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Factors to Consider When Calculating Line Speed
Understanding how to calculate the best line speed for your powder coating line is crucial to your success. With the help of Jeff Behymer from Spray Tech Industrial Solutions, we explore the factors you need to consider when setting your line speed................  READ MORE

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Emerging Trends and Challenges in Low Temperature Cure Powder Coatings
While powder coatings have numerous advantages over other finishing technologies, applicators, end users, and specifiers continue to push for even more. As Sameer Shaikh from Arkema can attest, that keeps formulators like him hard at work developing new powder formulations for non-traditional substrates, the EV market, and more.............  READ MORE


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