Yes, you can but it is not advisable. Powder coating can protect your exhaust headers and system. However, powder cures at 450F. The temperatures experienced at the headers are more than that. This means that it will most likely melt off after a while. If you decide to powder coat an exhaust, you can be assured that it will bake.
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Will powder coating bake on headers?
Discussion in ‘ The Hokey Ass Message Board ‘ started by ROBERT JAM, May 12, 2011 . no, powder cures at 450 degrees, headers get a lot hotter than that. Powder coating is a plastic so its just gonna melt off. there are a couple spray on coatings that a local guy uses, but they arent powder. Ugly with standard powder. Yes, it will bake
Are ceramic coated headers worth it?
In other words, ceramic coated headers look (and function) the same on mile one as they do on mile 300,000. A ceramic header coating also provides protection against the corrosive materials in the exhaust.
What are the benefits of coating exhaust headers?
Properly coated headers are thus much more durable than the thinner pipes of uncoated headers. Exhaust gas contains a lot of heat when it leaves the engine cylinders.
Does powder coating hold up to big fire?
Powder coating is a plastic so its just gonna melt off. there are a couple spray on coatings that a local guy uses, but they arent powder. Ugly with standard powder. Yes, it will bake Big Fire, very bad. The ceramic holds up very well.