Introduction to Powder Coating

Overview

The powder coat process is a metal finishing process that can replace traditional wet painting when superior performance is required.  The powder coat process was pioneered in the 1950’s and has developed into a common and preferred process for the manufacturing industry and certain specialty groups (such as automotive, racing, and sporting goods).   Learn More..

Decorative & Functional Coatings

Powder coat can be either functional or decorative in emphasis.  The majority of modern powder coats are classified as decorative finishes, formulated to maximize color, gloss, and texture.  Learn More..

The Importance of Pretreatment

Pretreatment is the term applied to the process of preparing a surface to receive powder coat.  Powder can be sprayed over bare metal with no special pretreatment and initially look beautiful, and if you are paying $100 to powder coat your Harley frame this is probably what you are getting.  Without proper pretreatment, however, the powder will chip and corrode easily.  Learn More..

How is Powder Coat Better than Spray Paint?

Many characteristics of powder coat make it a superior alternative to wet spray paint. Powder coat is thicker, harder and adheres better than spray paint.  Learn More..

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