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.

40-Under-40 Award Nominations Open

Young professionals are vital to the finishing industry, and it is important to acknowledge those making strides in shaping the industry's future. Products Finishing is recognizing our industry's young talent through our annual 40-Under-40 awards program.

Using 3D to Design a Paint Shop

Laser scanning helps optimize planning in brownfield expansion projects.

Experts

Ensuring Proper Safety Measures for a Paint Booth

Creating a proper finishing environment, and keeping booths, spray guns and filters clean, will help ensure the safety of paint booth technicians, says Global Finishing Solutions’ Mark Freels.

Experts

Understanding Liquid Film Defects

Carlisle Fluid Technologies’ Judith Lietzke explains the causes of paint film defects and how to prevent them.

Featured Video

Fabtech's Fab 5: Here's What Not to Miss

The scene may be hectic, and it may be impossible to hit every booth, event and attraction, so we at Products Finishing offer our list of five “fabulous” must-see draws at the show. 

INNOVATIONS

Atomizing Spray Nozzles Cover 360 Degrees

Exair’s ½ NPT internal-mix atomizing nozzles are designed to spray liquid up to 13 feet in all directions, in a 360-degree, hollow circular pattern.


Software Speeds Paint Color Matching

Datacolor’s Match Pigment 4.0 color formulation software uses the company’s SmartMatch technology to help paint and coatings manufacturers efficiently determine their desired colors while saving time and money.