The correct way to specify powder coating on commercial projects
The QUALICOAT Standard is regularly updated on an ongoing basis by its members by the introduction of strategic ‘working groups’, each undertaking specific research and development work in coating technology. more
The next members meeting will be on 4th September at the Vermont Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne if you wish to attend the next meeting please contact the General Secretary. email
Qualicoat UK & Ireland with offices based in the Midlands is the National Association for Qualicoat approved companies. Qualicoat is a global quality label organisation committed to maintaining and promoting the quality of lacquering, painting and coating on aluminium and its alloys for architectural applications.
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Guide to coastal use of Qualicoat finishes
Alternative conversion coating processes under EN12206-1 (2004)
How to Specify
There still seems to be confusion in the correct specification of powder coating for any given project. more
Over time all finishes exposed to weathering will be effected by the elements, this is especially relevant to buildings which are rarely cleaned on their exposed surfaces. more
Another good turn out for the associations first meeting of 2019 with a good cross section of powder manufacturers, pretreatment systems suppliers and architectural powder coaters. more
Regular testing and record keeping is an important issue for the association and Mark Holz, MD of IFO, set up the ‘IFO Academy’ specifically for the training of laboratory technicians. more
When specifying powder coating for any architectural project, the applicator needs to be aware of the standards they need to work to. more