IFS Coatings' PureClad Powder Coat for Non-Metal Objects Cures in Minutes
The entire process of coating and curing can be completed typically within 7 to 10 minutes for single-layer finishes.
IFS Coatings has launched IFS PureClad, a range of sustainable, low-temperature powder coatings for non-metal substrates. Fast, low-cure, smooth and durable, PureClad powders are said to deliver a stronger and safer finish for alternate substrates like wood, MDF and fiberglass. It cures in only 3 minutes at 265°F. The entire process of coating and curing can be completed typically within 7 to 10 minutes for single-layer finishes, according to the company.
In addition to technical performance, the PureClad range includes a variety of options for customization, including finishes with anti-microbial properties, outdoor durability, and smooth and textured effects in a range of colors. PureClad powder coatings are also 100% VOC-free.
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