What is powder coating?

What is powder coating?

– Powder coating is a dry painting process that uses a fine powder with the consistency of powdered sugar, and an electrical charge to coat an object. Then the piece is baked in an oven at 400+ degrees Fahrenheit to make the powder melt and flow together.

Can You powder coat parts at home?

We were the first to come out with an affordable powder coating system for a DIYer to use in their home shop. Just like that, the days of paying top dollar to send your parts to an industrial-type powder coating firm or compromising by using aerosol paint on your parts were gone.

What happens if I don’t cure my powder coating properly?

If your surface has been prepped properly and you have applied the right amount of powder you can still have issues if you do not properly cure the powder on your parts. Your powder coating technical data sheet will have a recommended cure schedule which provides a suggested temperature and time to cure the powder coating at.

What is thermosetting powder coating?

Thermosetting powder coatings rely on heat only for melting, flow out and the curing process, typically in a temperature range of 150-200°C. New low bake powder coatings allow application on heat sensitive substrates like MDF, engineered wood, plastics or composites.


How to do powder coating 101-64?

POWDER COATING 101 – 64 – 1. Run the existing powder as low as possible in the coating booth. 2. All powder should be removed from all electrostatic spray equipment such as transfer pumps, hoses, powder pumps, sieves, feed hoppers and spray guns.

What is excess heat in powder coating?

Excess Heat Powders must maintain their particle size to allow proper handling and POWDER COATING 101 – 47 – application. Most thermosetting powders are formulated to withstand certain amount of exposure to heat in storage. This will vary according to types and formulation, but can be estimated at 100 – 120F.

What is Eastwood hotcoat powder coating?

The Eastwood HotCoat powder coating system is a complete solution for both new and experienced auto enthusiasts. Our powder coating supplies give you all the help you need, including powder coat paint guns, silicone plugs, hanging hooks, spray booths and more.