Powder Coating Pros & Cons

Powder coating is one of the most common types of paint application process you will find. However, that does not mean it is the right choice for your job. The are pros and cons when it comes to powder coating. So be sure to understand these factors before moving forward. The experts at Londono Restoration provide a professional powder coating finish that is sure to last if you decide to go that route.

For more information about our restoration and finishes for antiques and furniture, please contact us today. We will happily answer any questions you may have regarding the powder coating finishing process. The number for our office is 631-940-8670. When you call, we can discuss with you these very same pros and cons. We want to make sure you understand what will will do and what it means. Our goal is your satisfaction. So please, do not hesitate to reach out today to learn more about the best powder coating services on Long Island, NY.

Pros of Powder Coating

Great Durability

When properly cured, a powder coating finish forms a protective layer that is harder than most conventional paints on the market. However, a powder coated finish is not the most durable solution. There are alternatives that we can discuss with you if a long-lasting finish is your main priority.

Environmental Impact

Any powder that does not adhere to the coating surface is collected and reused. This means that there is little to no waste involved, which is great for the environment. And all powder coating finishes happen in a sealed environment. So there is little to no risk of air pollution.

Cost Effective

Since there is little to no waste during the process, it is a cost effective application. However, there can and likely will be costs for the heating and curing process, but that is an issue for another day.

Cons of Powder Coating

Color Change & Contamination

Though the reuse of particles is environmentally friendly, it does mean there is a risk of cross contamination. So it may lead to challenges of matching precise colors.

No Thin or Smooth Finishes

When you use a powder coating finish, it is easy get get a nice, thick finish. However, if it is a thin finish you are looking for this may not be the answer, since it is basically impossible for that to happen. And similarly, powder coating finishes are typically not smooth either.

Start-Up Costs

In the long run, powder coating finishes leads to saving money. However, the initial coast of the process may be significant. And the bigger the object being coated, the more expensive the undertaking may be.

So these are the pros and cons of a powder coating finish. We encourage you to reach out if you are interested in this process for an item of yours. Our team of experts can handle nearly any task. We will work with you to may sure the end result is everything you have ever hoped for! Learn more about how powder coating works and how we can make the finish last! Restore your old furniture by turning to Londono Brothers today!