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QC Testing For Your Powder Coating Line

Wednesday June 21, 2017

Nobody wants their customer to be unhappy. Performing basic quality control tests will not only tell you how you're doing as a coater, but keep your customer happy. They're easy to do and make sure you're confident in the professional finish your offer every time. Read our blog on QC testing for your powder coating line and understand the important QC tests YOU should be performing and why. Read more...

'The Different Types of Powders' - Blog now live!

Thursday June 15, 2017

There are many different product types or chemistries or technologies - whatever you want to call them. Choosing the best one for your application is important. Need a coating that has to perform outside? Need a powder coating that offers awesome corrosion protection? Need something that comes with a warranty for architectural applications? There are different products that can offer all of these and much more. Check out the different product types or chemistries and their advantages and disadvantages. Read more...

IFS Coatings Launches Powder Coating E-book

Thursday June 15, 2017

IFS Coatings today announced the launch of an exciting E-book covering practical tips and advice on every aspect of powder coating. The first few chapters can be found in the news section of under ‘Guides’. The E-book is 12 chapters in total and will be made available on a weekly basis on the IFS Coatings Facebook page. It provides practical information on a huge range of powder coating topics, for powder coaters of all types and sizes.

Polychem Powder Coatings Launches Extensive New Color Card

Monday June 12, 2017

Polychem powder coatings today launched the brand new Polychem Powder Coatings Color Card. The card, which features powder coated chips to give an exact representation of the powder, includes 125 colors and special effects from 14 color collections.

NEW TDS search tool launched on IFS Website

Monday July 4, 2016

Need your IFS TDS quick? Use the new online search tool
Finding the TDS you need has never been easier. Simply go to, click on the resources section, and choose the TDS search. Enter the code you are looking for, e.g. PLSF60229 (no spaces) into the search box, and if the TDS is loaded onto the website it will appear.
Most of our stock products are on there! With 4000 products on the site, we are still working to add as many as possible on there. If there's one that you use and you can't find it, send an email with the product code in the subject line to, and we'll make sure it gets added right away.

IFS launch new Super Durable wet-look powder with anti-mar properties

Monday June 27, 2016

IFS Powder Coatings have created a new, super durable, wet look black powder coating, with anti-mar properties.
This awesome, newly developed super wet look black powder coating has added anti-mar capability. It's designed for anyone needing a great looking product for aluminum applications that won't have rubbing issues. Formulated in Super Durable Polyester technology it is perfect for most exterior applications and all interior uses. Ask for product code SRSF 11419
For sample panels or to order this product, talk to your IFS representative or call 866.437.2864