Custom Powder Coating Services

What does powder coated mean?

Powder coating is a material coloration technique that involves a free-flowing dry powder which does not require a solvent like liquid paint. The powder is applied with an electrostatic charge and then baked to apply a skin to the material, which is stronger than standard paint.

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Powder is typically applied using a type of sprayer to charge the powder particles so that they will stick to a material, which is normally made out of metal.

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Is there an advantage to having a product powder coated over standard painting?

There are multiple advantages to using powder coats over regular paints when coloring your product:

-Powder coatings contain no solvents and release little or no amount of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) into the atmosphere. This eliminates the need buy costly pollution control equipment, allowing companies can comply more easily and economically with the regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

-Powder coatings can produce much thicker coatings than conventional liquid coatings without running or sagging.

-Unlike wet paint, powder coats are resistant to chipping, scratching and wear down because a thermal bonding process is done during the coating of metals.

-Powder coated items generally have fewer appearance differences between horizontally coated surfaces and vertically coated surfaces than liquid coated items. This is why most companies opt for it to give a high quality, uniform finish to custom business signage and automobiles.

-The wide range of specialty effects are easily accomplished using powder coatings that would be impossible to achieve with other coating processes.

-Curing time is significantly faster with powder coating as compared to liquid coating.

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