Architectural Powder Coating: Everything You Need To Know

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When it comes to industrial architectural powder coating or powder paint, you can trust the services of our team here at R&M Industries. Based in the West Midlands, our powder coating services will provide your project with a long-lasting, high-performing finish. We have been providing industrial protecting coating solutions for years. Therefore, in that time, we have supported a wide range of industries including the architectural sector. There are so many ways to treat and finish metal products. So, we know that it can be quite overwhelming when it comes to looking for the right protective surface coating. However, many different industries favour powder coating and have done for decades. Architecture powder coating has plenty of benefits, so it is easy to see why it’s used.

Related: Architectural Powder Coating On The Rise

Do I Need To Prepare The Metal? 

Before any architectural powder coating takes place, it is vital that the metal has a clean and decontaminated surface. Any unwanted substances on the surface of the component can jeopardise how well the coating sticks. Therefore, it can have a large impact on the overall finish too. Contaminants such as grease, corrosion patches, and oil can often linger on metal surfaces. This is is why a powder coating pre-treatment such as shot blasting is often necessary. 

The Benefits of Architectural Powder Coating

So why is the powder coating process so effective? Powder coating is very adhesive. Additionally, its levels only increase even further once the components have been in the curing oven. Heat reacts with the chemicals in the powder coating. Dense cross-links made between the molecules. These are incredibly difficult to break down. As a result, components have a very tough and durable finish. Powder coating is very long-lasting and has a high tolerance for a range of environmental conditions. For instance, UV rays and extreme temperatures. Also it boasts excellent resistance to chemicals and abrasion.

Alongside its internal properties and advantages, powder coating is ideal for the architecture sector. This is due to the broad spectrum of choice you have over its colours and finishes. Here at R&M Industries, we have many different colours to choose from. Therefore, you can use architectural powder coating to enhance the aesthetics of your parts too. Materials such as galvanised steel, aluminium, and stainless steel are the most common materials to coat when it comes to architectural powder coating. 

Powder Coating: Environmental Factors 

It is vital that businesses take responsibility for their impact on the environment, which often calls for the investment in new ecologically sound alternatives to pre-existing processes. Coating processes is usually the better Powder coating processes. This is because it does not use many (if any) volatile organic compounds, which are found in traditional paints. These VOCs are very harmful to the environment. Additionally, powder coating minimises the release of hazardous air pollutants. These again are more commonly associated with conventional liquid coatings. If more powder is sprayed than necessary, the excess can be used in future applications.

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If you would like to find out more about our architectural powder coating services, then please head to our website today. Alternatively, you can call 01384898765 to speak to a member of our helpful and friendly team.

If you have found this blog helpful, then you may wish to read our previous blogs on Farm Equipment Powder Coatings and Powder Coating in the Medical Industry.

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