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    How do you prep aluminum for powder coating?

  • #2
    PRE BAKE! PRE BAKE!!! PREBAKE!!!

    Clean/Degrease, PreBake, sandblast, Prebake, PC

    PreBake/Outgas at least 35 Degrees higher than Powder Temp

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    • #3
      How much do you let it cool after prebake before PC?
      WEIRD Performance & Coatings
      Sweden

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      • #4
        I let it cool to about 150- 160 F. If you let it stay much higher than that the powder starts to melt while you are spraying it and makes it hard to judge how much you are putting on.

        Leo
        www.tinmans.net
        "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming -- WOW--What a Ride!!!" ----- Unknown

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        • #5
          everything noob said, and I wipe down the part just befor coating with acetone..
          Pro-Tech Powder Coating
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