Why choose us?
Powder coating is a hands-down winner when it comes to finishing fabricated metal products. It’s a cleaner, smoother, and more superior process than other finishing methods. Powder coating is an environmentally friendly, safe, and cost-effective finishing.
While we have a variety of stock colors available, we can also have custom colors made to your specifications. Federal standard color matching is also available.
Non Volatile Organic Compounds
Cost Saving / Less Waste
Superior End Result
Before products can be primed, they must go through a pre-treatment process. At Leading Edge we utilize one of two pre-treatment techniques depending on a project’s requirements.
The first method of pre-treatment we utilize is cleaning the metal with a zirconium wash. Cleaning parts with soap and water alone is not enough to prep the materials for proper powder adhesion. It also produces less sludge, is versatile, and is eco-friendly, making it the preferred choice over iron phosphate methods.
The second method we utilize is abrasive blasting. With blasting, high-pressure compressed air is used to project a medium onto the surface of the part to perform the desired cleaning, polishing, or finishing action. The amount of pressure can also be adjusted to accommodate the specific cleaning or finishing requirements.
Powder coatings by nature are extremely durable, exceptionally resistant to corrosion, and able to withstand exposure to harsh UV rays. Even so, in some circumstances, a dual-layer is required to achieve optimal corrosion resistance and to meet specific appearance requirements. In these cases, we will utilize a zinc primer base coat for corrosion resistance and a topcoat to improve the aesthetic appearance.