Powder Coating – The Environmental Choice
When it comes to being futureproof, businesses must do everything they can to limit waste, reduce greenhouse gases and minimise their strain on the planet, with more and more customers citing this as a major factor in deciding which company to go with. Historically, when it comes to adding colour to manufacturing projects, wet paint and spray paint have been the go-to options, but neither of these is considerate towards the environment. Now, powder coating is paving the way forwards and can help businesses to boost their green credentials.
Typically, wet and spray paints have fumes that evaporate when the paint dries, which then leach what is known as Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOCs into the air, which can be corrosive and damaging to the atmosphere. Our powder coating in Haverhill on the other hand uses free flowing powder that is dry when applied, meaning there are no harmful by-products during the application process.
Our powder coating in Haverhill makes use of the GEMA paint line, which has electrostatic spray guns that direct the powder onto the project. Rather than using a sealant or lacquer to ensure the powder stays in place, the electrostatic gun uses negatively charged ions to ensure full and even coverage, which is much more green on the environment and actually produces a high-quality finish, with no dripping to be seen.
Of course, when applying powder there is always some that falls off or excess powder that doesn’t get used to the project at hand. However, rather than sweep this away, our powder coating team in Haverhill recycle any powder that we can and use it in future projects, meaning there is less waste involved in the process.
For more information about our powder coating in Haverhill, call our team on 01440 706218.