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How much powder coating coverage do I Need?
Now that you have all the data you need, you can apply the powder coating coverage formula. Assumption: The Powder Coating Industry standard is 192.3 square feet of coverage per pound of powder. This pound of powder would be at 1.0 specific gravity and applied at a thickness of 1 mil with 100% transfer efficiency.
How do you calculate square feet for powder coating?
Your Sq Ft (optional): square feet of your part. Sq Ft = Length x Width. This value cannot exceed the Sq Ft Coverage. Sq Ft Coverage: represents the estimated Sq Ft coverage 1 lb of powder would yield. Cost / Sq Ft: the estimated cost per Sq Ft. Cost: your estimated total cost based on your part Sq Ft.
How much does a pound of powder cover?
A pound of powder with a specific gravity of 1.0 at 100-percent utilization will cover 192.3 ft. 2 at a thickness of 1 mil. That is the starting point for calculating the powder cost. 192.3 0.90 material utilization with reclaim 2 mils thickness 1.4 specific gravity = ft. 2 /lb. 173 2.8 = 61.8 ft. 2 /lb.
What does it mean to be able to powder coat?
Being able to powder coat means being able to apply beautiful durable finishes using relatively low cost equipment, and the basics can be learned quickly. The best part about powder coating is that you don’t need a large elaborate collection of equipment to do it yourself.