Liquid or powder coating: which one to prefer and why?
Have you ever wondered what advantages a powder coating brings over a liquid one? Read on to clarify any doubts.
Right from the first phase, it is necessary to be clear about the end use of the item and consequently choose the correct materials and coatings to avoid nasty surprises. Coating a surface means improving it aesthetically and protecting it from wear, chemical agents, and weathering.
How to avoid bubbles and porosity on powder coating applied to a cast metal surface
Powder coating is a technique that provides an extremely durable coating. However, defects such as bubbles, pinholes, craters, or porosity can occur and, in addition to spoiling the coating's aesthetic appearance, they can compromise its functionality, quality and durability over time. There are several reasons for these defects, but they can be avoided with some caution. Discover the five basic steps for a smooth, homogenous, defect-free and durable powder coating. Try RIPOL's OGF series.
Corrosion, how to prevent it
Steel is a material easy to work with, very strong and light, but subject to deterioration if not protected. RIPOL powder coating products have obtained QUALISTEELCOAT certification for the RIPOL Corrocare ABP primer used in combination with RIPOL 59L, 58L, 52L, 55R series finishes.
Camouflage powder coating for military vehicles
RIPOL enriches its product portfolio with RIPOL RAL 6031-F9 Matt Bronze Green - code 61LV1G76312. The new coating is specifically formulated to meet the requirements of military standards to reduce the detection of surveillance and seeker systems in the visible and near-infrared spectral range, as it provides reflectance to the vehicle and perfect camouflage.