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Posted on January 09, 2015

What Is Powder Coating?

Powder coating is a process that utilizes an electrostatic gun to apply a solvent-free dry mix of plastic resins, pigments, and fillers that melt and fuse when heated. What does this mean in laymen’s terms? It means powder coating provides you with a quality finish that will last. Considering powder coating but still don’t see the benefits? Here we’ve provided a few simple facts about the powder coating process and why it is the superior method for you to achieve a beautiful, durable finish.

Durability – Powder coating is made to last unlike conventional solvent based coatings. This superior finish is extremely durable and will resist cracking, peeling, and corrosion.

Versatility – When it comes to powder coating your finishing options are close to limitless. To start, there is an unlimited color palette selection – including translucent and metallic. Also with powder coating you can add texture to your product, coat it to withstand all weather conditions, or just achieve the finish you desire.

Environmentally Friendly – The powder coating process is environmentally friendly unlike solvent-based wet paint processes. There are no hazardous materials or disposal concerns when you chose a powder coating finish.

With our powder coating process, we know our customers will be satisfied. We have worked to complete eye catching, durable, environmental and architectural pieces for a number of national brands such as New York & Co., Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Bed, Bath and Beyond, and many more. At Burton, we work hard to provide excellent results on whatever product you are looking to have finished. The Burton powder coating promise is resilience, beauty, and durability in any condition.



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