PaintSquare.com
      | Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise
  

 

Download our free Marine Industry Coating Systems eResource Book

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Powder Coating Gun Touts Efficiency

Monday, May 9, 2011

More items for Coating Application

Comment | More

Nordson Corp. has rolled out the Encore Automatic Powder Spray Gun, designed to provide the highest transfer efficiency available for venturi-based coating systems today.

The gun delivers 100kV, reducing operator costs with more efficient coating and fewer part rejects, according to the manufacturer.
 
‘Smart Flow’ Control

The Encore automatic gun combines Select Charge technology with Automatic Feedback Current (AFC) control for precise coating coverage and efficiency. The gun is designed to work with Nordson’s iControl integrated control system, providing user-adjustable parameter control to optimize performance over a wide variety of part profiles and configurations, the manufacturer says.

Nordson powder coating gun

In AFC mode, the controller automatically adjusts electrostatic voltage output to maintain the optimal powder charge and external field strength, regardless of the gun-to-part distance, for uniform powder deposition.

The iControl system incorporates Encore’s “Smart Flow” pneumatic control capability—an intuitive method of setting powder flow for optimum coating efficiency and performance, Nordson says.

Smart Flow first sets optimum velocity of the spray pattern for the part being coated, then sets the powder output level to achieve the desired film thickness. A “Classic Flow” mode is also available for setting flow and atomizing air independently.

Other Features

Nordson calls the Encore “one of the lightest and most compact powder application tools in the industry.” The gun has an air-purge cleanable design and an easy-access powder pathway that allows cleaning for fast color change without disassembly, the supplier says.

The manufacturer also reports:

  • Tube and bar mount versions to meet any application requirement;
  •  Superior Faraday-cage penetration and recoating capability;
  •  Powder contact parts made from specially engineered materials that minimize wear and impact fusion;
  • The industry’s largest selection of nozzle choices; and
  • An optional ion collector designed to improve the smoothness and finish appearance of cured powders in select applications.

Nordson Corp., based in Westlake, OH, produces precision dispensing equipment for the application of adhesives, sealants, coatings and other materials during manufacturing. The company also manufactures technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes.

More information: www.nordson.com or 440-985-4549.

   

Tagged categories: Automatic powder spray guns; Nordson; Spray equipment; Spray guns

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Commercial Sandblasting & Painting Ltd.
Reliable Service & Superior Workmanship

We’re ready to meet any of your protective coating and lining needs. We can work on your site or in our facilities, with large shops (60,000 sq ft), 40 acres of yard space, and cranes and forklifts on site.


Dampney Co., Inc.
High Temperature Paint

• Prevent Rust / Corrosion
• High Build / Hot Apply
• Custom Colors / VOC-Compliant
• Offshore/Petro Chem/ Refining/Power Industries
• Over 90 Years of Experience


Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.
www.polyflexlinings.com


KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
KTA Analyzes
Coating Failures

• Field Diagnosis
• Lab Diagnosis
• Determination of Cause
• Recommendations
www.kta.com
800-245-6379


CHLOR*RID International Inc.
Free Webinar

Learn about soluble salts, along with a discussion on allowable levels.
More information at
www.chlor-rid.com,

800-422-3217


Bullard

The Next Generation
of Blasting

• Lightest
• Coolest
• Most Comfortable
• Most Dependable


Safway Services
Suspended Access Made Easy With QuikDeck™

The smart choice for suspended access, QuikDeck’s interchangeable, lightweight components make them easy to set up and reassemble when you need to move.


RPB Respiratory
GET A FREE COOL TUBE

Take advantage of RPB Safety’s coolest promotion yet! Throughout the entire month of May you will receive a free Cool Tube with every...


International Paint LLC

International Paint Engineered Coatings

Learn about our solutions for:
  • Structural Steel
  • Piping & Equipment
  • Storage Tanks
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Secondary Containment

  •  
     
     
    Technology Publishing

    The Technology Publishing Network

    The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
    Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

     
    EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
    REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
    MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
     

    © Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
    2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com