Tips to getting the right powder coating for the job
With prices rising for powder coatings, it's imperative that you get the exact type of powder coating for your application. To do this, you need to refresh yourself on the types of powder chemistries available, the raw materials that go into powder coating formulations, and factors that contribute to the effectiveness of powder coatings. This article does just that. It explains the chemistries available, the raw materials involved, and factors that can contribute to the quality of the coating applied.
Proper communication between the powder coater and the powder coatings manufacturer is a key to obtaining the right powder for a particular application. The results of the powder-coated part are based on the powder coating formulation along with the proper application. The following demonstrates in detail these two points.