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Archive for April, 2014

Cleaning and Degreasing for Powder Coating

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by byersbushblog

For many, the first part of the powder coating process, namely the surface preparation, is the most tedious, as it does not produce any necessarily immediately visible results, making it a tempting one to rush.

This temptation should be resisted, however, as adequate surface preparation is essential to guaranteeing a long-lasting, visually-pleasing finish. (more…)

How to Powder Coat Effectively

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by byersbushblog

Powder coating is a relatively new phenomenon in the metal industry, but has many benefits that have seen it quickly become a real contender against other finishing processes.

It leaves the coated surface both very resistant to corrosion and is better developed to covering and smoothing surface imperfections. How, then, is it done? (more…)

Powder Coating Equipment for Beginners

Posted on: April 29th, 2014 by byersbushblog

The world of powder coating can look a little daunting to a novice with no practical, first-hand experience of the process, but a beginner’s kit is easy to get hold of and will have you powder coating in no time.

Beginners’ powder coating equipment is generally only made up of three elements, all of which can be acquired with some clever shopping and research into reputable providers. (more…)

Sandblasting 101 – The Basic

Posted on: April 29th, 2014 by byersbushblog

As more and more people in the metal industry look to more long-lasting solutions to fulfil their need for resilient coating, many are turning to powder coating and its unique benefits.

As one third of the overall powder coating process, surface preparation is key to ensuring a good finish with real longevity. (more…)