Guide to Powder Coating

The IFS Coatings Guide to Powder Coating Blog can be found below! Check out the chapters we have here!

The Different Types of Powder Coatings
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's different products that can offer all of these and much more.Check out the different product types or chemistries and their advantages and disadvantages.

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!

QC Testing for Your Powder Coating Line
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.

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.