Studying powder coating variables and their effects during cure with gas-fired IR and convection heat
Choosing the right oven for your powder coating operation is an important process. Not all curing ovens are created equal. Powder coaters need to know which factors to take into consideration when designing an oven specifically suited to their operation.
This article offers answers to questions raised frequently by powder coaters as they shop for curing ovens. It includes data from a series of powder gel and cure tests run by Mason, a Muncie, Ind., oven-burner and combustion-support-equipment manufacturer, and DuPont Powder Coatings [formerly Herberts O'Brien], Houston.