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Powder Coatings and Beautiful Homes

Tuesday August 8, 2017

Most of us aspire to own a beautiful home, and even if we’re lucky enough to own one, we still like to admire others. Powder coatings can contribute in a big way to the gorgeous aesthetics of a house, especially in terms of beautifully finished doors and windows It really doesn’t matter what your chosen style is either. From the ultra-modern, with sleek, smooth finishes in flat mattes or anodized effect silvers to the traditionally styled with time honored shades, rustic looking metal effects bronzes and light textures, powder coatings add that extra special something to the final curb appeal.

How To Apply A Two Coat System

Wednesday July 5, 2017

How to Apply a Two Coat System
Whether it's a primer and top coat, color coat and a clear, or one of the many beautiful finishes that require a bright base coat to really make the top coat shine, two coat systems come with their own set of challenges. This blog - how to apply a two coat system - offers tips from the top on applying various two coat systems including primers, topcoats and clear coats. Read more...

The Different Types of Pretreatment for Powder Coatings

Wednesday June 28, 2017

The Different Types of Pretreatments for Powder Coatings
Understand the various pretreatment options that are available to you, how to apply them and the benefits they bring. No matter the size of your powder process, the substrate you're coating or the end use of what you're coating, good pretreatment is essential. There are many options available to you so check out our blog on the different types of pretreatments for powder coatings! Read more...

QC Testing For Your Powder Coating Line

Wednesday June 21, 2017

Nobody wants their customer to be unhappy. Performing basic quality control tests will not only tell you how you're doing as a coater, but keep your customer happy. They're easy to do and make sure you're confident in the professional finish your offer every time. Read our blog on QC testing for your powder coating line and understand the important QC tests YOU should be performing and why. Read more...

'The Different Types of Powders' - Blog now live!

Thursday June 15, 2017

There are many different product types or chemistries or technologies - whatever you want to call them. Choosing the best one for your application is important. Need a coating that has to perform outside? Need a powder coating that offers awesome corrosion protection? Need something that comes with a warranty for architectural applications? There are different products that can offer all of these and much more. Check out the different product types or chemistries and their advantages and disadvantages. Read more...

IFS Coatings Launches Powder Coating E-book

Thursday June 15, 2017

IFS Coatings today announced the launch of an exciting E-book covering practical tips and advice on every aspect of powder coating. The first few chapters can be found in the news section of under ‘Guides’. The E-book is 12 chapters in total and will be made available on a weekly basis on the IFS Coatings Facebook page. It provides practical information on a huge range of powder coating topics, for powder coaters of all types and sizes.

Polychem Powder Coatings Launches Extensive New Color Card

Monday June 12, 2017

Polychem powder coatings today launched the brand new Polychem Powder Coatings Color Card. The card, which features powder coated chips to give an exact representation of the powder, includes 125 colors and special effects from 14 color collections.

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