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

When to Perform Vacuum Impregnation on Parts

Andy Marin from Godfrey and Wing says the general rule is that vacuum impregnation should be done before any surface finishes.

Experts

How Phosphates Impact Your Discharge

Phosphate conversion coatings are used to impart corrosion resistance, lubricity or to serve as a base layer for subsequent coatings. Hubbard-Hall’s Robin Deal explains their environmental impact. 

Featured Video

Supercar Gets Super Ecoat System

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

INNOVATIONS

500°F Clean Room Truck Oven Eliminates Particle Contaminants

Grieve’s No. 970 applications include sterilization, depyrogenation, curing and drying. 


Wagner's 2K Smart C Paint System Simplifies Process

It’s a complete, electronically controlled and programmable plural-component dosing and mixing system that comes ready to connect.