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.

2018 Top Shops for Liquid and Powder Coating

The 2018 Products Finishing Tops Shops are listed below, gleaned from the several hundred survey respondents.

Teamwork Makes Perfection Industrial Finishing Shine

A commitment to customer service earns this Arizona shop top honors.
Experts

Selecting a Touch-Up Gun for an Automatic Finishing System

Liquid coating expert Steve Romer recommends first looking at how the automatic system is being used.
Experts

7 Steps to Make Buying a Paint Booth Easier

GFS’ Ryan Looker guides you through the process of choosing the right booth for your application.
Featured Video

Supercar Gets Super Ecoat System

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

INNOVATIONS

Flexible Topcoat Allows for Maximum Bend without Cracking

Axalta’s Imron 3.5 + FX Flexible Topcoat also provides superior weathering performance, distinctness of image (DOI) and a consistent high-gloss finish to industrial applications.

No-Drip Atomizing Nozzles Eliminate Waste, Finish Problems

Exair’s 1/8 NPT No Drip external-mix atomizing spray nozzles mix liquid and air outside the nozzle and allow the air and liquid flows to be adjusted independently, and offer the added benefit of positively stopping liquid flow when compressed air is shut off.