Liquid Coating

The Liquid Coating Zone is a library of all manufacturing processes that involve painting. From the liquid organic coatings to the many forms of application, curing and stripping, this site-within-a-site is your ultimate resource for painting articles, suppliers and products. Check out our feature stories, tips from industry experts, and the latest in liquid coating innovations from world-class suppliers.

Finishing Activity Up Modestly in First Quarter of 2019

Gardner Intelligence’s Michael Guckes reports the March Finishing Index was 52.4.

After the Storm, a Finishing Line Rebuilds

Thanks to Dedicated Suppliers, Vermeer Rebuilds Coating Lines after EF-3 Tornado.

Experts

Getting Your Pretreatment Process Ready for a Changeover to Thin Film Coating

Tomasz Slezak from Chemetall says thin-film technology enhances corrosion protection and paint adhesion, while providing a cost-efficient, eco-friendly process.
 

Experts

Evaluating and Solving Racking Needs on Any Scale

Taking on a new coating project can be challenging, but Donovan Dixon of ProductionPlus says proper planning can make things go smoother, especially if you are implementing a new line or a larger project.

Featured Video

Supercar Gets Super Ecoat System

Honda builds unique ecoat system for Acura NSX at $70 million Performance Manufacturing Center.

INNOVATIONS

Temperature Profiling System Provides Cure Process Documentation

Designed for industrial paint and powder markets’ quality assurance, system records product temperature through entire oven process.

Spray Gun's Air Volume Automatically Adjusts When Spray Pattern Changes

Manual airspray gun designed for efficient material consumption, versatile application possibilities and fatigue-free handling.