Powder Coating Blog

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Posted On: September 01st, 2014 01:01 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

Powder coating or custom finish coating, is a dry powder applied with the help of state of the art machines. The powder layers are applied electrostatically and cured in curing ovens to give it skin-like, consistent appearance.

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Posted On: August 28th, 2014 12:58 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

People who are in the business of powder coating as manufacturers or as customers in need of getting their material powder coated know that it is a process that is by no means inexpensive. Although the benefits outweigh the hefty cost of powder coating, nonetheless the price is high for first or one-timers.

Posted On: August 27th, 2014 01:31 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

In this section we will be discussing the different types of anticorrosive coatings that are being used in different scenarios as presented in the previous section, namely 'atmospheric pressure, splash zone and immersion'.

Posted On: August 26th, 2014 03:06 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

Anticorrosive coats are being used to increase or preserve the life of many types of materials, largely metals. These coatings are not only different in terms of the powder coat itself, but usually involve many layers of coats, which provide protection from various environmental elements.

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Posted On: August 25th, 2014 05:05 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

Powder coating is a relatively newer phenomenon, which employs powders composed of different raisins to serve as protective layers on a material surface. The three basic principles in science through which heat transfers from one body to another include: convection, conduction and radiation.

Posted On: August 08th, 2014 12:38 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

Minimization of cost is a major objective for any manufacturing business to allow scalability along the value chain. However, this step must be taken in a way that allows for consistency and sustainability in the manufacturing process. Manufacturers of powder coatings try different means and ends to get a high class result in the performance within an efficient cost budget.

Posted On: August 07th, 2014 12:32 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

Wood powder coating techniques have reached a milestone when it comes to being environmentally friendly. Given the new found realization of governments around the world, it is very important to keep pace with all regulations to provide the safest solution to the modern day consumer. Wood powder coating methods are highly desirable as they neither release volatile organic compounds (VOCs), nor hazardous air pollutan

Posted On: August 06th, 2014 12:17 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

The introduction of biobased resins to the market has turned the industry towards a new wave of innovation, in fact, a wave of ‘green’ innovation. This resin satisfies the increasing consumer demand for a more environment friendly coating.

Posted On: August 05th, 2014 12:30 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

The primary focus of emerging coating markets is still the waterborne technology, however, there is an evolution in attributes that are required for designating a ‘green’ coating. ‘Green’ is the term used for coatings that are low odor, low VOC and free of alkylphenol ethoxylate (APE).

Posted On: August 04th, 2014 01:22 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

triylicydyl isocyanurate cross linkers (TGIC) are one of the more traditional raw materials used for powder coatings. These TGICs are mainly used in polyester based coatings for powders that have to be applied on the outdoors. TGICs add to the powder’s weather resistance and durability.

Posted On: August 01st, 2014 01:31 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

As mentioned earlier, some previously untouched aspects involved in powder coating will be studied in this particular article. Some of these are:

  • General causes of violation of HSE guidelines
  • Source of pollution in the industry, and
  • Prevention of pollution
Posted On: July 31st, 2014 12:23 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

In recent times, the powder coating industry has grown tremendously. The use of coatings on various products gives a very unique result unparalleled by older coating techniques. But powder coatings also have some disadvantages especially in their interaction with the environment.

Posted On: July 30th, 2014 01:09 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

In the earlier article, two types of UV-curings and four surface applications were discussed. The remaining one type of UV-curing and other four substrate applications will be studied in this particular article.

Posted On: July 29th, 2014 05:22 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

Amongst the recent developments in the Powder Coatings industry is a growing consciousness about consumer health and product safety. As a result manufacturers have had to change their business strategy in order to provide products that are eco-friendly, cost efficient and gain acceptance by the customers.

Posted On: July 21st, 2014 12:47 AM, EST By PCD Help Desk

The technology used in curing UV multi functional resins are cross linked or polymerized by exposing to UV light. The UV light initiates UV photo initiators which undergoes polymerization which in turn triggers the conversion process. Liquid UV resins are transformed into cross linked coatings.