Considerations when buying a powder coating oven
For businesses operating in sectors like automotive and manufacturing, the prospect of establishing an in-house powder coating facility presents a compelling opportunity.
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Energy bills continue to be volatile across the UK and with government subsidies beginning to end, many companies are looking for ways to cut down on energy. If you combine this with the fact that many businesses are becoming more environmentally conscious for ethical and financial reasons, with grants on offer to make businesses greener, […]
Automation is becoming more prevalent as technology advances and is one of the areas that is now increasingly accessible to businesses. Having automatic processes in place has several advantages for businesses, it increases efficiency, improves accuracy and frees up employee time. However, one of the most underrated advantages of automation is how much money it […]
Fusion bonded epoxy powder coating (FBE) is a type of coating that is applied to the surface of a material as a dry powder. The powder is made up of small particles of epoxy resin and a hardening agent. The coating is applied to the surface of the material using a process called electrostatic spray […]
When first powder coating, it’s common for businesses to outsource their finishing operations. As bringing the process in-house can often require further staff, training and a larger upfront cost in terms of buying the machinery and equipment to ensure the process is carried out to a high standard. Business owners often outsource powder coating for […]
Before painting or powder coating a metal substrate, it is advisable to consider what preparation is required before powder coating to pre-treat the product. Pre-treatment involves the cleaning and preparation of a surface before applying a finish, with the following aims: The pre-treatment system choice will vary based on several factors but the predominant factors […]
In comparison to other painting methods, powder coating is generally longer lasting and more resistant. During the process, dry powder with a negative charge is sprayed through an application gun onto an earthed metal component. Once coated, the piece is cured in an oven to gel the powder with the object. The heat allows the […]
A common practise in a variety of sectors, powder coating is used to coat almost any object with a durable paint finish. It is used for both aesthetic purposes and to protect the substrate underneath from being damaged by natural elements. The process works by applying a dry powder with an electric charge to a […]
There is the potential for automotive spray booths to struggle with paint repairs on electric vehicles. Electric vehicles cannot be finished in high-temperature paint booths due to the powerful battery. Auto manufacturers, including Audi, Lexus, Tesla, Toyota, and Volvo, have issued comments stating that electrical vehicle drying temperatures should not exceed 50 degrees centigrade (120 […]
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