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Is Getting the Alloy Wheels Powder Coated Worth as Refurbishment?

by Herts Wheels Specialists in Alloy Wheel Refurbishment
Alloy wheels powder coating is a saviour for the wheels, because of its strength and durability it offers to the wheels for enhanced performance.  

Powder coating is applied to the alloy car wheels as a free-flowing powder. This powder coating application is relatively simple - the powder is pushed by the filtered compressed air out of the gun past an electrode that gives a positive charge to the powder.  

The alloy wheels being powder coated is earthed for the positive powder particles to remain attracted to it. As soon as the item is covered completely in the powder, it is cured at 180° in the oven. 
Powder Coating
Alloy wheels powder coating comprises of applying powder coat to the wheel trim that is then cured under very high temperatures till it has formed a uniform and tough coating. The powder could be transparent or coloured differing from varied pigments. It works effectively and retains longer compared to a paint job. Investing on the professionals to powder coat the wheels is worth enough since it saves money from having to repair the scratches and restoring the polish of the wheels.

Four Noteworthy Benefits of Powder Coating the Alloy Wheels

  1. Powder coating matches the alloy wheels to that of the car, so the car achieves a smarter appearance.
  2. The alloy wheels' performance and longevity increase because of powder coating,  and it, in turn, protects the wheels from scratches and dents. So, the powder coating should be done by reputed and qualified technicians. 
  3. Powder coating is superb for refurbishing and smartening up the alloy wheel, and they get a new and fresh lease of life so these remain as good as new. 
  4. A sealed oven is used for powder coating, hence it a safer method for the environment compared to spray painting. The powder contains safely during application and it does not release any harmful volatile organic compounds at the time of drying. 

So which should be considered? Paint or Powder Coating?
First of all, powder coating can be customized since it is a traditional painting.  The benefits of the traditional painting coat are that it avoids the health hazard and environmental hazards. The prime difference between is the powder coat's durability and strength that preserves the wheels and keeps them looking good for many years.  
Powder Coating - The Finish
Alloy wheel powder coating is best used as a refurbishment process for keeping the alloy wheels protected against UV damages, light scratches, pollution, dirt, moisture, and wash swirls. While providing a durable and harder finish to the alloy wheel refurbishment, the powder coat highlights a glittering finish. When the alloy wheels encounter substantial damage or they have to be recoloured, then the apt choice is the alloy wheels.  



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