Controlling the powder coating cure process through oven temperature profiling
This article correlates finish quality with oven temperature profiling. It explains why oven profiling should be done regularly and how time and temperature relate to part mass in the curing process. It also discusses some common myths associated with oven profiling.
The excitement builds as you start a new powder finishing system. Months of planning and hundreds of thousands of dollars have gone into the project. Finally the washer is heating, the oven is running, and the conveyor is moving. Minutes seem like hours as you wait for the first coated test panels to emerge from the system. 199811-15