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Strong and Decorative Metal Finishing with Powder Coating

Jun 22nd 2015 at 1:45 AM

Powder coating is a good choice due to its physical properties and environmental advantages. It is tough against moisture, abrasions and UV rays but soft for environment. It makes a tough covering on metal surface and also it protects environment. It is also used for architectural metal finishing that is decorative finishing.

The powder is made of polymer resin systems and it also contains leveling agents, flow modifiers and color pigments. It is durable as well as beautiful. The powder comes in more than 300 color varieties and it is possible to color a piece of metal in different shades. It is for this reason that powder is used for providing decorative architectural metal finishing.

The powder is sprayed on metal and then heated to a point where powder molecules make a chain of molecules. Heat melts the molecules and the makes the powder into a thin film but this film is quite tough against moisture. The protective covering can even withstand pressure. It is possible to powder coat even a small piece of metal like a nail. It is the best product for decorative architectural metal finishing.

Steel railings painted with powder could be colorful. Also the railing could be painted in different shades. The powder would provide protective covering and color would make the piece of metal beautiful. But powder coating is provided in a special chamber where there are no pollutants. The piece of metal in question is cleaned and dried before powder coating and coated piece is treated in an oven, where the powder melts into a thin film. This is how decorative architectural metal finishing is provided to metals.

If you want to coat a metal in different shades, you can easily coat the metal in different shades. All you need doing to achieve this objective is to cover the rest of the areas while coating an area. Finish the metal before coating it with other colors. It could be time consuming but this way, you would get the best architectural metal finishing.

Why Powder Coating is time Consuming?

Batch process system is time consuming because it is manual. The metal in question is cleaned and dried manually and then it is sprayed with powder. For decorative architectural metal finishing, only batch process is used. But the service provider should have the facility, technology and equipment needed for providing powder coating. Experience of service provider could make a difference in the service.

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