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Four Reasons Powder Coating is Better than Traditional Wet Paint Techniques

Powder Coating

Typically wet paint should be used in applications where the material being finished cannot withstand the heat necessary for powder coating. In nearly every other scenario, powder coating is superior. Powder coating is a dry finishing process that is used for protective and ornamental finishes in manufacturing. Over the years, powder coating has been made available in an increasing range of colors and textures. In this post we will look at five ways powder coating is the best option for your product finishing needs. 

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Powder Coating Color Options Available

Powder Coating Color Options

From the dusky hues of azure blue (RAL 5009) to the cheerful notes of heather violet (RAL 4003), we now have an online listing of the powder coating color options available here at Wright Coating.

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Completing Your R&D Project with Wright Coating

Packaging for Secondary Operations

Finding the perfect coating for your project can be a difficult task, especially if you’ve never worked with coating materials before. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

We receive many questions from our customers wanting to learn more about what Wright has to offer, so we put together a list of frequently asked questions to make it easier to learn.

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The Benefits of Using Powder Coating over Conventional Liquid Paint

Powder Coating

Powder Coating produces a controlled film thickness that provides a uniform coating.

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All About Fitness...Powder Coating!

Treadmill Panels Powder Coated

When you get your Powder Coating done from Wright, you know your customers won’t have to deal with unsightly cracking or chipping on their high quality exercise machines down the road.

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Heat Resistant Powder Coating: Is It Right for My Project?

Heat Resistant Powder Coating

During testing, our heat resistant powder coating was tested at 1100°F and with 240 hours of exposure to salt and humidity. The result was that the coating contained most of its color and gloss and showed no signs of cracking or degrading.

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What's the Deal with Powder Coating?

Powder Coated

What exactly is Powder Coating?

There are two types: Thermoplastic Powder and Thermoset Polymer. Thermoplastic Powder is generally applied with a fluidized bed process. First, the part is heated to a temperature above the melting point of the powder. Then, the heated part is dipped into a pool of free-flowing powder. As the part is dipped the powder around it melts and forms a smooth homogenous bond coating the surface. It can also be applied with an electrostatic spray process, where the part is heated to a temperature above the melting point of the powder, and then the powder is sprayed onto the heated part. The powder, upon contact, will melt onto the part and form a strong coating. 

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Yes, You can Powder Coat Plastic!

ClassicKote - Powder Coating Plastic

Now, you can give engineered, filled or non-filled materials, and non-conductive, nylon-reinforced plastic all the decorative protection only powder coating can provide.

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