Thermosetting resin yields a coating thickness of 1 2 mils. In our extrusion plant we usually provide 3 mil for powder coating aluminum profiles.
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Powder coating paint thickness. These areas are touched up with enamel paint afterwards. Specialty finishes like a hammertone or a texture are usually 3 to 5 mils thick. The range may be fairly broad like 1 5 to 3 0 mils but it will give you some idea of what thickness range will work.
0121 250 2154 roger powder coatings co uk. Powder coatings can be applied over a wide range of thickness. Powder coating manufacturers suggest a thickness 4 5mil but still some industries prefer a thicker coat.
Functional coatings can be 10 to 40 mils thick. The standard film thickness for a standard powder coating for optimum mechanicals is between 60 and 80 microns 2 3 mils. Substrate type thickness range part shape and economics determine the best method to be employed.
For a starting point look at the powder supplier s technical data sheet tds which should include a recommended range of film thickness for that particular powder. On medium density fiberboard mdf for example powder coating thicknesses typically range between 1 and 8 mils 25 to 200 microns or even higher for thermoplastic coatings. Results of powder coating measurements enable the coater to adjust their coating process in accordance to the specifications.
Aama specifies coating film thickness not less than 30 microns and british standard 40 microns above powder coat supplier specifies 60 80 micron for architectural powder coatings. Since they were the ground area to the hanging hooks. Powder coatings ltd 215 tyburn road erdington birmingham b24 8nb t.
Thickness measurements of powder can be taken before and after curing. Ganapathy last name deleted for privacy by editor singapore. The australian standard as4506 1998 metal finishing thermoset powder coatings recommends 25 micron minimum for mild interior applications and up to 60 micron minimum for exterior applications.
But there are indeed some clients ask for 6 mil thick. 02 18 2008 12 07 am 3. Micrometers um millimeters mm inches mils thousandths tenths ten thousandths millionths microinch comments.
Standard powder coating finishes are applied in the thickness range of 2 to 4 mils. Additionally on fussy parts i make a temporary hanger screwed into the part or thru.