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Powder Coating Special Effects

Powder coating special effects make your finish pop Powder coating is known for its durable finish and almost limitless colour choices. Standard powder coatings come in solid colours; manufacturers have their own selection of stock colours…
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Powder Coating Warranty and Industry Standards

Understanding the powder coating warranty and industry standards When you specify a powder coating there are several considerations you need to make, and standards that you need to understand, in order to avoid the pitfalls of overconfidence.…
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Troubleshooting guide - powder coating defects and causes

Recognise powder coating defects and causes to minimise damage Coating failures happen. When they do, it is important to trace the cause of the problem as quickly as possible and to remedy it. Powder coating problems can be caused by issues…
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Powder coating certification makes approved applicators

Quality assured with powder coating certification Powder coating is a growing market, with new businesses appearing every day. New businesses and established businesses alike need to find ways to stand out from the crowd in order to survive.…
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Powder coating quality control

Powder coating quality is tested on every step of the process Through powder manufacture, application, and coating performance, testing is an important part of ensuring powder coating quality control. Testing by powder manufacturers is important…
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Guide to Powder Coating Process & Application Methods

How it's done - the powder coating process 101 Powder coating is a versatile and high performance coating, not just in durability and protective properties, but also in application methods. Whatever the part that needs to be coated, there is…
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Powder coating colours UK

Welcome to the world of powder coating colours Whether we are conscious of it or not, colour has an enormous effect upon us in our daily lives. The colour you choose for your project can be brand-defining (such as Yves Klein's iconic International…
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Order Powder Coating Samples in the UK

Ordering free powder coating samples - finishes & colour charts With such a wide range of possible options, choosing a powder coating finish for a project can seem overwhelming. The information you need before you order your powder coating…
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The gloss meter guide

Detect surface property problems with a gloss meter The gloss of a surface tells us much more than just how smooth it is. Surface characteristics reveal problems such as a curing failure, issues with surface preparation, or inconsistencies…
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Viscometer

Viscometer helps define the coating's viscosity and master quality control Viscosity problems can completely derail a coating application. Inconsistent colour, an imperfect finish, texture imperfections, the need for reworking or excessive…
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Orange peel and DOI meter

An orange peel and DOI meter allows for controlled coating brilliance and gloss Two key aspects of coating appearance are smoothness and brilliance. Consumers look for a glossy finish from a top quality product, and deviations from this are…
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Haze meter

Check for clarity and guarantee glossiness with a haze meter There are two types of haze that affect a surface or material; Reflection haze affects how you see the light reflected from the surface of a material, while transmission haze affects…
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Mottling meter

Make sure the finish is consistent with a mottling meter In the world of coatings, mottling is a defect which causes splotches to appear in a finish – rather than being brilliant and clear, the coating dries with irregular stripes and spots…
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Oven recorders

An oven recorder is the key to optimal curing Today’s production line would be lost without the use and development of baked coatings. With curing ovens, drying times are taken down from hours to just minutes. Curing is a very important part…
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A guide to colour measurement instruments

Colour measurement instruments make the subjective objective Colour is a subjective measure. Person to person we cannot be sure that what one person sees as green is in fact the exact same hue that someone else sees as green. This lack of consistency…
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Complete guide to buying powder coating powders in the UK

A guide to where & how to buy powder coating powders in the UK Powder coating is not just the coating used to hot-up vehicles. It is a highly protective coating method that is used to protect substrates from corrosion, chemicals, weather,…
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Non conductive paint & coating

Non conductive paint limits the flow of heat or electrical current Non conductive paint refers to a coating which is a poor conductor of heat or electricity.  These coatings are used as electrical or thermal insulators throughout industries…
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Phosphate coating UK

Phosphate coating, the most common pretreatment for metal Pretreatment is one of the key components of a successful coating system: especially when coating metal. Each type of metal and types of topcoats require different kind of surface preparation…
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Anti slip paint for wood

Sure foot conditions with anti slip paint for wood Wood is a material often used for floors, decking and stairs, however, it may become dangerously slippery when wet or icy. It is of high importance to make sure that industrial and commercial…
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Powder Coating Prices UK

Here's what you can expect from powder coating prices UK Powder coating is used for projects as far ranging as garden gates and bike frames to pipelines and industrial machinery. Whatever the need, we have the answer to the question "how much…
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Specialty paint finishes

Specialty paint finishes offer off-the shelf solutions Not all products and projects are the same. Sometimes a special colour, effect or texture is required to get that perfect finish. If you are looking for a custom made solution, specialty…
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Fireproof Paint

Fireproof paint and what you need to know about it Fireproof paint, or other fireproof construction and lining materials, have been compulsory for years now in office buildings, entrance halls, public buildings, parking garages and governmental…
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Roof coating Birmingham

Roof coating services in Birmingham and surroundings A roof coating project in Birmingham, often requires a professional contractor to do the job. Therefore, to make finding a contractor easy for you, we have made a list; in the table below…
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Roof coatings Scotland

Protective roof coatings on top of Scotland Roof coatings are an often argued topic; is it really worth the investment to apply roof coatings. Naturally, opinions differ but remember this; if you are not a fan of frequent roof maintenance and…
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Copper Coating

Copper Coating for protection, conductivity & decoration Copper coating is done by electroplating and therefore also known as copper plating. It is widely used in industrial application for example in the offshore, electronics and general…
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Powder coating wood UK

Powder coating now also for wood Achieving a smooth, even surface on wood may be difficult due to the fact that liquid coatings tend to run, sag or dry unevenly in unfavourable circumstances. Additionally, governments are pushing towards lower…
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Powder coating London

Powder coating London: an overview In a city the size of London, it is easy to get lost in the number of choices presented to you. Greater London has many powder coating facilities and suppliers, and the city is within reach of many more. So…
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UV Instant coating

Minimal downtime and a durable floor wit UV instant coating Imagine a coating system that cures at the speed of light. That a floor is instantly dry and impact resistant only seconds after applying. A dream? Not with the patented Instant…
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Roof coating UK

Extend the lifespan of your roof with roof coating A roof is one of the most important parts of a building. It protects the interior from the seasons, wind, sun, snow, and importantly in the UK, rain. Your roof needs to be a solid barrier between…
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Fire resistant paint

Fire resistant paint: insulation against fire Fire resistant coatings belong the group of coatings designed to increase fire safety. A substrate treated with fire resistant paint will be insulated against fire, because of the particular way…
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Concrete effect wall paint UK

Concrete effect wall paint creates an industrial look It is not concrete, but it sure looks like it! It is concrete effect wall paint which creates an industrial concrete look on almost any interior wall. A wall paint is not anymore only about…
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Polyaspartic Coating

Fast, reliable, durable protection with polyaspartic coating Polyaspartic coating is the new kid on the block when it comes to polymeric coatings, but it is rapidly gaining in popularity due to its range of attractive and versatile properties.…
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Fire retardant paint

Increase your fire protection with fire retardant paint Everyone is concerned about the risk of fire, but thankfully there are fire safety coatings designed to provide extra protection and some peace of mind. Fire retardant paint works by increasing…
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Industrial coatings

Achieve extreme durability with industrial coating Sometimes, it can be difficult to determine the best coating system for an application due to the extremely wide range of options. This counts also for industrial coatings, which are applied…
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Conformal coating UK

Conformal coating for ESD and other protection Conformal coating (also referred to as electronics coating) is commonly used for electronics protection. It is applied on printed circuit boards (PCB) and related equipment ,to prevent electrostatic…