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.

40-Under-40: Class of 2018

Former Nebraska football star Brandon Rigoni leads Lincoln Industries’ business development unit, and our 2018 young professionals class.

Gas Catalytic IR: The Technology Enabler

Infrared curing cuts cycle times and delivers improved quality in zinc-rich powder applications.

Experts

What Causes Discoloration of Clear Coat Powder?

Coaters sometimes have problems with cloudy appearance or yellowing of the coating, and expert Rodger Talbert has a few possible solutions.
Experts

How to Achieve Good Grounding

Saying ground is important to proper and safe powder coating is an understatement, contends Parker Ionics’ John Cole.
Featured Video

Fabtech's Fab 5: Here's What Not to Miss

The scene may be hectic, and it may be impossible to hit every booth, event and attraction, so we at Products Finishing offer our list of five “fabulous” must-see draws at the show. 

INNOVATIONS

Sherwin-Williams Digital Color Matching Improves Powder Finishing Productivity

The handheld ColorReaderPro color-matching and measurement device is designed to be simple, self-contained and calibrated on site, and it comes pre-loaded with Sherwin-Williams in-stock powder product matches.

IFS Coatings Offers Fusion-Bonded Epoxy Powder for Rebar

IFS PureFlex FBE is designed to provide corrosion protection, flexibility and adhesion properties required to extend the service life of steel reinforcement bars, dowel bars and related accessories.