A lot goes into designing, constructing, and decorating a sporting venue. From the colossal Olympic stadiums to the smallest squash court, they all require tough materials that can handle high levels of traffic and use, the elements, and the odd flyaway ball.
Powder manufacturers tend to have two basic categories for powder coatings: solid colors and special effects. Solid colors are just that, a solid color – think your basic RAL shade. Special effects powder coatings, however, are a whole other world of color and creation. They a way to add some real pizzazz to a coating, some magic. Wrinkles, sparkles, metallic, translucent's, formants, the list of special effects coatings go on, and each of these coatings have their own particular finishes that offer truly unique looks to a final product.
A lot of branding comes down to making your mark, brand, or icon recognizable. No one would mistake golden arches on a red panel for anything other than McDonald's, right? That particular contrast of warm gold on bold red grabs the eye, and those colors have become synonymous with the McDonalds brand throughout the years – decades, really – of successful advertising. With powder coatings, you can do the same.
Powder Coating steel – the do’s and don’ts.
Powder coating aluminum is pretty straightforward. The AAMA coating specifications outline what you can expect from any organic coating applied to architectural aluminum, and warranties up to 20 years are supplied when applied to properly pretreated aluminum by a certified applicator. Easy.
It doesn’t take a genius to work out that powder coatings are an excellent, tough and durable coating option for schools and educational institutions. From the ABCs to PhDs, there are so many applications for high performance powders in inspirational colors; check out just a few of them below.
IFS Coatings today announced the launch of the IFS Advance program, a collection of 5 different advanced IFS products and services designed to advance and improve the powder coating process.