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.

Progressive Coating Takes Dip into Fluidized Bed, Plastisol Finishes

Progressive Coatings in Chicago has seen a 600 percent increase in its business with Fluidized Bed, Vinyl Plastisol Dip Coatings

Adding Finishing and Cutting Costs

BTD Manufacturing adds liquid and autophoretic finishes, and now enjoys great demand for these processes from its customers.

Experts

Powder Coating Hot Dipped Galvanized Steel

If you are not sure if the 3-stage washer is the best way to prepare the metal for powder, then Rodger Talbert has some tips to get the material ready.

Experts

How to Clean Parts Properly Before Powder Coating

Ken Kaluzny, from Coral Chemical, says that if mill oil is not removed from parts, you would observe pin holes and craters in the cured powder paint.

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

Powder Coatings Designed to Look Like Anodized Metal

Coatings deliver smooth, ultra-matte, powder-coated finish using mica pigments.

500°F Jumbo Walk-In Oven Cures Large Parts

Grieve’s No. 1019 is a 500°F, electrically heated walk-in batch oven designed for curing coatings onto large discs.