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

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.

Experts

Evaluating and Solving Racking Needs on Any Scale

Taking on a new coating project can be challenging, but Donovan Dixon of ProductionPlus says proper planning can make things go smoother, especially if you are implementing a new line or a larger project.

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

Calvary Industries Develops In-House Control System

CalEye 2.0 provides customizable, automated control for pretreatment systems.


OptiFlex Pro Spray Units Feature Higher Charging Power

Powder coating technology enables faster powder coating process.