Masking Threads

How Powder Coaters Can Improve Their Masking Operations in 2024

powder coating masking tips

If you're a powder coater wanting to make changes to improve your masking operations, this post is for you! Echo Engineering is here to guide you through actionable changes that can revolutionize your masking processes and elevate your results.

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Masking Experiments: Powder Build-Up Around Caps

Masking experiment for paint buildup

Welcome to the first installment of our new masking experiment series! In this post, we will be taking you through a common problem powder coaters deal with and an experiment we ran in an attempt to prevent the issue without the need for custom masking. So, without further ado, let's get into it!

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Masking Tips - How to Achieve Your Cleanest Masking Lines Yet

Achieving crisp, clean masking lines is not always an easy task. It takes knowledge, skill, and the best tools to get the results you're looking for. In this post, we're going to take you through both masking tape tips & tricks as well as rubber molded designs to improve your results and help prevent common coating flaws.

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High Temp Masking Material Alternatives to Silicone

silicone alternatives

Due to the fear of silicone volatiles, some facilities will not even remotely consider using the material. In the automotive industry specifically, silicone is sometimes not even allowed into the paint production environments.  So, what this means is they need alternative solutions. Luckily, we've received these requests many times before so in this post we will take you through the majority of the options you'll typically have.

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Custom Masking Designs for Powder Coating and E-Coating

custom masking designs for powder coating and ecoating

In this post, we are going to take you through a variety of different custom masking designs we've engineered and developed for some of the biggest brands' powder coating and e-coating lines and explain to you their purpose.  What we've seen over the years is that many coaters have issues related to masking, but don't know what the solution would be.  We hope you are able to go through this post and find a solution or inspiration for improving your line's output!

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