What is Powder Coating?

What is Powder Coating?

Powder coating is a durable, attractive, long lasting finish that when applied correctly can give years of protection to metal components. It is used as an alternative to paint.

The powder is applied electrostatically to a suitably prepared metal surface. The electrostatic process ensures an even film thickness all over the component even on very complex shapes which cannot be achieved with wet paint. Often a zinc rich primer can be used prior to coating to give a greater corrosion protection.

(Thanks to our friends at Wrexham Metal Finishing for this information) Check out their website at https://www.wrexhammetalfinishing.co.uk/

 

Colours available

Powder coating is available in a range of colours including RAL, BS and Pantone shades.  Thanks to our friends at Northpoint here are some examples for you to check out http://www.northpointcoatings.co.uk/colours/

Also an example of the finish provided by Northpoint on sets of gates and railings:-

Powder coating

Below is an example of the RAL chart showing the large range of colours

RAL chart

 

 

If you have any queries about powder coating, or want to know more, please get in touch. If we cannot help you then we can put you in touch with someone who does!

Karen

 

 

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