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Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

What is powder coating?

Powder coating is dry finishing process. Powder coating is high quality, durable, and comes in an almost limitless range of colors.

 

How does powder coating work?

When the powder coating ingredients are combined they are melted, mixed, cooled, and ground into a powder that looks like baby powder. They then take the powder and put it in a spray gun which applies an electrostatic charge to the particles. Once the powder is charged it is then sprayed onto the object.

 

Why should you choose powder coating?

Powder coating helps reduce the risk of scratches,  chipping, abrasions, corrosion, fading, and other wear issues.

 

Why do companies use powder coating?

Powder coating is environmentally friendly. Powder coating does not give off volatile organic compounds into the air like other methods of painting. Those volatile organic compounds can cause short time and long time adverse health effects.

 

What are some examples of products that are powder coated?

  • Patio Furniture
  • Wheels
  • Metal Gates
  • Chair Frames
  • Mail Boxes
  • Knobs
  • And much more!

 

This video shows the media blasting process. This is one of the first steps to get the surface clean and remove any old paint.