can you powder coat magnesium wheels

Best answer 鏄?/div>鏍规嵁 2 涓潵婧?/li> People also ask Is powder coating your rims worth it? Powder coating provides you with better coverage for your rims. If you compare the coverage that you receive with a traditional liquid paint to the p

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  • Is powder coating your rims worth it?

  • Powder coating provides you with better coverage for your rims. If you compare the coverage that you receive with a traditional liquid paint to the powder coating, then the latter wins every time. There are certain areas of your wheels where a liquid paint is almost impossible to apply without adversely impacting other areas of the vehicle.

  • Can magnesium be powder-coated?

  • They can be powder-coated and Steve Turner, of Turners Powder Coating Services in Chippenham gave me a quick run-through of the process: 鈥淢agnesium is porous and susceptible to oxidation, so components need to be stripped back to the metal carefully, then treated with chromate preparation.

  • Why can’t magnesium wheels be done with alloy wheels?

  • A mate told me they can’t be done because they are magnesium. A. Magnesium wheels weigh 30% less than alloy, which is a significant amount of unsprung weight to help handling.

  • Do I need to unmount my Wheels after coating?

  • That means the wheels need to be unmounted. The coating acts as a clear sealant and a buffer to the environment. I did a test on a polished magnesium timing plate starting from a gray color and after polishing and sealing, it was left untouched in the environment for a month.

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