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Q-Dear Joe: Hope you are fine. What is your recommendation to guarantee an adhesion of powder apint for surface "hot-dip zinc coating"? Best reg...

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What do you think is the best way to degrease steel and aluminum prior to coating? I have seen various options out there, but there seem so many to choose from I was wondering what you thought was the best option? Specifically, when sand blasting is not an option due to the “coarse” surface area left. I know sand blasting can be fine, but it is still difficult to get a smooth surface.

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Dear Joe,
I have some brake calipers that I powder coated, and I would like to add lettering and then add a clear powder coat and put in the oven and bake it. I would like to know of any material (vinyl, decal or anything) that can withstand 400°F to be powder coated over.

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I’m working on a marketing research project and have a question regarding powder coatings used on MDF (medium density fiberboard). Do they always have to be UV-cured?

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Dear Joe,

I’m a manufacturer of powder coatings in Vietnam. We have a problem in product as follows:

The reclaimed powder is being sprayed on...

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BITS...the most common complaint of powder coating ? What are the sources of “bits” in powder and how can we eliminate or control them either during production process or during application? Please discuss.

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Hey Joe, We powder coat welded components in a high-gloss red TGIC polyester that consist of a box made from 11 gauge metal and has section of 0.25" wall pipe welded to it with a 1" thick flange at the end of the

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Dear Joe, My question is regarding Qualicoat Class 1 approval. For polyester- TGIC powder coating the gloss should not be less than 50% after 1000 hours Xenon Arc exposure. I want to know if a powder based on a

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Dear Joe, What is the most reliable way to measure transfer efficiency of a powder coating? To spray same known amount powder to the plate is a way but not reliable because of the variables such as distance,

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Dear Sir, We are an automobile aluminum window manufacturer. We use aluminum extrusions for making windows and these frames are black epoxy powder coated. In our three decades of business experience, it

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