Preventing Metal Corrosion in Harsh Winter Climates

What is Metal Corrosion?

Whether you live in Utah or another state that experiences harsh winter weather, metal corrosion of vehicles, furniture, and the like can be difficult to keep from happening. Corrosion, of course, is a deterioration of the metal material mainly caused by interactions with environmental elements. Although this is a completely natural occurrence, there are three main conditions that cause corrosion to happen quickly: (more…)

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How to Care for a Powder Coated Surface

Here at Full Blown Coatings, we use our powder coating techniques to protect various metal objects that are typically exposed to the elements. Exposing most metals to weather elements can inevitably degrade the material over time. And although powder coating does work as an effective protective layer, there are conditions that can shorten the lifespan of our work. From sun and rain to saltwater and cold weather, with the generous amount of conditions that can prove to be a foe against your coated items, it’s not a surprise that improper care of powder coating can lead to its breakdown over time.  (more…)

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The Importance of Sandblasting


What is Sandblasting?

Also known as abrasive blasting, sandblasting is the technique that is used to shape, strip, and smooth the surface of materials. Commonly used to smooth, buff, or rough up metal materials, you can visualize this process like a person using sandpaper. Although it’s the same technique, sandblasting allows for a more “proper” finish; one that provides an even texture throughout the surface of whatever material is being used. If the object has a bit of curvature or sharp edges, this method will make sure that no random points or deep crevices are left without being fully sanded. This process can even make an item look new again, rejuvenating it completely.  (more…)

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