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.

Gaining Traction to be a Great Finishing Operation

Burkard Industries, located near Detroit, was the Products Finishing’s Top Shop in 2018 for liquid and powder coating operations, using a management book to help them improve.

Powder Coating Institute 3000 and 4000 Certifications—What You Need to Know

Assessment Program Offers Comprehensive Audit for Custom Coaters and OEMs

Experts

How to Use Manufacturing Technology to Reach Finishing Goals

If your coating operation has big growth goals for this year, then solutions engineer Bill McGee from Plex Systems says you should have a deep understanding of the way your shop works.

Experts

What is Blooming in Powder Coating, and How Do I Prevent It?

To get rid of the a white haze that develops on the surface of a coating, Danielle Dykstra from Diamond Vogel says to increase the oven temperature so the haze cannot develop before the paint sets in the curing process. 

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

Exair's HazLoc Cabinet Coolers Receive UL Approval

System may be suitable for electrical enclosures with problematic overheating.

Stripping Solvent Offers Eco-friendly Coating Removal

Dissolves powder coatings and some liquid paints at room temperature.