Infrared-convection oven charges up powder conversion for coating complex parts
Who says you can't cure complex parts with IR? This Ohio company thought so until 4 months of testing proved it wrong. Now, the company has set its skepticism aside and embraced IR curing technology wholeheartedly.
Call Dan Lucus somewhat of a skeptic. When he knew his employer, Bud Industries, needed to switch from high-solids to powder coatings, the director of manufacturing wanted to be sure the conversion would go as smoothly and efficiently as possible-and he knew a space- and energy-saving oven was crucial to the success of the project. But when he found an oven that fit the criteria, he kept his expectations low.