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3 Ways PCM Reduces Costs in Aluminum and Steel Coil Coating

Posted by Mike Bonner

Aug 10, 2015 11:00:00 AM


One of our coil coating customers in the Southeastern United States specializing in high quality aluminum coating and steel coil coating, found himself at a competitive disadvantage because his line is not equipped with a second top-finish head to provide “quick-change” capability.

Though not alone, this left him with no way to embed cleaning time into his coating system run time, which meant that every minute spent cleaning represented time that the line was down. This was limiting the capacity.

The Profile Correction Module (PCM) provided a low-cost solution to their problem.

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Topics: coil coating, coating aluminum, PCM

Why Quality Checks are Rising in Architectural Coil Coating

Posted by Mike Bonner

Jun 29, 2015 11:00:00 AM

 

You need only look around as you walk through the city to know that modern architecture involves more colors than ever before – a trend that shows no sign of diminishing anytime soon.

Often, these are customized corporate colors to immediately identify the occupant (John Deere Green, Coke Red, or Pepsi Blue anyone?). More and more, architects are constructing these buildings from pre-coated steel and aluminum coil as a means of achieving these strict color requirements.

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Topics: coil coating, paint and coating, coating aluminum, PCM

Why Partial Drums Pile Up in Aluminum and Steel Coil Coating

Posted by Sarah Ledford

Jun 25, 2015 10:40:00 AM

aluminum coating steel coil coating

Are you dealing with partial drums piling up? Are you running out of space for them? Are you concerned about the money that is tied up in all this leftover paint? These partial paint drums could be costing you money in your aluminum coating and steel coating processes.

Have you considered the reason you are seeing these partial drums? As it turns out, it’s fill volume.

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Topics: coil coating, paint and coating, coating aluminum