Powder Coating: Increasing the Efficiency of Equipment and Machinery through Powder Coating

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Hello, welcome to my blog. My name is Nigel. I live in Perth with my two children and a pet dog. At weekends when I am not at work, I like to paint and play the piano. Five days a week, I run a processing and manufacturing plant on the outskirts of town. For many years, while the plant was doing all right, it wasn't the massive success I once dreamed it could be. At a trade conference, I got talking to a consultant who visited my plant and recommended that I make some changes. Since then, my business has really taken off. I decided to start this blog to offer guidance to others.


Powder Coating: Increasing the Efficiency of Equipment and Machinery through Powder Coating

6 October 2017
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If you want to promote the efficiency and usefulness of your products and machinery parts, powder coating is the way. In the appliance industry, you find that refrigerators, dryer drums, microwave ovens among other items are powder coated. By powder coating, these things can give you an excellent service over a long time. In the automotive industry, powder coating is used to protect the auto bodies from issues such as random crashes as well as excessive rain and sunlight. For the architectural and building industry, powder coating has been found to be useful in the production of light poles, guardrails amongst other items. Powder coating can be used in every industry due to its effectiveness.

Durability Powder coating gives your items and products a long-lasting effect regardless of the type of metal used. Whichever metal that you coat with the powder, the colour finish is guaranteed to last a lifetime. Powder-coated surfaces have the resistance to chipping, scratching and fading effects. If you want your items, machinery and equipment to give you the durability service, you need to go for the powder coating. The colours that you can choose for the layers are entirely unlimited. You can pick transparent, fluorescent, gloss or even glittering colours. For kids' bicycles and playing items, you can coat using highly attractive and enticing colours. These shades stay vibrant and bright for a long time. When selecting the textures of the finish, you may choose to have smooth, wrinkled or matte finishes for your products. The rough finishes are used for hiding imperfections on the items.

Environmental Friendly Another critical aspect to note is that the powder coating is highly protective of the environment. While other finishes may contain polluting solvents, the powder coating has no solutions hence a non-pollutant. It releases no volatile organic compounds into the atmosphere, therefore, making it very compatible with the environment. With powder coating, you do not need to purchase pollution control equipment thus very useful for your items in the home.

Cost-Efficiency By eliminating the use of volatile organic compounds, your company can save money that could have gone to the pollution control measures. Your firm can amicably comply with the regulations put in place by environmental boards. As a result, you can withhold money charges for air pollution and waste management processes. The cost of powder coating for your equipment and items will primarily depend on the size or preferably the number of products being coated. As a manufacturer, you can save a lot when you cover your equipment and machinery.