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Benefits of Using Powder Coating in Custom Metal Fabrication

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Benefits of Using Powder Coating in Custom Metal Fabrication

The dry finishing process in which product covering occurs, with epoxy or polyester powder. The powder coating process provides finishing to the metal products. It uses resin and finely ground particles of pigment to give a protective finish. Their magnetic attraction is producing in the powder coating process.

For the same purpose painting to the product is a traditional approach.

But the process of powder coating is more beneficial than the painting process. Because there are many limitations in the painting phenomenon such as color and finishing of the products. Additionally, powder coating is a more advanced option for your metal product finishing. Everyone should use powder coating phenomena for the finishing of their metal fabrication project.

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The whole process of powder coating phenomena works at an interesting edge of knowledge.  It works on the phenomena of magnetic attraction. There is a magnetic attraction in it.

To create this magnetic attraction, there should be charging of the resin and particles of pigment with static electricity. After charging this resin and particles of pigment are supplying with an electrostatic spray gun onto the steel. After this process of spraying, melting occurs. Then cooling occurs and becomes a durable layer.

Finally, the whole process is providing an attractive finish and protective layer. Comparatively, the powder coating process is very useful to give finishing to products as compared to the process of painting. There is an overview of some of the significant benefits of the powder coating finishing process.

Friendly to environment

Usually, there are many chemicals that are using in painting. But in the powder coating beneficial process there is no use of chemicals. It is also free of solvents. These properties of the powder coating process make it safe for use and for purpose of disposal. it provides a safe wasting process. Such as it will not release chemicals into the environment. It will also minimize the damage of chemicals in the environment.

This all process of powder coating is pollution-free. And friendly to the environment. From this process, there is very small waste at the end. Additionally, this process is very easy to handle. Usually, customers of metal fabrication demand a consistent and sustainable powder coat finish. That has the ability to handle difficult and challenging environmental situations with giving the highest quality standards. The whole process is an environmentally friendly process because it reduced the pollution from the air.

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Powder coating also gives better quality of layering or covering as compared to the process of paint. The process of powder coating is beneficial to maintain the specific quality of customer metal fabrication. Such as the powder which is using in the powder coating melts and floors together. As a result, it creates an even surface.

Therefore, there is no risk of uneven coating, dripping like paint and un-uniformly running. This process does not need sending or re_ finishing at the end. Usually, That occurs in the process of paints. It gives the overall best quality to finish the custom metal fabrication. The application of powder gives an even and smooth surface every time.


The powder coating process gives more durability to the final product as compared to the process of painting, that gives. The reason is that process powder coating allows maintaining for achieving thicken layers. That gives more protection to the metal products in the customer metal fabrication. It also provides dry finishing of the metal fabrication with uniform properties.

Along with a thicker coat, the powder coating itself provide beneficial properties of protection. Such as it holds better against external factors for outside forces. Simply, it provides basic protection and durability to custom metal fabrication. It also provides protection to the frame of bearing damages and works in a better way with long-lasting properties. The powder coating is more flexible and protective as compared to traditional paint.

Powder coating is  Long-lasting

This powder coating phenomenon has the property of being long-lasting. It provides products for metal fabrication for a long time. And work against external factors such as weather, human actions and chemical damage etc. It provides climate-controlling protection against all these external forces.

Everyone should be very careful while choosing a powder coating. Because metal surfaces will always bear all weather conditions. It should be able to compete with the multiple conditions of weather. Powder coating provides all this protection and remains long-lasting.

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Powder coating is available in a huge variety of finishes and colours. It offers a whole world of choices. Such as there are hundreds of different colour options and all of them are long-lasting and resistant. It provides the best qualities in its smoothness, matte, shiny, or wrinkled etc. Choice of powder coating colour and finishes depends on the function you are going for. But you have a huge variety of choices. The whole variety has specific properties and qualities with their perfection in work. Moreover, these are available in a variety just because of different functions of requirement.

Uniform, fast and easy

Powder coating does not have any need for re-finishing at the end. Once, powder coating is applied in a large coat. After spraying powder coat with a spray gun it needs to dry and takes some time for the process. Powder coating is drying in a uniform way. While in this process of powder coating you could not see remaining traces of brushstrokes or visible paint layers. Because it results in a polished surface with uniform colour and texture.

Usually, in the process of traditional paint, it needs multiple coats of paint. But in the powder coating phenomenon, there is no need for multiple coats. It should be applied once by doing spray. Then there is no need to apply it as re-finishing. While the process of re-finishing takes much time in the painting. Because painting needs multiple coats evenly and covers the surface properly. Comparatively, the powder coating process goes much faster. Because there is no need to apply multiple coats to cover the surface of the metal. In this way, powder coating is a time-consuming process and comparatively easy to apply. Because it should be applied at once by using a spray gun.

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Cost efficiency

There is no need for extra drying time before the next step to apply the Coat. This phenomenon will help you to save time and money in the powder coating process instead of painting. The powder itself is less expensive. Comparatively, it will save your money of purchasing different Coats to apply. By using powder coating, it will offer you to consume your time. Lastly, powder coating is a more beneficial process as compared to paint usage. Powder coating is also easy to store as compared to paint cans. Because powder coating needs minimal space for its storage.


Although, powder coating minimise toxins and other harmful chemicals from the environment. Additionally, powder coating also plays a role in killing all factors which are harmful to health and human safety. When we are using coating, there are no chemicals to breathe in. The specialists who are preparing powder coating follow all the precautions regarding human health and environmental safety. Therefore, there is no need to worry about getting it in touch with the skin. It will be safe and fine to get it in touch with skin. The powder coating provides all these safety benefits. When you desire to store it, it could be store in a solid condition. It will cover a short place  for storage. There is no risk of spillage, sleeping and falling from the place of storage.

Require minimum maintenance

Over a long period of time, powder coating needs less maintenance than paint. Because powder coating has long life qualities. It does not require any specific cleanser to clean it. And it does not need solvents to maintain and keep it clean. Powder coating can easily be wiped with regular soapy water. It is protective in nature itself. The coating is strongly effective against scratching and corrosion. Simply, there is no reason for damage during its cleaning.

Finally, it is proven by the above conclusion powder coating is much beneficial from paint usage. Because it has key benefits to its qualities. Powder coating is protective in nature, and play a  role as resistance against damage. It will save your money and time as compared to paint. The powder coating is easy to apply and a less time-consuming process. It is present in a huge variety of finishing and colours in the market. Powder coating minimises health risks and is friendly to the environment. Its mode of working is very interesting. Powder coating can easily apply with a spray gun. which is an electrostatic spray gun.

It provides a long-lasting finish. Which is needed to do only once. Powder coating provides quality while covering the custom metal fabrication. Therefore, powder coating is better than paint in all aspects.

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Alice Tang

Rapid Manufacturing Expert

This is Alice from QBH Technology.I have been focused on sheet metal and CNC machining parts for more than 5 years now,and the purpose of this article is to share with you the knowledge related to sheet metal and CNC machining from a Chinese manufacturer.

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