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Powder coating and its benefits to your business

HJC- Powder Coating

Powder coating is as reliable as it gets when it comes to painting. Whether it be for signage, bike frames or auto parts, it provides a finish like no other.

Powder coating is a method of applying a protective and decorative finish to metal and other surfaces. Unlike traditional liquid paint, powder coating is applied as a dry powder and then heated and fused onto the surface to create a durable and long-lasting finish.

The process of powder coating involves several steps. First, the surface to be sprayed is cleaned to make sure that no dirt, grease and other contaminants that might interfere with coating. The dry powder is then electrostatically charged and sprayed onto the surface using a special gun. Once the powder is applied, the coated object is baked in an oven at high temperature, typically between 350-450 degrees for several minutes. During this process, the powder particles melt and fuse together to create a smooth, durable and even finish.

Powder coating is a popular choice for a variety of applications, including automotive parts, appliances, outdoor furniture, and architectural features. This is mainly because of its durability, its resistance to corrosion, and its ability to create a range of colours and finishes.

Advantages of Powder Coating

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  • Durability: Powder coating creates a strong and long-lasting finish that is resistant to scratches, fading, chipping and other forms of wear and tear. This makes it an excellent choice for products that are exposed to harsh environments or heavy use.
  • Environmental friendliness: Powder coating is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional liquid coatings. It produces no VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and generates less waste than other methods.
  • Variety of colours and textures: Powder coating can be applied in a wide range of colours and textures. These include matte, glossy, metallic and textured finishes. This allows for endless design possibilities and customization .
  • Cost-effectiveness: While powder coating may have higher upfront costs than other methods, it is more cost-effective in the long run due to its durability and resistance to corrosion.
  • Time saving: Powder coating is a quick process that requires less drying time than traditional liquid coatings. This means that products can be finished and shipped out faster, which can be beneficial for businesses.
  • Resistance to corrosion: Powder coating is resistant to corrosion which makes it a popular choice for outdoor applications or products that are exposed to moisture.
  • Low maintenance: Once powder-coated, products require minimal maintenance as the coating is resistant to fading, chipping and peeling. This saves time and money in the long run.

Visit our services page to find out more about what we do here at HJC specialist coatings as part of the JS Group.

Also visit our portfolio page at Jonsigns to see for yourself how crisp a finish powder coating can achieve.

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