Field-applied powder coating weathers the ups and downs of Canadian climate
A themoplastic powder coating endures yearly temperature extremes ranging between –30F and 105F on irrigation-bridge pilings in Alberta.
undreds of irrigation canals wind through southeast Alberta, a province in western Canada. During the hot, dry, almost desertlike summer when temperatures can reach 105?F, the canals are filled with water so that farmers can irrigate their crops. As the winter freeze approaches in late November, the canals are drained, remaining empty until the end of March.