With years of experience under our belts, Blast ‘n’ baked are here to offer advice on key elements you could be using on your project. This blog post will discuss the concept of power-coating as well as the benefits and disadvantages involved in power-coating.

Defining powder-coating

The first thing we will discuss is what powder-coating is. Powder-coating is an advanced method of applying a protective and decorative finish to different materials. This process is typically used in a variety of various industries and can be utilised by consumers.

Benefits of powder-coating

The first and foremost benefit of powder-coating is that it offers a durable finish. When you powder-coat a surface, you are making the surface more sustainable and resilient to scratches, chips and general wear and tear.

Another benefit of powder-coating is that it is said to be more environmentally friendly as it contains no solvents. On similar lines, powder-coating is also cleaner to use than wet paint.

Other benefits of powder-coating include it being sturdy, scratch-resistant, long-lasting, and versatile.

Disadvantages of powder-coating

Along with the advantage of powder-coating come obstacles. Problems of powder-coating include it being hard to obtain thin coating layers; it is also time-consuming as it requires baking. When it comes to powder-coating, the start-up cost is high, and you have less control over the smoothness of the coating.

Where is it used?

Many different industries and products will use powder-coating, for example, appliances such as washers, stoves, dryers, and microwave ovens utilise powder-coating in their process. The automotive and architecture industry also use powder-coating in their process.

Contact us today

Blast ‘n’ baked is an established blast cleaning and powder coating company in Somerset, which means we have the expertise to answer any question you might have. Do not hesitate to contact us today if you have any questions or queries.