Powder Coated Tough is the only North American magazine dedicated solely to powder coating. We faithfully cover the continued growth of powder coating technology and the diverse community of professionals who are passionate about powder. As the official publication of The Powder Coating Institute (PCI), we are dedicated to delivering the highest quality education, solutions, and resources—all from respected powder coating industry experts. Subscribe to print and/or digital editions for free here.

Featured Videos


FEATURE ARTICLES

Experience Plays a Key Role for Insourcing
For the better part of a year, a light line drawing of a powder coating system was on display in the office of Dave Larsen, president and CEO of Larsen Manufacturing. Not one to rush into a new venture, the drawing served as a subtle reminder for Dave to assess, and reassess, bringing the process in-house......  READ MORE

technology interchange logo

Color Matching Powder Coatings
In a broad sense, coatings provide two distinct properties: the protection of an article and the aesthetics that conform to a desired color, gloss, and surface characteristic. This issue’s Technology Interchange will introduce you to the color matching process of creating a powder coating. Let’s start with pigments......  READ MORE

Dear Joe Powder, We are producing Christmas ornaments and after cleaning all the small parts we take them to a workshop which is not ours. This firm has a 12 m3 oven. There is a wagon to pull...Get your answers here Submit Questions Here