Electrostatic Painting Mesa
Electrostatic painting uses precision technology to paint any metal surface cleanly giving a fine hard finish. The negatively charged object and the positively charged paint are drawn together like iron filings to a magnet. This attraction allows for a smooth, high quality finish. It’s completely safe and environmentally friendly.
Electrostatic painting has been used in the controlled environments of factories for many years. It has only been recently that mobile equipment was developed that allows coatings to be electrostatically applied in nearly any situation in any location.
Just as with magnetic fields, two electrostatic objects with oppositely charged particles will automatically attract one another. This is the core idea of electrostatic painting, which harnesses these electrostatic fields in order to paint metal objects more quickly and cost efficiently. Cleanup is also a breeze.
The first step of the process involves mixing formulated paint with a chemical catalyst to produce a positive charge. The metal object that needs to be painted will then be grounded through attached wiring. As the metal object and the formulated paint hold opposing charges- the paint is positive while the metal is negative- the paint easily becomes attracted to the metal object.
After the charging is finished, and the setup is done, the painting can take place. The positively charged paint is sprayed onto the metal object and grabs on easily to the surface. The attraction from the opposing charges is so strong that even if just one side of a metal pole is sprayed, the charge will automatically draw the paint around the metal, covering its entire surface.
The paint also generally proves to be more durable than other liquid paints plus. In addition, the process is an eco-friendly process since it does not use any solvents that can evaporate or contaminate drainage water.
Electrostatic painting is ideal for painting all kinds of metal including:
- Industrial Equipment
- Wrought Iron Fencing
- Chain-link Fencing
- Duct Work
- Office Furniture
- Restroom Dividers