Tips & Tricks

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From March 27-31, The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) hosted three events at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis, making the end of March a hat trick for the powder coating industry. PCI devoted an entire week to powder coating education, hands-on training, tabletop exhibits and networking opportunities, through three of its events: a Powder Coating 101 Workshop, the Powder Coating 2017 Technical Conference & Tabletop Exhibition, and the Custom Coater Forum.

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Q: Greetings Joe Powder,
I have a question about galvanized steel. I want to apply powder coating on galvanized steel. How can I do surface treatment before powder coating? Do I need to apply a primer?

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The Powder Coating Institute (PCI) will host its POWDER COATING 2017 Technical Conference from March 27-31, at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. Long known as the event where the industry gathers to discuss all things powder coating, PCI is devoting an entire week to powder coating education, hands-on training, tabletop exhibits and networking with industry peers.

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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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The 2016 Powder Coating Summit provided a cornucopia of advancements in powder coating technology. Topics ranged from twocoat systems to smart in-line powder application to fluoropolymer chemistry. Allow me to give you a synopsis of some of the topics presented.

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Held in the Vail Valley in Colorado, The Powder Coating Institute’s Annual Meeting was a great success. In June, PCI’s 2016 Annual Meeting delivered on all fronts. It provided the opportunity to meet other members, get a bird’s eye view of what the association is working on, and hear some motivating and compelling speakers. There were also fun activities and a multitude of networking opportunities.

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Register for PCI's 2017 Workshops today!

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Hello Joe,
I have come across several articles which mention different standards for minimum electrical conductivity for the surface of nonconductive/nontraditional substrates so that electrostatic spray application can be used. But haven’t come across a standardized value for that.

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The PC Summit brings together the industry’s greatest minds in powder coating to exchange ideas on the next generation of coating technology. Once again, this exceptional program will take place at the Westin Columbus in Columbus, Ohio for the Powder Coating (PC) Summit on October 4-5, 2016. 

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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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