Since its creation, powder coating has quickly risen in popularity and is on track to replacing paint and other liquid finishes as the most common way to protect and decorate furniture, cars, and many other items. It is a brilliant but surprisingly simple process that is easy to do, but it can be difficult to understand how it works. Here’s a quick explanation of the science behind the world’s fastest-growing finishing process.
When comparing powder coating to traditional paint application, powder coating is superior in almost every way. They both serve similar roles and can be considered two means of achieving the same end: to protect objects and provide a professional-looking finish. Developments in technology have given rise to powder coating, which is quickly replacing traditional paint applications when it comes to applying professional finishes to cars, furniture and other items. Here are a few comparisons between powder coating and paint that will explain the ways in which powder coating is superior to paint, and why it is becoming increasingly popular.
As with the application of any substance or material, sometimes things don’t go exactly as planned. There’s always a reason for everything, and luckily, when it comes to powder coating, there are a few simple precautions that you can take to prevent further issues. Here, we will outline some of the most common issues we’ve come across in our years of powder coating, and explain how to prevent them! This way, you won’t have any issues and your powder coated items will be sturdy and strong for years to come.
If you live in a really warm location, you probably don’t give a lot of thought to how your patio furniture fares during the winter season. If you live in an area that has a lot of rain and snow during the fall and winter, you’ve probably noticed that the elements really have an effect on the appearance and longevity of your patio furniture.
The state and quality of the air we breathe is a huge concern for everyone, and especially so if you live in a state like Utah where the air pollution is incredibly bad. There are many initiatives to improve the quality of the air we breathe, since this is the only planet we get to live on. People are driving less, switching to electric cars instead, and planting more trees. All of these things are great, and we wanted to share with you how Full Blown Coatings is contributing to going green with the rest of you.
The final finish on a product should be beautiful and functional. However, when it’s something that needs to endure high levels of heat, we also want to make sure that it will continue to be beautiful and functional over time, whatever temperatures it has to withstand. Continued
When applying a new coat of paint on a car, it is important to make sure that all of the old paint is stripped off of the vehicle before you start. If you don’t do this, then a number of problems may occur, such as having odd textures on your vehicle, increased erosion over time, and discoloration on your new coat of paint. In order to strip an old coat of paint off of a vehicle, check out the most popular method below that can help you accomplish this… Continued
Colors are a major part of how we express ourselves through our homes. However, there seems to be a prevailing notion that neutral colors are needed to increase a home’s value. This isn’t necessarily the case, though. The reality is that people like homes where colors mesh and there is added personality, rather than a blank neutral tone. Home powder coating is an excellent opportunity to add splashes of color throughout your home. Here is some advice on colors that help improve home value… Continued
There are few things that are as satisfying as restoring a classic car. For many people, the design of vehicles were simply more appealing, back in the day, and cars had an element of artistry that went beyond the simple utilitarian mindset that we have about cars, today. However, we have to admit that there have been a lot of advancements in auto technology that make driving quite a bit more enjoyable, today. For that reason, you probably want to add in some modern updates with your classic car restoration to have the best of both worlds. Here are some modern updates to consider… Continued
Powder coating is an oft misunderstood service that shows up all throughout the world around us. Wherever you are in your day-to-day life, there’s likely a variety of different objects that utilize the benefits of powder coating, whether you realize it or not. Your local park is no exception to this, and most man-made amenities at a park are powder coated to help protect against the constant usage and barrage from the elements… Continued
The time of year when it’s not exactly winter anymore, but it’s also not warm enough to spend copious amounts of time outside, is a hard time of year. This is the time of year where we often get an itch for home improvement projects, but most home improvement projects aren’t really attainable in February. You can, however, work on a few DIY projects indoors. One of our favorite powder coated DIY projects, is a powder coated DIY accent table!
If you’re looking to finish and seal a material, you usually look for paint to help you do the job. However, for rugged materials that need to be hardy and long-lasting, you should always look into powder coatings first. Continued
The holidays is one of the most joyous and fun times of the year, but it can also be an overwhelming season as well. With so many amazing people in your life to give gifts to, it can start to seem repetitive after a few years. Thinking of unique and thoughtful gifts year after year can be hard, and you run out of ideas pretty quickly. A great way to add a unique spin to your gifts this year is to try customizing them with a little bit of DIY, TLC, and powdercoating.
Powder Coating is a fantastic way to lay down a hard, colorful, even surface. It is used to protect heavy industrial equipment and can also be used to improve parts on cars, bikes, lawn furniture, and so much more. But metal isn’t the only thing that can be powder coated. Here are three other materials that can receive the benefits of a nice powder coat: Continued
Whether you ride your bike to commute, relax, or hit the trails, it is an important part of your life. Keeping it in good shape will not only improve its lifespan but also your riding experience. Here a few tips on maintaining a smooth ride: Continued
Powder Coating may not be what comes into your mind when you think about your car, but maybe it should be. Your car is an extension of you and your personality, and powder coating can really help that personality and life shine through. Powder coating the body of a car isn’t usually recommended, because it’s more expensive than regular paint, and because powder coating is slightly thicker than paint. This makes fitting the pieces all together a little bit more difficult. Just because you can’t use powder coating on the entire body of your car, though, doesn’t mean that you can’t use powder coating to customize your ride. Continued