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Coating Systems Explains: What Are the Benefits of Kynar?

It can be difficult to find coating solutions for metal applications such as aluminum and steel. These surfaces can be tricky to coat and are often subject to surface damage when they aren’t treated with the proper coating. One of the more common coating solutions for these applications is Kynar, and we want to give you some insight into this coating. In today’s blog post, Coating Systems will take a look at the benefits of Kynar. What Is Kynar? Kynar is a fluoropolymer resin coating. Fluoropolymer is also known as polyvinylidene fluoride, or PVDF for short. This coating is used as a base for coatings used on…

Coating Systems Explains Common Powder Coating Mistakes to Avoid

If you are looking for the right industrial coating technique, powder coating offers many great benefits. It is more durable than many other coatings, it is resistant against scratches and chips, and it also offers a wide range of color options. It is also better for the environment and can save you money as well. However, there are also some common mistakes that are made when powder coating is used. In today’s blog post, Coating Systems will take a look at a few of those common mistakes and help you to avoid them. 1. Surface Contamination Arguably the most common mistake made with powder coating is surface…

What Are the Advantages of Rubber Grommets?

Choosing the right grommet is an important decision for many industrial applications. There are a variety of different grommet options, but rubber grommets are arguably the most common. Grommets have many important uses, especially in industrial applications, so it is vital to find the right grommet for your needs. In today’s blog post, Coating Systems is going to take a closer look at what advantages rubber grommets bring to the table. 1. Weather-Resistance If you need grommets for an outdoor application or for an application in a building without climate control, you need a grommet that will perform well when exposed to extreme temperatures. Rubber grommets are,…

Common Sandblasting Mistakes – Part Two

One of the most effective cleaning techniques for commercial applications is sandblasting. This technique is an abrasive process that involves blasting with sand at very high speeds to take paint off or clean the surface. However, it is very easy to make a mistake when using this technique and those mistakes can turn dangerous. Back in October, we looked at some common sandblasting mistakes and in today’s blog post, Coating Systems will look at three more common mistakes made with abrasive blasting. 1. Spraying at the Wrong Angle One of the most common mistakes made with abrasive blasting technique is spraying the particles head on. What we…