What is Shot Blasting and Powder Coating?…
Powder coating is a type of coating that is applied as a free-flowing, dry powder…. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powder_coating
Powder coating is one of the most advanced coating processes available and offers a long land durable finish.
Powder coating is a method of applying a decorative and protective finish to a wide range of materials and products.
The dry powder coating process involves electro statically charged that are sprayed onto a electrically grounded surface. The substrate is then heated and cured while the powder is baked on. The result is a uniform, durable,high-quality finish with exterior durability, Polyester powders are particularly resistant to ultra violet radiation.
There is a good Colour selection with dead mat to high gloss finishes available. A range Textured finishes and special effects are also available.
The Powder coating process is environmentally safe with virtually no VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compound)_released during the application and curing of the powder.
Why does it need shot blasting?
In short, it removes all contaminants such as rust, old paint etc and gives a good canvas and key to start the powder or painting process,and at the same time, it normally reveals any problems such as corrosion weakness or broken weld joints. Good preparation is paramount to a good long lasting finish.
When products do not need blast cleaning our new three stage cleaning & phosphate machine will be employed this further ensures a clean and etched surface for any powder or paint to adhere too.
Phosphating Follow the link below for further information.
Simple by using the correct methods and high quality materials and experienced staff along with quality plant & equipment. Please do not be fooled by some who offer a cheap job, we have seen the results and they are not pretty. It will cost you more in the long run. Do It once do it right.
We also offer Aqua and bead blast cleaning for the more gentle approach to valuable products.