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: Class of 2018

Former Nebraska football star Brandon Rigoni leads Lincoln Industries’ business development unit, and our 2018 young professionals class.

3D Printing for Masking

For liquid and powder coaters, the technology is a cost-effective option for producing custom masking in house.
Experts

How to Determine Dry Film Density

Simply put, dry film density is just the mass of the dry paint film divided by the volume of the dry paint film, says BASF’s Tim December.
Experts

The Benefits of Spot Repair

How can you avoid the time and expense of running parts with minor damage back through your paint line? PPG’s Michael Kowalski recommends spot repair.

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

Exair Compact Air Guns Feature Variable-Flow Triggers

The variable-flow trigger enables them to produce light, medium or heavy force as needed, capable of producing as much as 1 lb of force.

PPG Anti-fingerprint Coating for Display Glass Provides Enhanced Cleanability, Improved Wear

The coating features a patent-pending alkoxy-silane formula that equips electronic display glass with water-absorbing and water-repelling properties for better durability and enhanced fingerprint hiding.