We decided to answer the most common question we get from customers: Is a primer necessary under top coating and what’s the most important item of the successful coating?
The most important part of a successful coating system is to prepare the metal for priming and top coating. Surface preparation is a vital step to ensuring the quality and longevity of metal coatings. Without proper preparation, even the most advanced metal coating technologies will fail.
Great surface preparation using Sandblasting provides a great way to prepare surfaces for various coatings and sealants. The Sadblasting gets all dirt and contaminants off of the surface and creates a profiled surface for the next coatings to adhere to.
What about the priming?
Primer base coats are not always necessary, there are times when they are a good idea and would be recommended, but there are also times when they may not be recommended. There are certain powder types that would yield undesirable results when used with a primer base coat.
Conditions where a primer Epoxy or Zinc would be recommended are conditions where corrosion is more of a concern, such as harsh weather, coastal environments or other conditions of high humidity. The powders may be applied over bare metal substrates and yield good results, but a primer will add further protection to the metal substrate.
We recommend using primer treatment to industrial equipment and machinery, for structures with concerns for corrosion caused by salt, such as ships and shore protection structures.
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Why does Powder Coat gloss and colour sometimes fade quickly?
This is most commonly due to under cure of the powder coat film and therefore the incomplete film integrity leading to poor performance.
Why does Powder Coat chip and flake off easily ?
Powder coating chip and flakes off, because of poor surface preparation prior to the powder coating process. If there are any oils or contaminants on the metal that aren’t cleaned off thoroughly, the powder coating is almost guaranteed to chip or flake off.
Can I get any colour I want in Powder Coat?
There are a lot of standard colours in powder coat, but every colour needs to be formulated and have a small trial batch made to ensure it meets the individual colour requirements. This means that small runs of colour are comparatively expensive and take a few weeks to produce. A huge amount of colours can be made, but the high gloss, metallics and really bright colours are not unlimited in options.