What can be
Any electrically conductive metal or material that can withstand 400° F
temperature without losing its integrity.
How do you prepare parts for Powder Coating?
Surface must be perfectly clean, typically metal surface exposed with no
contaminants. Old paint, rust, oil and grease must be thoroughly
removed. Crosslink does the above preparation for you. Before you bring
the parts to us, please remove any rubber, plastics, gaskets, bearings,
and other parts that are sensitive to 400° F temperature including
excess oil and grease. For example, bring your rims without tires and
Why should I
use Powder Coating?
coated product simply looks better.
It's more durable than
liquid paint, more chip resistant, has superior adhesion, is less
expensive than liquid paint of comparable performance, environmentally
friendly, chemically resistant, and ready to use as soon as a part has
coating makes your product look more professional and commands higher
price. Many customers specify or demand powder coating due to its
Is there a
Powder Coating process that resembles chrome?
Can you clear
coat with Powder?
Can you strip
Yes! We use different methods depending on your application.
and textures are available?
A. Crosslink has a good
selection of colors and textures available in stock. Should you select a
color not available in our stock we would be pleased order it from a
powder manufacturer. The powder coating industry has several hundred
colors and textures available in stock.
Sample of Colors
How large a
part can you coat?
Flat: Approximately 20' long x 8' high. Three dimensional:
Approximately 20' x 7' x 5'
typically Powder Coated?
metal or conductive
parts withstanding 400
F temperature and requiring resistant, aesthetically appealing coating
against corrosion and oxidization. Powder coating is extensively used by
the appliance, automotive, agricultural equipment, electronics,
fabricated steel, fitness and sporting goods equipment, furniture,
garden equipment, medical equipment, office equipment and store fixture
of pieces (piece cost decreases as the number of parts increases per
batch), stripping required, masking required,
color (non-stock colors are more expensive), texture, piece weight and
maximum material thickness are the main factors affecting cost.
Do you handle
imperfections will Powder Coating cover up?
coating can cover minor
scratches and small imperfections. Smooth glossy powders are the most
demanding and matte or textured powders the most forgiving for surface
preparation. However, Powder Coating will not make up for poor
with any coating, the end result is only as good as the surface it was