The correct way to specify powder coating on commercial projects
The QUALICOAT Standard for architectural powder coating is possibly one of the only quality standards applicable across the globe which is revised several times a year. more
As more CPD and training information appears online, the association now offers a diary of events given by its members.
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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QUALICOAT UK & Ireland Chairman
Guide to coastal use of QUALICOAT finishes
Alternative conversion coating processes under EN12206-1 (2004)
How to Specify
Anna Plesniar, a Process Development Scientist at AluK, has been elected as Vice Chair of the QUALICOAT Council for the UK and Ireland.
Once again the Association meets online for its first members meeting of 2021 and it is hoped by all that the next meeting in the year could be back to some sort of normal! more
Often in an attempt to reduce costs through the supply chain, architectural aluminium products will be coated by powder coaters who do not possess the correct pretreatment lines. more
Architects specify powder coating for the majority of their projects for use in the external envelope, but what should they specifically ask for by way of specification clauses? more
In 1986 several National Associations across Europe representing coaters of architectural aluminium systems formed the QUALICOAT Organisation. more
The quality of any powder coating relies on its ability to adhere to the substrate. So which pretreatment is best to use for powder coated aluminium outdoor construction and infrastructure use? more