FAQs

What Is Powder Coating?

Powder coating is a technique used to apply a decorative and protective finish to a wide range of products that are used by both manufacturers and consumers. The powder is a mixture of finely ground particles of pigment and resin, which is electrostatically charged and sprayed on to the products to be coated. The charged powder particles adhere to the electrically grounded surfaces until heated and fused into a smooth coating in a curing oven. The result is a uniform, durable, high-quality and attractive finish. Powder coating is a superior finish that's found on hundreds of products you come in contact with every day.

Why Choose Pacific Powder Coating?

Pacific Powder Coating offers the best in powder coating services for all metal projects. With our vast years of powder coating experience, we are able to assist you in every step of the powder coating process. We will be your guide from color selection all the way to having your parts delivered on-time, with one of our trucks. The combination of Pacific Powder's first-class service, knowledgeable, bilingual staff, state-of-the-art equipment and modern facility is what makes Pacific Powder Coating an industry leader that sets us apart from our competition.

We are one of the few custom coaters in the United States that is certified by the Powder Coating Institute for powder application on steel or aluminum. Be sure to work with us on your next project and experience the PPC difference.

Why Powder Coat?

A powder coated surface is more resistant to chipping, scratching, fading and wearing than other surfaces. There is a wide variety of colors from high and low gloss to metallic and clear finishes. Texture selections range from smooth to wrinkle or matte, as well as rough textures to hide surface imperfections.

Where is Powder Coating Used?

There are many every day uses for powder coated products such as lighting fixtures, antennas, golf clubs, ski poles, bicycles, exercise equipment, display racks, shelves, store fixtures, metal furniture, thumbtacks, rulers, barbeque grills, patio furniture, garden tools, tool boxes, etc The appliance industry uses powder coating on front and side panels of ranges and refrigerators, washing machine tops and lids, dryer drums, air-conditioner cabinets, water heaters, dishwasher racks and cavities of microwave ovens. The automotive industry uses powder coating on wheels, bumpers, hubcaps, door handles, decorative trim and accent parts, truck beds, radiators, filters and numerous engine parts. If it's metal, it can be powder coated.

Will rust be removed from my parts during your pre-treatment process?

No. Rust needs to be removed by some mechanical means such as sandblasting.

Do all components that may be affected by the heat have to be removed?

Yes. Our ovens reach temperatures up to 450 degrees, thus any component that will be affected by such temperatures must be removed before coating.