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The basics of liquid and powder coatings

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 […]

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“CARC” (Chemical Agent Resistant Coating)

New to CARC? Consider this. According to Military Trader: “Chemical Agent Resistant Coating or CARC is, in simple terms, a low gloss military version of the polyurethane paints that were developed for use in commercial industry. CARC has a low porosity that prevents chemical warfare agents from “soaking in” to the finish and makes decontamination […]

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Top 5 Myths about Powder Coating

When it comes to powder coating, be wary of these myths. According to ICI Online: “Many people have their preconceived notions about powder coating which are not all very accurate. Before discussing the top 5 myths about powder coating, let’s go over the process and how it works. What is powder coat? “Powder coating is […]

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Pretreatment for Painting

Have you ever wondered why you need to pretreat before you paint? Consider this. According to Products Finishing: A high-quality conversion coating is essential for the durability of painted metal goods. The process of applying an inorganic conversion coating to a metallic surface involves removing any surface contaminants, then chemically converting the clean surface into […]

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