Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between powder coating and liquid paint?

Powder coating is environmentally friendly and more durable than liquid paint. It is resistant to chipping, scratching, and fading. Powder coating has been around for many years, therefore many more people are going this route because of the durability of this procedure.

How much will it cost to have my parts powder coated?

Every job is different. For example, if you bring in an item that is disassembled and clean, the price will be less than if you bring it in assembled with layers of grease on it.

Can you powder coat car bodies?

Yes and no. Our booths and ovens are big enough to blast and powder coat most vehicles. However, since the powder coating process involves baking at temperatures around 400 degrees, the cars need to be stripped. Before being powder coated all non-metals need to be removed, including interiors, wiring, electronics, plastics, etc.

Car frames are an excellent candidate for powder coating offering longevity to the finish and protection from the elements.

What else can be powder coated?

Almost any item that is made of metal, such as steel, aluminum, titanium, bronze, copper, etc. We cannot powder coat magnesium.

Do you offer ceramic coating?

We do offer ceramic coating in limited coating. They are great for items that need to endure high temperature uses.

How durable is powder coating?

Powder coating is resistant to chipping, scratching, and fading. Powder coating finishes last much longer and is more durable than liquid paint. Powder coating is electro static, which means it wraps around the piece you are powder coating and covers edge to edge with no possibility of runs or drips.

How big of an item can you powder coat?

Our oven is 30’L x 8’W x 8’H.

How big of an item can you blast?

Our blasting booth is 25’L x 8’W x 7’H

Will powder coating hide or remove imperfections?

Powder coating will not hide or remove the imperfections on your item. You part must be dent and scratch free to have a smooth and clean finish. We offer metal repair services at additional cost.

What are the advantages of having an item clear coated?

The advantages of having an item clear coated is that is gives it a second layer of protection against the elements. While it isn’t necessary, it can protect against UV fading and chipping.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, check and Paypal. We will be accepting credit cards and debit cards soon.

What is your turn around time?

Turn around time is typically one week. If your project is completed early, you will be notified early. Larger project timelines will be discussed on a case by case basis.