Powder Coating and Stove Enamelling
The requirement for an optimum finish in a powder coating or stove enamelling environment starts with an ideal surface profile. Whether it is removing manufacturing imperfections or creating an even profile across a component, blasting is often the best way to achieve this economically and efficiently.
On ferrous substrates, the use of a cast iron/chilled iron media or of hardened steel grit is often preferable, while on a non-ferrous component, invariably alumina or aluminium oxide is ideal. Removal of powder coating when manufacturing errors occur can usually mean a laborious process to remove these tenacious coatings. With the advent of plastic media stripping, this process has become significantly easier than with conventional blast materials. Due to its low heat generation and aggressive angular cutting ability, plastic media can remove powder coating faster than any other media.
We conduct this process on a subcontract basis for a number of alloy wheel refurbishers and powder coating companies where time is critical in the re-work or refurbishment of components.