Powder coated steel
Powder coated steel refers to a type of steel that has been treated with a protective coating using a powder coating process. This coating is applied as a dry powder, which is then electrostatically charged and sprayed onto the surface of the steel. The steel is typically pre-treated by cleaning and applying a primer before the powder coating is applied.
The powder coating consists of a mixture of finely ground particles of pigment and resin. When the charged powder particles are sprayed onto the steel surface, they adhere to it due to the electrostatic attraction. The coated steel is then heated, causing the powder particles to melt and fuse together, forming a smooth and durable finish.
Powder coated steel offers several benefits. First, it provides a protective layer that helps prevent corrosion, rust, and damage from environmental elements. The coating acts as a barrier, shielding the steel from moisture, UV rays, chemicals, and abrasion. This enhances the longevity and durability of the steel.
Additionally, powder coated steel offers an attractive and uniform appearance. The coating can be applied in a wide range of colours, finishes, and textures, allowing for customization to match specific aesthetic preferences or branding requirements. The finish is typically smooth, even, and resistant to fading, chipping, and peeling.
Powder coated steel is widely used in various industries and applications, including automotive, construction, furniture, appliances, and outdoor equipment. It provides a durable and aesthetically pleasing finish that enhances the overall quality and longevity of steel products.