New to powder coating? Consider this.
According to PowderCoating.org:
“Powder coating is a high-quality durable finish found on thousands of products you come in contact with each day. Compared to liquid paint, powder coatings are more environmentally sound, durable, and safe for the whole family. When shopping at your favorite retailers, don’t forget to ask for Powder Coated TOUGH products!
“Rough and Tough – Powder coating protects the roughest, toughest machinery as well as the household items you depend on daily such as appliances, bathroom fixtures and even furniture. It provides a more durable finish than liquid paints can offer, while still providing an attractive finish.
“Long Lasting – Powder coated products are more resistant to diminished coating quality as a result of impact, moisture, chemicals, ultraviolet light, heat and other extreme weather conditions. That’s why powder coating is used on products exposed to extreme conditions such as vehicle rims, outdoor furniture and grills.
“Try and Scratch Me – Powder coated finishes provide a durability that reduces the risk of scratches, chipping, abrasions, corrosion, fading, and other wear issues.
“Breathe Easier – Unlike liquid paints, powder coatings contain no solvents and release little or no amount of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) into the atmosphere. Thus, there is no longer a need for finishers to buy costly pollution control equipment. Companies can comply more easily and economically with the regulations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
“Preserve the Planet – Unlike many liquid paints, powder coatings offer a smaller carbon footprint which reduces the adverse effects on the environment.
“Waste Not, Want Not – Companies using liquid paints generate unwanted hazardous waste that must be disposed of properly. Powder coatings are able to be recycled and reused and generate zero hazardous waste.
“Looking Good! – It’s tough. It looks great. And it lasts a long, long time. In addition to being durable, powder coating is an attractive choice due to environmental advantages.
“Did You Know, Rain, Sleet, or Snow? – Powder coated products are more resistant to damage from impact, moisture, chemicals, ultraviolet light, heat and other extreme weather conditions.
“The Best Finish in Town – A better kind of paint.”