Mark Mortensen of All-Color Powder Coating, one of Products Finishing's Powder Coating Top Shops, says communication is key to success.
The Products Finishing Tops Shops Benchmarking Survey examined more than 50 metrics to determine the best operating practices of shops in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
With concern over germs at an all time high, antimicrobial coatings are gaining interest. One company, Vitracoat, explains how its VitraGUARD line of coatings uses a spherical silver-ion based ingredient to disrupt the grown and reproduction of bacteria.
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When looking to switch from phosphate conversion coatings, Stewart Tymchuk from Dynamix suggests looking at silane-based products for powder coating pretreatments.
Expert Rodger Talbert says be sure to use instant feedback to let the operator know when a problem first appears.
New solutions for powder coating centers combine powder preparation, conveyance, dosing and color changes into a fully automated, closed system.
The best protection against corrosion and UV exposure, says Axalta’s Mike Withers, is electrocoat and a super durable powder coating.
There are many methods for addressing electrostatic grounding in metal painting processes, and Tim Ulshafer from Mueller Electric says the best method for your process is a simple and worthwhile exercise.
INNOVATIONS IN POWDER COATING TECHNOLOGY
Walmec's 0.01-micron SuperStar filter removes vapors and contaminates for flow ranges of 50, 75 or 100 SCFM.
ACC system designed for reliable, consistent point-to-point movement of everything from small to heavy parts.
Sherwin-Williams has launched a line of powder coatings that uses a polyester resin comprised of 25% pre-consumer recycled plastic (rPET).
Company provides data across any phase of a product life cycle for a variety of industries.
Technicians can remotely view batch oven status when connected to an active internet connection.
Hoods constructed of chemical-resistant, flame-retardant, nonsparking composite resin materials.