The Durability Of Powder-Coated Metal

Metals that are powder coated can last thousands of hours in durability testing.

The various types of metals found in nature, along with the alloys man has created from combining them, helped shape modern society. From everyday eating utensils to awe-inspiring skyscrapers, metals and alloys

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form an integral part of our lives. This reliance has meant that we subject these materials to conditions that cause their demise in numerous ways. The most physically apparent is corrosion.

One of the most common tests conducted on metals and their alloys is the salt-spray test. This controlled test simulates the corrosion resistance of coated and uncoated metals when subjected to a five-percent salt solution. If this doesn’t sound like much, consider that seawater averages around two to three percent. Coated metals typically fare better than uncoated metals; among them, the most resilient are those that have been powder coated. In salt-spray tests, super durable powder coating techniques have enabled metal components to remain unfazed after 2,000 to 3,000 hours in the chamber.

For over 20 years, Electro Tech Powder Coating has proudly and skillfully met the needs of countless individuals and businesses throughout the San Diego County area. We have always believed in getting the job done right the first time and on time. We’ve proven to be leaders in offering custom powder coating services, all the while treating clients like family.

Contact us today at (760) 746-0292 to receive a FREE estimate and discover why discerning clients trust Electro Tech for all their powder coating needs.


Comments 2

  1. I’ve been thinking about getting some powder coating done on some different things, and I’m glad that you talked about how it makes things more durable. You mentioned that powder coating materials fare better than those that are uncoated. I think that being able to make things more durable is always a good idea, so hopefully I can get some good powder coating done! Thanks for the info!

  2. Thanks for the tip about considering powder coating to protect against corrosion. It would make sense to find something that will protect your items from rust. My husband and I are looking for powder coating, so we’ll have to find a qualified service to help out.

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