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Powder coating is a high-performance metal finishing process in which prepared parts have a free-flowing, dry powder electrostatically applied. The electrostatic process, where the parts take on one charge and the powder has the opposite charge, results in a very high transfer efficiency rate of up to 95%. Once the parts are coated, they are then force-cured in a gas- fired industrial oven. Typical cure time is around 35 minutes at 395 degrees Fahrenheit, but this depends on part density and the type of powder being applied. Once the powder is cured, the end result is a finish of unmatched beauty, color, smoothness, and toughness. The adhesion, scratch resistance, and long term gloss retention of powder coating are all superior to other methods of finishing.
Powder coating is also one of the most green product finishing processes available today. With conventional wet paint, the pigment is suspended in solvents. When the wet paint is sprayed, the solvent evaporates into the air as what’s known as a VOC (volatile organic compount). Powder coating avoids all of this as the dry powder consists of nothing more than pigments, resins and curing agents. There is little to no release of VOCs, little to no toxicity, and no flamibility. Powder coating is truly the finish of today and the future.
This is why all industries, from heavy equipment and military, to outdoor recreational products, to aerospace are increasingly turning to powder coating as their finishing process of choice.