Wear Issues in Powder Coating Extruders

12 Jan 2015

The Forth Rail Bridge is the oldest major steel bridge. Famed in the coatings industry for its 100 year continuous painting programme, it now benefits from a state of the art coating with a life predicted to exceed 20 years. Just as it is no surprise to anybody that exterior coatings weather, and need replacing: should anybody be surprised that extruders screw and barrel components used in the production of powder coating become worn?