Should you be using Powder Coating for your Products

Today’s consumer is always in search of the most efficient and long-lasting way to complete a project. That’s why many consumers look to powder coating in order to quickly paint their products and save money. But when should you use it? From our previous blogs, we know that powder coating is a dry powder application […]

Pros & Cons of Powder Coating

Before determining the pros and cons of powder coating, we have to define what powder coating is.  Powder coating is a dry powder application applied electrostatically and cured under uv light or heat.  It creates a more durable coating than regular paint and can be used to coat metals, appliances, bicycles, motorcycles, vehicles, etc that […]

When to use e-coating & the benefits of it

Consumers today expect high quality and durability when they invest their money, so manufacturers have to deliver a visually appealing product that will last and perform. The team at Professional Plating uses the latest technology in electrodeposition (e-coating) that consumers expect to invest in because we take pride in the work we do. If you’ve […]

What Are The Benefits of Zinc Plating?

Zinc plating has been around for decades and is the first line of defense to fight against rust and corrosion. For those who often work with steels and metals in general, they will know the benefits of zinc plating and how important it is to keep up standard maintenance to prevent aging. Its low-cost plating […]

What is E-Coating?

E-coating, mostly known as Electrocoating, is a type of wet paint finishing process meant to protect metals and steels from corroding. The types of metals can range from car parts, hardware, and even jewelry. The reason for this is because e-coating is recognized for its ability to paint in high production volumes for a lower […]

What is the Difference Between Galvanization and Zinc Plating?

Both galvanization and zinc plating are popular in the metal finishing industry. Although galvanization is an application of zinc plating, it has a much more different finishing process with different thicknesses compared to zinc plating. Knowing which type of plating to choose can significantly benefit your business and make your parts last longer. This will […]

Why Do Zinc Plating?

Zinc plating is the process of coating a substrate metal with a zinc coating to protect it from corroding.  This process is most commonly used in the auto industry to protect the critical components of a vehicle.  Zinc plating is done to important automotive parts such as brake calipers, brake pipes, and power steering to […]

Why Is Electroplating Important?

Electroplating is the process of coating surfaces with a metal coating using electricity. There are many reasons electroplating is important – Electroplating creates a protective barrier to reduce friction and prevent tarnishing of a surface as well as protecting surfaces from wear and tear by applying a thin, durable metal coating. Coating a non-metallic surface […]