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Powder Coating

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by nk1794, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. Apr 24, 2018 at 2:52 PM
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    nk1794 [OP] Always torque to spec

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    Anyone ever done powder coating? I don't know much about it. I'm assuming it's more durable than paint. I like the way powder coated stuff looks. Are the equipment expensive? Does it make sense economically for a DIY to own?
     
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  2. Apr 24, 2018 at 2:58 PM
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    I think it depends on what you powder coat. Prepping material, like sand blaster, bead blasters etc can cost. Baking the item you are coating will also be a factor as far as size and how you plan to hang em up. Most important is ventilation, respiratory, and your safety essentials.
     
  3. Apr 24, 2018 at 3:35 PM
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    Check Eastwood, they have some great powder coating equipment at a good price. Definitely worth it.
     
  4. Apr 24, 2018 at 4:53 PM
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    nk1794 [OP] Always torque to spec

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    That sounds complicated and probably a big investment. Thanks for the information.

    I just had a bad experience with Eastwood. I placed an order online. 4 days gone by and I didnt hear anything. Logged on to check the status. It said "on hold" emailed them and I got the email below.
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    I told them the info they are asking for would be the same as what I provided on the order. The billing and ship-to addresses are identical. They emailed me back asking for alternate email address and phone number. I told them to just cancel the order.

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    I’m sure you can make it happen!
    Harbor freight sells some blasters and small parts cleaner boxes.
     
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