How things work: Powder coating Tough going needs tough material

You’ve probably heard that a powder coat finish is more durable than spray paint. Here’s a look at the job and its potential benefits

by Andrew Pearce

21 Jul 2020

Powder coating started life just after WW2 in the USA. By the 1960s it was an established specialist process, and today it’s everywhere. While the technology isn’t cheap and not (yet) really in the DIY sphere, most big towns will have a powder coating company that handles oneoff jobs and production runs.