Q: What is Powder Coating???
A: Powder Coating is a painting process using dry powdered paint that is baked in an oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
The oven curing melts the dry powder into a "gel state" then further curing causes this gel to harden into a very
Q: How can you paint parts
with a dry powder???
The powder is applied using an electrostatic charge. Similar to the way dust sticks to your Television screen, the electro-statically
charged powder sticks to the parts.
Why doesn’t powder coated parts drip or run in the oven???
A: When powder is in the "gel state" it is very thick like paste and
therefore, it doesn’t run or drip.
What kind of parts can be powder coated???
A: Any metal part can be coated
Q: Is Powder Coating better than liquid paint?
A: Yes, powder coating is thicker 3-4 mils and paint is typically 1-2 mils. The thickness of the
powder coating makes powder coating more resistant to scratches and nicks. Powder coating is versatile and can be used on
springs without cracking the coating. You can’t do that with paint!
Q: Can parts be coated with a clear powder coating?
A: Of course, there are several clear powder coatings available
from semi gloss to high gloss. The clear powder coating works great on polished parts eliminating the need to keep polishing
your parts. And best of all, the clear powder coatings outlast liquid clear coatings.
Q: How does the oven temperature affect my metal parts?
A: The oven temperature is low enough to avoid
any metal fatigue.
Q: How do I get
my parts to you?
use FedEx, UPS, and U.S. Priority Mail. Shipping is no problem. What ever your needs, we can handle them!
Q. Can you Powder Coat glass?
A. The Answer to that is yes, but there is a trick