POWDER COATING CLINIC

Powder Coating

Removing Cured Powder Coatings

Question: What methods are available for removing cured powder coatings, and what are the pros and cons of these methods?
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Powder Coating

Cure Oven Contamination

Question: We have a powder coat system.
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Liquid Coating

How to Adjust a Burn-Off Oven To Remove Coatings

Q. We are having issues with our burn-off oven. It doesn’t seem to be adjusting to the amount of coating on the hooks and fixtures. What can I do to fix this?
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Powder Coating

What Causes Discoloration of Clear Coat Powder?

Coaters sometimes have problems with cloudy appearance or yellowing of the coating, and expert Rodger Talbert has a few possible solutions.
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Liquid Coating

Considerations for Buying A Burn-Off Oven

A time-tested way to keep hooks clean is with a burn-off oven, and Steelman Industries’ Carlton Mann explains considerations for buying one.
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Liquid Coating

Finding Correlations to Salt Spray and UV Protection Hours

Bob Hohn with Assured Testing Services says it is often difficult to equate test duration to actual years of field service.
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Liquid Coating

How to Know When to Change Spray Booth Filters

When it comes to determining when to change your spray booth filters, Trey Peavy from Col-Met Engineered Finishing Solutions says to first differentiate between intake filters and exhaust filters.
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Powder Coating

How to Stop Powder Coatings from Drifting from Spray Booth

Nordson’s Frank Mohar says the main function of any powder booth is to contain excess powder overspray.
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Liquid Coating

Designing Batch Ovens for Powder Coating Operations

Curing ovens are an important part of any finishing operation, and Col-Met’s John  Owed says understanding key elements will assist in selecting the right oven for your application.
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Powder Coating

Improving Transfer Efficiencies in Coating Operations

There are many methods for addressing electrostatic grounding in metal painting processes, and Tim Ulshafer from Mueller Electric says the best method for your process is a simple and worthwhile exercise.
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