As specialists in preparation, cleaning and coating, we have had to answer many pressing questions about powder coating over the years. We have responded to everything from ‘what is powder coating?’ to ‘is powder coating environmentally friendly?’
This post will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about powder coating, so you can understand the process more.
What Is Powder Coating?
Powder coating uses cutting-edge technology and equipment to apply a protective and decorative finish to various products, materials and surfaces. This process is used in a multitude of industries as it is high-quality, durable and long-lasting.
Is Powder Coating Hazardous?
Powder coating comes with many hazards that you need to be aware of. When powder coating dust can form, you could inhale harmful chemicals, such as TGIC and lead chromate based pigments. You might injure yourself if you are not familiar with the process.
You must wear the right protective gear with so many hazards, understand the process, or seek professional help if you are unfamiliar with how powder coating works.
How Do You Store the Powder?
Powder for your powder coating process should be stored in certain conditions to make sure it remains usable. Ideally, you should store your powder in environments of 26°c of less, with a humidity level between 50% – 60% approximately.
What Is Powder Coating Used For?
Powder coating is the process of applying a decorative and protective finish to a product, surface or material. The versatile nature of powder coating means it is used in many different industries.
What Are the Benefits of Powder Coating?
Powder coating has a wide array of benefits; however, some benefits include durable, long-lasting, scratch-resistant, versatile and high-quality.
Is Powder Coating Environmentally Friendly?
The short answer is yes, powder coating is environmentally friendly. Powder coating is environmentally friendly as it contains no solvents that are harmful to the environment.
Does Powder Coating Take a Long Time?
Yes, powder coating is very time-consuming; however, a professional is likely to be quicker than someone with limited experience.
What Building Has Powder Coating?
Powder coating is present on many buildings, due to its versatile nature. Some famous structures that have powder-coated elements include Wimbledon, Westminster Abbey and even Deventer Public Library, to name a few.
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