Physical Characteristics

Even though equipment can vary from one application to another, there are a number of common problem areas. The following are possible causes and suggestions for their correction. If the troubleshooting suggestions below do not answer your questions, please contact us on 01473 463333 to discuss problems with application of our products.

 

Problem Possible Causes Suggested Solutions
Poor mechanical properties- impact strength/flexibility Insufficient curing Take measurements of the metal’s temperature profile.Increase the temperature and/or time in the oven
Film thickness is too high Check the thickness and reduce it by reducing the amount of powder or possibly increasing the conveyor speed
Poor adhesion due ti insufficient pre-treatment Check and replenish the pre-treatment baths
The nature of the powder coating Check with the powder supplier.
Poor adhesion to the substrate Inadequate pre-treatment Check and replenish the pre-treatment baths
Insufficient curing Increase the temperature and/or time in the oven
Improper choice of power type Contact IP & PS Ltd