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

Building Corrosion Control Facilities for Painting Military Aircraft

The U.S. government is experiencing a capacity issue for corrosion control maintenance for C-130 aircraft, but GFS’ Steve DellaSala explains how to get that business with a new system.

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.
 

Featured Video

Supercar Gets Super Ecoat System

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

INNOVATIONS

Hemco Floor-Mounted Fume Hoods Include Fire-Suppression Systems

Modular design allows for on-site assembly and ability to disassemble.

Sensofar 3D Optical Profiler Designed for Speed

Microscope designed for subnano, nano and microscale measurement.