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.
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.
As the COVID pandemic continues, coating suppliers work to navigate raw material shortages and chemical price increases.
LATEST Powder Coating VIDEOS
Wireless, modular conveyor system provides flexibility and scalability for carrying parts through finishing processes.
When masking product failures are costing you money, it pays to work with an expert that can select or engineer the most efficient solution.
ASK THE POWDER COATING EXPERT
Powder coating consultant Rodger Talbert explains AAMA specifications and considerations coaters should make before taking on work required to meet those standards.
Q: We have a chance to take on a new job that requires us to meet a specification issued by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). We have coated aluminum parts but we have never had anyone ask us to meet the conditions outlined in the AAMA 2604 specification. We are not sure if we can meet it or what we have to do to ...READ MORE
Trey Peavy of RTT Engineered Finishing Solutions offers insights into considerations that must be taken into account when commissioning a powder cure oven.
As raw materials become increasingly scarce, powder coating consultant Rodger Talbert offers insights into using non-TGIC products.
Verney Denerville of TIGER Drylac discusses recommendations for avoiding or mitigating blistering defects in powder coatings.
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.
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.
INNOVATIONS IN POWDER COATING TECHNOLOGY
Interpon D2015 Précis Ultra Matt from AkzoNobel is designed to create bring a glint of brilliance and luminescence to architectural surfaces.
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.