What is Metal Powder Coating?

What is metal powder coatingMetal powder coating is a process that sees dry coloured powder being applied to a surface and then placed in and oven, heated and cured. This results in a highly durable and weather proof end product that also has an extremely smooth finish.

The metal powder coating process is frequently used in order to create a harder and tougher finish when compared to conventional paint. It is most commonly used to coat metals on automobile and bicycle parts, as well as a variety of household appliances and much more.

 

The Benefits:

There are many reasons why metal powder coating is a popular method, including those listed below:

  • Cost-Efficient
  • Durability
  • Low Toxicity
  • Longevity
  • Variety of Colours and Finishes

 

However, there are occasions when other processes, such as wet spray paint, is more suitable for specific jobs. This includes when a thin coat is required, as metal powder coating is not ideal due to the fact that it produces much thicker coats, but the number of benefits that the process offers is why it is such a popular option when it comes to coating metal.

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