With the advanced of chemical product, you can easily find many kinds of paint materials. This time, we would like to give some advantages of powder coat which can be useful for you who wish to have a paint that can stick better to metal material rather than using wet paint.
You can easily apply powder coat by using your airless spray gun or airless powder gun, both of them can be used, even though powder coat gun may work better with powder coat. Here are several advantages that every painter should know.
There are many advantages that powder coat may provide you with, but the largest benefits has to do with efficieny and overspray. In fact, it is a no wasted product, since the average transfer efficiency of powder coating is 60-70% and any over spray is a solid and can be reclaimed and re-used while with liquid paint you only have a transfer efficiency of 30-35%, roughly 50% of the product is evaporated and there is no possibility of reclaiming over spray. Besides, you can save your money more with powder coating, since it is cheaper than wet paint.
Even though, the product does not contain harmful chemicals such as solvents or volatile organic compounds (VOC) which are often found in wet paint, but since the texture of the coat is a powder, you still have to be careful for not to breate in the powder and get it on your skin. Due to this, it is highly recommended to use a good coverage in face and hand area, or any other area that is possible for being exposured by the powder coat.
While wet paint may contain harmful chemicals which is proved can deplete the ozone and should be disposed in an approriate manner to avoid producing any hazardous waste. Powder coat is considered more eco-friendly, since it does not contain solvents or VOCs and the waste can be disposed in the landfill.
- Production Advantages
Another advantages from powder coat is that it can be completely cured within 20 min after the powder coated comes out of the oven and ready to be put to work. By this means, you can literally put a powder coated object to work while it is still hot to touch and no need to worry about wrecking the paint.