Trends in appliance powder coatings—part I
This article is part one of a two-part series on the use of powder coatings in the appliance industry. The article discusses where appliance coating with powder started, where it's headed, and what factors affect its future.
Part II, to be published in a subsequent issue, will focus on developing the next generation of powders. Of the 291 million pounds of powder coatings produced in the US last year, 15 percent were used in the appliance industry.