope X-ray XAN 500 is a mobile and energy-dispersive X-ray fluorescence instrument designed for nondestructive coating thickness measurement and material analysis.


Paint Robot Features High-Speed Rotating Atomizer

Well-suited for electrostatic and other industrial paint applications, Dürr Systems’ EcoRP 10 R1100 is compact six-axis paint robot with a maximum reach of 1,100 mm and a total payload ranging to 10 kg.