Powder Coating

Powder coating is an environmentally friendly finish coating application available in virtually thousands of colors. Durable and beautiful, this finish coat gives years of lasting, carefree protection.

Powder coating is an environmentally friendly finish coating application available in virtually thousands of colors. Durable and beautiful, this finish coat gives years of lasting, carefree protection.

For the perfect finish in powder coating, customers return again and again to American Dry Stripping™ & Xtreme Coatings in Connecticut.

We offer complete blast-to-finish services including coating removal, anchor pattern profile etching and surface preparation. With 30+ years of experience, you can be confident in the final coating outcome.

We offer more than 10,000 different color options including textures, solid colors, two coat transparents, candies and metallics, veins and hammertones. We stock and use only the highest quality powders.

Our customers include car, boat, motorcycle restorers and customizers, artists and metalworkers and industrial manufacturing and welding fabrication businesses.

Powder Coating

Why choose powder coating?

Powder coating is an environmentally friendly finish coating application and a great way to customize your projects. Available in virtually thousands of colors, powder coating provides for a durable, beautiful finish coat that will give years of lasting, carefree protection.

What are the benefits of powder coating?

Powder coatings are based on polymer resin systems, combined with curatives, pigments, leveling agents, flow modifiers, and other additives.

These ingredients are melt mixed, cooled, and ground into a uniform powder similar to baking flour. Because powder coating is not liquid, it produces thicker coatings than conventional liquid coatings without running or sagging.

Powder coating produces minimal appearance differences between horizontally coated surfaces and vertically coated surfaces. Because no carrier fluid evaporates away, the coating process emits few volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

Finally, several powder colors can be applied before curing them all together, allowing color blending and bleed special effects in a single layer.

What are the benefits of powder coating

How does powder coating work?

We use a process called electrostatic spray deposition (ESD) for application of the powder coating to a metal substrate.

Using a specialized spray gun that applies a positive electrostatic charge to the powder particles, the parts are attached to grounded metal racks. Using compressed air, the spray gun sprays the powder toward the grounded object. The powder is accelerated toward the workpiece by the powerful electrostatic charge.

After application of the powder coating, we move the parts to the curing oven. With the addition of heat, the coating chemically reacts, creating long molecular chains. These molecular chains are very resistant to breakdown.

How does powder coating work

Powder coatings can also be applied to non-metallic substrates such as plastics and medium density fiberboard (MDF).

At American Dry Stripping™ & Xtreme Coatings CT, our powder coating specialists work on:

  • Automobile and motorcycle parts, rims and frames
  • Coating bulk industrial jobs such as flanges and extrusions
  • Art and custom metalwork
  • Restoring outdoor patio furniture
  • Restoring wrought iron railings for curb appeal
  • Refinishing vintage radiators and radiator covers.

We always work with the media blasting professionals in-house to ensure the finish is profiled and prepped perfectly before coating.

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