Northeastern Ohio industrial hinge manufacturer Midlake Products & Mfg. Co. recently added a powder coating line to its operation after years of contemplation. One deciding factor was a phosphate-free, non-reactive cleaning process.
In the midst of the pandemic, recreational equipment manufacturer Lifetime turned to George Koch Sons LLC to design, fabricate and install a powder coating system to support increasing business demand.
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.
In this episode of Products Finishing’s On the Line podcast we focus on the environment, recycling and sustainability. We’ll speak with powder coating recycling company Innovakote and hear about Advanced Plating Technologies’ efforts to recycle metals from electroplating sludge.
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Verney Denerville of TIGER Drylac discusses recommendations for avoiding or mitigating blistering defects in powder coatings.
Verney Denerville is an application field specialist with TIGER Drylac. Q. Do you have recommendations for avoiding or mitigating blistering defects in powder coatings? Dealing with surface defects can be a nuisance and costly endeavor for any coating operation. Especially if the cause of the defect is coming from the process. A common surface defect that happens during the powder coating process is blistering. Blistering is described as the formation ...READ MORE
Powder coating consultant Rodger Talbert discusses measuring transfer efficiency (TE) and determining ways to improve.
Axalta Coating Systems architectural segment leader Michael Withers discusses mitigating defects in polyester wrinkle powder coatings.
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.
INNOVATIONS IN POWDER COATING TECHNOLOGY
Manual powder systems available to cover all process needs from ordinary to metallic and UV powders.
Tiger Drylac Powder Coating launches TigerText to help service customers
Sherwin-Williams’ Echelon powder coatings provide long-term aesthetics and require minimal maintenance.
X-Rite Inc. and Pantone LLC have updated their Pantora application to connect with X-Rite spectrophotometers, enabling brands to convert physical materials into digital samples.
Wagner has updated its Coatify IoT platform with newly compatible devices, new features that increase transparency on past jobs and a lower-priced feature-light version.
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.