Posted by Zoe Geoffrion , on Jul, 2018
Choosing powder coating systems can seem like a daunting thought. Here are a few guidelines to help you.
Check the gun’s quality
When you look for coating systems, consider the guns. If you want excellent results, use top-rated equipment. Don’t take chances with cheap options that may not provide you with the performance and precision you want.
Determine your reasons for buying the equipment, Lines Magazine says. That’s something you’ll want to be clear about before you shop around for powder coating systems.
Check on the powder flow
Does the gun apply the powder uniformly? That’s a major concern. If the coating is uneven, then that’s going to be far from the results you want. If you don’t want to end up with results that may be less than stellar, then check on the powder flow of the equipment before you buy one. If you see several signs that mean the powder flow is compromised, move on to other options.
Consider ease of use
Is the machine easy to use? The last thing you want is to invest time and money in equipment that’s going to be hard to operate. That could lead to a lot of hassle and inconvenience. Keep that from happening by choosing the right machine from the get-go.
Factor in customer service
When you shop around for equipment, look for companies or retailers that provide easy assistance in case you encounter any problems with the machine or you require troubleshooting help. Do your research and find out if the retailer is well-known for providing excellent customer service. Read reviews so you’ll know how other customers think about the company’s services.
Count the cost
The buying costs aren’t the only thing you need to shell out money for. Consider future costs like maintenance expenses as well. Some options may require more in upfront costs but less in maintenance expenses so keep that in mind.