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July 2014 - Toefco

30 Jul

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Types of Metal Coating Services

July 30, 2014 | By | No Comments

When it comes to metal coating services, there are hundreds, if not thousands of different options. In the world of industry, machines play an important role, and most machines are made of large metal components. However, these metal components can’t operate at optimum performance without some type of coating to reduce friction or protect the surface of the metal. Just as there are many different types of metals and a seemingly endless supply of applications for coatings, there are plenty of options available. Only an expert who deals with metal coatings every single day can understand the nuances involved with selecting the best one for a given circumstance or use. In general, there are about four different types of coatings available: Read More

23 Jul

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Teflon Industrial Coating and Industrial Powder Coating Process

July 23, 2014 | By | No Comments

The goal of both Teflon industrial coating and powder coating is basically similar, although the processes used to apply each of them are slightly different. Both coatings are meant to impart some specific property to the item that is being coated. For powder coating, the goal is a protective layer that will keep the item from being damaged, although with Teflon, usually a non-stick surface is the property that is intended to be given to the item it is being applied to. Read More

16 Jul

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Anyone Can Prepare Auto Parts for Powder Coating

July 16, 2014 | By | No Comments

Whenever you’re working on a vehicle engine, you must take into consideration how the parts are going to be protected inside that engine. After all, the temperature tends to rise rapidly inside of engines, so you need to do everything in your power to make sure that they remain protected. Powder coating is one of the most common methods, although the average car restore hobbyist can’t do this on their own. Nonetheless, anyone can prepare auto parts for powder coating.

Here are several tips to keep in mind when getting any auto parts ready to be powder coated: Read More

09 Jul

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Is it Possible to Powder Coat Chrome?

July 9, 2014 | By | No Comments

Powder coating is a process commonly used to coat parts of all kinds and protect them from corrosion and rust.The process involves applying a coating over a metal surface by blowing a dry powder onto the surface and then baking it until it forms a protective layer over the surface.

It is often used in the automotive (especially with motorcycles) industry, but one question many people ask is whether it’s possible to powder coat chrome. After all, the spray-on powder does need a surface it can grip onto, and chrome is a very slippery surface. But it is possible to powder coat chrome parts, as long as you’ve got someone who knows what they’re doing. Read More

02 Jul

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5 Industries that can Benefit from Powder Coating Services

July 2, 2014 | By | No Comments

Powder coating is a material that is applied to metal surfaces while dry. It’s similar to paint, except that it’s a powder. After application, it’s then heat cured so that it provides a very durable finish over metal surfaces that may not have the right surface properties on their own. Powder coating is one of the newest techniques used for finishing surfaces, going back only about 40 years or so.

The material that’s sprayed on as a powder is made up of particles of resin and pigment. This coating offers a wide variety of benefits, which is why so many industries use it every single day. It is extremely durable and comes in a wide variety of colors, which means it not just provides the right surface properties for applications. It also can be used to give certain colors to various products. Read More