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15 Years experience in powder coating manufacturing and practical application

Dr. E. Bodnar (S.I.V. France)
Paul Taylor (managing director S.I.V. Coatings Ltd)

Pigment & Resin Technology

ISSN: 0369-9420

Article publication date: 1 November 1986



More than two decades after their frist start the thermosetting powder coatings became in 1985 a technically viable product and a commercial success. Powder coatings are 100% dry paints that contain no solvents. They are generally applied to metal substrates by means of electrostatic spray equipment that provides each powder particle with a small electric charge, which in turn makes it stick to the substrate. The coated objects then go into a high temperature oven (usualy 150 to 200°C), where the powder coating melts and reacts chemically while sintering together to a continuous smooth finish of a thermoset film.


Bodnar, E. and Taylor, P. (1986), "15 Years experience in powder coating manufacturing and practical application", Pigment & Resin Technology, Vol. 15 No. 11, pp. 10-15.




Copyright © 1986, MCB UP Limited

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