3 Ways to Improve Your Powder Coating Results

28 Feb , 2023 Upperdog

Why should you powder coat your materials? Powder coating is a process used for metal finishing. It uses dry powder to fuse to the surface of a metal object and then ‘cured’ with a heat or light source. It’s often used because it’s a highly durable metal finishing method, which causes metals to become highly…

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What is Masking Lacquer Used For?

27 Jan , 2023 Upperdog

Red masking lacquer covering the centre of a gold metal part

What is masking lacquer? Masking lacquers and thinners are methods of protecting certain areas that are not to be plated when electroplating or anodising. It is a liquid masking method that requires a more precise application than other methods. Available through Hi-Tek in multiples of 1 and 5 litres, our range of masking and stop-off…

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3 Must-Have Masking Tools For Any Powder Coating Job

23 Dec , 2022 hitekadmin

Powder coating is a finishing process that is commonly used across a wide range of industries and applications. It is a particularly useful technique in the motor vehicle manufacturing industry. It may sound like a simple task to powder coat a metal, but this is not the case. The process involves several key steps which…

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