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Each issue, we take the padlock off the PCI® Test-Lab door for a few minutes so our favorite technical editor and “powder guru” Joe Powder can run in the yard. When he’s not gnawing on a rawhide bone, he loves to answer readers’ questions. Go ahead and send him one at askjoepowder@yahoo.com... he doesn’t bite. Maybe it’ll end up in the next issue!

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Each issue, we take the padlock off the PCI® Test-Lab door for a few minutes so our favorite technical editor and “powder guru” Joe Powder can run in the yard. When he’s not gnawing on a rawhide bone, he loves to answer readers’ questions. Go ahead and send him one at askjoepowder@yahoo.com... he doesn’t bite. Maybe it’ll end up in the next issue!

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Each issue, we take the padlock off the PCI® Test-Lab door for a few minutes so our favorite technical editor and “powder guru” Joe Powder can run in the yard. When he’s not gnawing on a rawhide bone, he loves to answer readers’ questions. Go ahead and send him one at askjoepowder@yahoo.com... he doesn’t bite. Maybe it’ll end up in the next issue!

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Q Joe, I work for an overhead doors company and we powder coat the extruded aluminum rails for our full-view doors. We have had issues in the p...

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Q Dear Joe, Waterjet metal cutting uses silica sand (silicon dioxide SiO2). Will this type of silicon cause adhesion problems and fish eyes? I ha...

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In a Haze Question: Howdy Joe, I am sorry if this email might cause you any inconvenience. At present, we are dealing with a finished powder coat...

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It’s Snow Joke!

Question:

Dear Joe,

One of my customers in Thailand is facing an unknown problem when they use the polyester product.

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Q: Hi Joe,
I was researching online and came across one of your articles from 2014, titled “Don’t Blame the Powder”. I am from Adelaide, South Australia, and was wondering if you can help me.

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Tips for Temp Tracking Tools Q: Dear Joe, I work as a sale (service) guy for powder coating equipment in Serbia. A customer asked me for a measu...

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I work for a powder manufacturer and have
a question about PSD (particle size distribution)
and our particle size analyzer. My first
question is what causes fines and how do we fix
it? My second question is on our particle size
analyzer. We have the air pressure to 1500 mb.
Is that a high number and will it cause to break
our particles and create more fines?

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