Powder Coating Week Returns to Orlando in 2022

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Three days packed with all things powder coating! The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) has announced Powder Coating Week 2022 is set to return to the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, FL, from March 7 -9. The event comprises three separate programs that offer a combination of training, keynote presentations, technical sessions, tabletop exhibits, roundtable […]

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Cleaning Stainless Steel

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Stainless steels are highly corrosion resistant—however, stainless steel applications can still remain at risk to surface damage. Oxidation, corrosion, rusting, or staining can occur over the long-term in harsh environments without routine cleaning and maintenance. Repeat mechanical damage also contributes to a faster degradation of the metal. All stainless steels contain at least 10.5% chromium […]

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Powder Coatings Market Worth $14.9 Billion by 2025

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The powder coatings market has been segmented based on resin type (thermoset and thermoplastic), coating method (electrostatic spray, fluidized bed), end-use industry (appliances, automotive, general industrial, architectural, furniture, others), and region (APAC, Europe, North America, Middle East, South America, and Africa). The thermoset resin segment is expected to lead the growth during the forecast period. […]

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BEST DEFENSE: Military approves CARC powder coats

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The race is on amongst powder coating manufacturers to turn out a new product that will meet military CARC specifications and hopefully grab a share of the $2 billion defense coating market. The U.S. Department of Defense issued specifications in late 2010 to allow powder coaters to finish military vehicles and equipment which ‑ until […]

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Market Update: Advances in Powder Coatings

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What are some of the advances in powder coatings? According to American Coatings Association: Powder coating technology is viewed as a sustainable option in many industrial coating applications. It is most widely used to coat metal substrates, but efforts have focused on developing curing solutions that enable the application of powder coatings to temperature-sensitive materials […]

Liquid Nylon Coating

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What is Liquid Nylon? According to Corrosionpedia: What Does Liquid Nylon Coating Mean? A liquid nylon coating is a coating that is used to protect an underlying base material. As the name suggests, the coating material is made from nylon, plus epoxy for bonding purposes. A liquid nylon coating can be adhered to many different […]

Basic Facts in Metal Cleaning

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How do you clean metal? According to Corrosion Doctors: Preparation for processing it for application 0f a non-metallic zinc phosphate for either corrosion protection or painting In metal cleaning it is generally overlooked that water plays the most important part. Its condition (hard or soft), and degrees thereof determines the performance of the chemicals dissolved […]

Global Sand Blasting Equipment Market 2021

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Curious about the global sandblasting market? According to MarketWatch: Global and Regional “Sand Blasting Equipment Market” 2021 Industry Status, Growth, COVID-19 Impact Analysis Research Report Standard Version-: The global Sand Blasting Equipment market was valued at 121.98 Million USD in 2020 and will grow with a CAGR of 5.05% from 2020 to 2027, based on […]

CARC: The Impervious Nature of an Important Paint

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New to CARC? Consider this. According to Medium: Chemical Agent Resistant Coating, commonly referred to as CARC, is a paint applied to military vehicles. CARC ensures their metal surfaces remain resistant to oxidation and puncturing by chemical or biological agents. CARC is a robust and adaptable automotive-grade polyurethane paint. Automotive-grade polyurethane coatings have the common […]

The basics of liquid and powder coatings

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New to liquid and powder coating? Consider this. According to the Fabricator: “Almost all metal fabricators consider on-time part delivery a key metric. In today’s just-in-time manufacturing environment, the parts need to be there so the customers don’t miss a beat in their own manufacturing facilities. “To maintain their ability to get parts where they […]