Powder coat system

Powder coat system

Sears has a powder coater for $159 – Thanks James!

Apply a durable, protective coating to any metal component quickly, easily and safely. Coating is electrostatically applied, then just place coated item in a 400 deg. oven to cure and you’re done. Fast and environmentally friendly, coating is chip and chemical resistant. System features internal air generation (no compressor needed.) Variable speed switch.

Powder-coating can be applied to iron, steel, aluminum, stainless steel, titanium, and also chrome-plated surfaces. The Craftsman Powder Coat system will allow you to obtain professional results at home at a fraction of the cost. Superior to aerosol and other liquid coatings in flexibility, corrosion, and chemical resistance. Over spray is simply swept up and disposed of in household refuse. The system includes the accessories, application gun, and detailed instructions. Powder-coating, like other high-quality coatings, can only be applied over a bare metal surface. Removing corrosion and old coatings can be easily accomplished with abrasive paper, wire brush, liquid paint stripper, or abrasive blasting. Once removed simply wipe with acetone or paint thinner, allow to dry, and coat. The only components you will need are an object to coat and an extra toaster oven or non food prep conventional oven.

Craftsman 17288 Powder Coat System at Sears.com – Link.

If anyone uses this (or others) post up in the comments.

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DIY Powdercoating gun – Link.

8 thoughts on “Powder coat system

  1. ZapWiz says:

    Thanks for linking back to my DIY powdercoat gun.

    But my third version of the gun work MUCH better then both the Sears model and my original model.

    Note: I have had two friends who have had the fen in the Sears model break on them because you constanly have to shake the gun to get the powder to keep flowing.
    If your enviroment is drier then it is here in Texas the Sears gun may work well.
    Others in my modding group have used the Harbor Freight unit with good results.

  2. Eightway says:

    Harbor Fright has one that requires a compressor for $99. It’s probably crap like most HF stuff, but so is Cruftsman.


  3. Anonymous says:

    I live in the South West and had no problem with the Sears coating gun. Granted its not the best to use in the industry, but its gets the job done a reasonable price. I find it works better for small projects as appose to bigger ones. I recent job included coating a slick chrome bike frame with colors from Prismatic Powders. It turned out great.

  4. powder coating mdf says:

    Is there a difference in the powder coating mdf process depending on whether you are powder coating chairs, tables etc. Please share your reviews with me.

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