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Powder Coating the PAINT TECHNIQUE that is ABOVE the REST

Have you ever heard of powder coating? Do you have any idea just what it is? Well if you donít, then this article is just what you need. Powder coating is one of the best painting technique out there however not everybody is aware of it. In powder coating the preparation is very important if you want to have the best paint job results. The preparation includes the stripping of the motorcycle parts of all its paint. It is very important that the motorcycle parts to be coated must be entirely stripped of any remaining paint, dirt, oil and any other substance. Sandblasting is required to completely clean the motorcycle parts. Afterwards, the motorcycle parts are going to be baked to get rid of the moisture from the metal. The motorcycle parts are now treated with degreasing solution to prevent from rusting.

The process of powder coating is used especially for selected motorcycle parts in which they are coated with fine powder of resin as well as pigment which is more of a ground up paint grains that form a powder-like substance. The items being coated are then hanged on a rack which grounds the item. A spray gun is then used to spray the powder onto the motorcycle parts. Afterwards, spraying on the motorcycle parts, these are then baked on a large oven in order to cure the coating. The usual temperature used for curing is between 400 and 450 degrees. Another purpose of curing and baking the motorcycle parts is to melt the pigments, melt the gel in order to come up with a hard-wearing finish. The end product is an even coating.

Powder coating can also be applied to steel, zinc, aluminum as well as to some other materials. The great thing about powder coating is that it has the ability to withstand and surpass the originally painted parts of your motorcycle. And aside from that, there are also hundreds of colors to choose from. Likewise, powder coated motorcycle parts can also withstand acids, solvents, impacts and even abrasions.

The process of powder coating can be used to paint items including valve covers, wheels, trim parts, sway bars, bumpers, coil springs, strut bars as well as other items. For those who are interested there are online as well as offline powder coating companies that you may turn to. The usual thing required is for you to either shipped mail or bring personally the part or the item of your motorcycle or even your car parts that you want to have powder coated.

Submitted by:

Maricon Williams

Maricon Williams

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