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Pretty in Pink Q: Dear Joe, I work in R&D at a company where we produce powder coatings in Vietnam. We have followed you on the web for a long t...

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Ornamental Craters Q: Dear Joe, We are producing Christmas ornaments and after cleaning all the small parts we take them to a workshop which is not ...

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Letter from a Fan Q: Hello Joe, Thank you for taking the time to write great articles like: “Don’t Blame the Powder” where you tal...

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The Waiting Game Q: Hi Joe, I hope you're doing well.  I had a quick question I was hoping you could help me with. How long after spraying th...

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Life’s a Gas Q: Dear Joe Powder, I want to develop polyester-based powder coatings for Auto-OEM application. The customer requires 500 hours g...

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Tag, You’re It Q: Hello Joe: I enjoyed reading your Technology Interchange article on polyester coatings. I am in the pet tag industry and sear...

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Not Just White. VERY White Q. Dear Joe: My problem is that a customer wants a white powder paint (very white), and all those that I have ap...

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Shelf Life Q. Hi Joe: I’m selling powder coating in South America. So, I have many questions in regard to powder coatings. But the most importa...

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Dead Matte Walking Q. Hi Joe, My team and I are currently trying to make a powder that is very low in gloss when measured at the 60-degree and 8...

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Q. Joe, I have a question concerning the relationship between pretreatment chemicals (currently using a zirconium-based pretreatment in a six-stage system with an alkaline cleaner in stage one) and powder coat thickness. Can the condition of the bath play a role in how thick the dry film thickness is on a part?

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