Powdertech operates one of the most up to date powder coating and pre-treatment plants in the UK with investment in new facilities in 2014 and 2017. Management and operational systems are approved to ISO 9001-2008 and critical processes are independently audited on a regular basis.

  • Quality and consistency of coating:

    Fully programmable powder application. Awkward shape and complex fabrications easily accommodated

  • Quality and consistency of chemical pre-treatment:

    Chrome free metal pre-treatment for aluminium and galvanized steel. CNC controlled ensuring accuracy and repeatability of surface preparation.

  • One-stop-shop:

    Unique plant layout and integrated facilities optimise efficiency and turnaround.

Materials coated

  • Extruded and folded aluminium to ISO12206
  • Cast aluminium
  • Cast zinc
  • Hot dip galvanized steel ISO 13438
  • Pre-galvanized mild steel sheet ISO 13438
  • Stainless steel.
  • Mild steel

Material dimensions

  • Maximum weight is 1000kg uniformly distributed over a length of 6500mm. 150kg per linear metre.
  • Maximum size for chemical pre-treatment is 6500mm long x 750mm wide x 2200mm high.
  • Maximum size for shot blast pre-treatment is 6700mm long x 1300mm wide x 2200mm high
  • Maximum size for 5-stage paint stripping is 6500mm long x 500mm wide x 2000mm high.

Application

  • Two independent lines with 3-axis CNC powder application and closed loop powder recovery
  • Automatic and manual application with fast colour change
  • Two fully automatic 3-D Magic Eye booths
  • Integrated power track
  • Automatic powder re-claim

Curing

  • Four direct gas-fired re-circulating ovens.
  • Two dedicated ovens for degassing hot dip galvanized steel
  • Computer temperature monitoring
  • Automatic cool down & shut off