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This book examines industry costs, performance, and environmental effects. The text looks at technical advancements made in powder coating procedures and equipment, and it explains these concepts for those in the industry trying to maintain a competitive edge. Powder coating materials and their performance properties are looked at along with electrostatic theories, curing, and ovens. The book looks at design and construction aspects of the pretreatment washer system and explores monitoring and maintaining pretreatment systems, along with the fundamentals of avoiding pretreatment failure. Other topics include equipment hoppers and feeders, powder booths, applications, operating conditions, and safety issues. Performance testing, including industry standards and chemical resistance are explained. In addition, troubleshooting procedures when a product is off color, off gloss, or exhibits poor adhesion qualities is presented. Content: Front Matter • Preface • Table of Contents 1. Powder Coating: An Overview 2. Powder-Coating Materials and Their Performance Properties 3. Calculating Coverage and the Cost of Powder Coatings 4. Powder Process and Electrostatic Theory 5. Powder Curing and Ovens 6. Pretreatment for Powder Coats 7. Pretreatment Washer System Design and Construction 8. Monitoring and Maintaining Pretreatment Systems 9. Avoiding Pretreatment Failure 10. Equipment Hoppers and Feeders 11. Powder Booths 12. Applications and Operating Conditions 13. Clean, Safe, Quality Operations 14. Performance Testing 15. Troubleshooting 16. Job Descriptions and Policies 17. Lean 18. UV Curing Techniques and Processes Appendices Index
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