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Understanding Powder Coating Services

May 14, 2014 | By | No Comments

“Powder coating services” sounds like such a complicated term, but it really isn’t. These services are actually perfect for a variety of reasons, but you have to know how they work if you want to understand how you and your business can benefit from them. In short, powder coating services places a sealing layer over pain. The powder may be applied by lowering the part into the powder or by spraying the powder onto the part. Next the item is baked until the powder melts on and forms a sealing layer over the paint.

Powder coating services offer a high level of sealing over the paint, and the only reason they might fail is if the preparation of the powder was not done properly. This is why you need a professional to take care of all your coating needs so you know that they are done properly. There are different applications and ways to prepare powder coating services for a variety of materials, including:

  • Aluminum
  • Steel

A major part of powder coating services is simply preparing the surface area to receive the coating. Depending on what kind of machine you have and what the parts are being used for, powder coating services can actually help remove corrosion in addition to applying a sealant to prevent it from corroding in the future.

 

There are several benefits to powder coating services over other similar services:

  • The coating is hard and resists abrasions.
  • Some powder coatings can be bent (for interior applications only).
  • You have a wide variety of finishes and colors.
  • Various thicknesses are available.
  • Color matching is available.

Powder coating services are one of the best ways to keep your machine protected and looking great at the same time. Depending on what kind of materials you are processing through your machines, this type of coating may be your only option. It is far more versatile than other types of coatings, and it can be used for a variety of different applications.

Toefco provides powder coating services to help protect your machines and finishes against high temperatures and other corrosive elements. There is just too much riding on your machines and equipment to risk getting the wrong coating. Talk to a professional about whether powder coating is the right option for your machine. It is one of the newest types of coatings out there, so it is possible that you don’t know what you are missing.