Products Finishing’s On the Line podcast for coaters and finishers discusses evolving trends in surface finishing with interviews with powder coating consultant Rodger Talbert and 2021 Finishing Hall of Fame inductee Bill Saas.
To achieve uniform thickness for its powder coated parts, farm equipment manufacturer Bridgeview Manufacturing turns to TIGER Drylac for support.
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Jase Kaser of Kaser Blasting & Coatings knows how to juggle client needs to make his family's small coating shop thrive. Dive in to this interview with Products Finishing.
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Axalta Coating Systems architectural segment leader Michael Withers discusses mitigating defects in polyester wrinkle powder coatings.
Michael Withers Q. I really like the appearance and toughness of polyester wrinkle powder coatings but they seem to be very prone to defects – particularly a starring defect. How can I minimize/eliminate these? I can speak from personal experience with polyester wrinkles. Yes, spraying them can be very different in general. I’ve found that some can be easily charged electrostatically, so if you use the same gun settings for ...READ MORE
Verney Denerville of TIGER Drylac outlines the procedure used to mitigate the outgassing of iron castings.
Steve Houston of Vitracoat Inc. describes the SIRE method he employs for troubleshooting powder coating lines that produce faulty parts.
Custom Fabricating and Supplies offers several tips to manufacturers having trouble with plug loss and leakage during coating.
What do powder coaters need to know about color management? Rik Mertens of Datacolor explains how digitalization helps save time and avoid error.
Well-designed racking is an important part of any finishing operation. Richard Lang, who handles technical sales for EPSI’s racking and hanging division, offers insights for designing an effective racking system.
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For powder coating operations, an error report can turn defects and imperfections into an opportunity to improve.
INNOVATIONS IN POWDER COATING TECHNOLOGY
IFS Coatings has launched Pureflex Fastcure, its new fusion-bed epoxy powder coating for rebar, which the company says cures faster and at lower temperatures than standard formulations.
IFS Coatings has launched a Fusion Bonded Epoxy powder coating for rebar that reportedly cures more quickly than standard formulations or at lower temperatures.
IFS Coatings has launched its Puroplaz PE20 Texture, a low-gloss thermoplastic powder it says provides exceptional flexibility and durability.
Keyland Polymer says its UVMax Defender solution for adding antimicrobial protection to UV-cured powder coatings shows excellent robustness and effectiveness.
HMG Paints has launched its next-generation colorants, which it says offer improved color quality, performance and environmental sustainability.
Hauschild Engineering’s flagship Hauschild Speedmixer uses a dual-centrifuge design to swiftly produce bubble-free adhesive and sealant compounds.