Powder Coating

Powder Coating

The Powder Coating Zone is a library of all things powder coating—a dry finishing process that sprays electrostatically charged particles of pigment and resin onto electrically grounded parts. This site-within-a-site is your ultimate resource for powder coating and curing articles, suppliers and products. Check out our feature stories, tips from industry experts, and the latest in powder coating innovations from world-class suppliers.

2019 Top Shops for Liquid and Powder Coatings

The data from the survey is used to select the overall Top Shops, which are listed along with their top official.

Houston Plating and Coatings Propels Itself to No. 1 in 2019 Top Shop Survey

HPC finds itself atop the Products Finishing Top Shops Benchmarking Survey as the No. 1-rated liquid and powder coater facility in North America for 2019.

Experts

Finding Correlations to Salt Spray and UV Protection Hours

Bob Hohn with Assured Testing Services says it is often difficult to equate test duration to actual years of field service.

Experts

Removing Terephthalic Acid Dust in Powder Coating Ovens

During the curing process of polyester powder coatings that are acid-functional systems, expert Rodger Talbert says a resinous material is generated in the air from the terephalic acid.

Featured Video

Life Cycle: Powder Coat Turns Bikes into Fine-Tuned Machines

Two San Francisco bike makers turn to powder coating to finish their custom products.
INNOVATIONS

Selas Gas-Fired Burners Designed for Efficiency

Red-Ray MR-12 infrared burner has a durable, fine-porosity metal alloy refractory grid that is resistant to impact, thermal shock and water damage.

PrestiVac Offers Explosion-Proof Vacuums

Vacuums are specifically designed to safely vacuum explosive, flammable, combustible dusts.