Powder coating is a dry finishing method that involves applying a thermoplastic, free-flowing powder material to a surface, melting it, and then allowing it to dry and solidify into a protective coating. Usually, an electrostatic spray deposition (ESD) applies the powder to an electrically … [Read more...] about Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Powder Coating
4 Benefits of Sandblasting Before Applying Surface Coating
Protecting steel and other metals against corrosion is important for their continued use in the construction and industrial sectors. Careful cleaning and surface preparation are vital steps worth taking to see the four benefits of sandblasting before applying surface coating. The New Era of … [Read more...] about 4 Benefits of Sandblasting Before Applying Surface Coating
3 Questions To Ask When Hiring a Powder Coating Service
Our team at Professional Finishing understands that finding and securing services from a reputable metal finishing company isn’t always the easiest task. Read on to learn the three most important questions to ask when hiring a powder coating service to better understand your options. May I See Your … [Read more...] about 3 Questions To Ask When Hiring a Powder Coating Service
Understanding Permanent vs. Temporary Precision Masking
Are you interested in powder coating services but are unsure which masking technique is right for your surfaces and objects? Follow this guide on understanding permanent and temporary precision masking methods to determine the best process for your needs. Temporary Precision Masking Temporary … [Read more...] about Understanding Permanent vs. Temporary Precision Masking
5 Tips for Maintaining Powder-Coated Surfaces
Metal objects are vulnerable to atmospheric elements. As such, they often require an additional protective layer to ensure durability and reliability in outdoor environments and applications. However, these coatings demand long-term care and attention despite their protective nature. Read on to … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Maintaining Powder-Coated Surfaces
Sandblasting vs. Abrasive Blasting: What’s the Difference?
Sandblasting and abrasive blasting are two terms often used interchangeably to describe both processes. However, these two blasting services aren’t exactly the same. Read on to learn the difference between each blasting procedure to determine the ideal services for your … [Read more...] about Sandblasting vs. Abrasive Blasting: What’s the Difference?
Why Medical Devices Need Protective Finishes
Powder coating services are beneficial for a wide range of applications and industries. In fact, our health-care system relies on these preventative methods to ensure the very best medical results. Read on to learn why medical devices need protective finishes. Ensures Optimal Medical Device … [Read more...] about Why Medical Devices Need Protective Finishes
A Quick Guide to Precision Coating Plugs
There are many steps involved in the powder coating process, from preparation all the way to the finishing procedures. We at Professional Finishing want you to know each of these practices to understand the benefits of coating services better. Here is a quick guide to precision coating plugs and the … [Read more...] about A Quick Guide to Precision Coating Plugs