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.

Biological Wastewater Treatment for Industrial Applications

With tightening limits on nutrients and Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD), is a small scale biological system right for your industrial facility?  We will explore the ins and outs of biological wastewater treatment and how it fits into the industrial world around us.  We will look at system sizes and requirements, bacteria and their capabilities, and how to successfully treat via physical/chemical means and still use bacteria as a final polish for your needs.

New Monitoring and Controls in Coating Line Help Morton Industries Thrive

System monitors and controls temperature, conductivity, pH, pressure, conveyor status and tank levels.

Experts

When to Perform Vacuum Impregnation on Parts

Andy Marin from Godfrey and Wing says the general rule is that vacuum impregnation should be done before any surface finishes.

Experts

How Phosphates Impact Your Discharge

Phosphate conversion coatings are used to impart corrosion resistance, lubricity or to serve as a base layer for subsequent coatings. Hubbard-Hall’s Robin Deal explains their environmental impact. 

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

500°F Clean Room Truck Oven Eliminates Particle Contaminants

Grieve’s No. 970 applications include sterilization, depyrogenation, curing and drying. 


Ecoclean Combines Wet Cleaning and Plasma Treatment in Single Machine

Advantages of integrated plasma cleaning process in ultrafine degreasing include operating flexibility, reduced process times, low investment and operating costs, and a compact equipment build.