Monthly Archives: April 2017

Battery Bolts

How a Rack-Spray Process Audits Your Parts

Utilizing a rack-spray coating application for your components as opposed to a dip-spin method has many obvious benefits, such as a much more consistent and quality finish or less fallout due to damaged parts and coating defects, among others.

However, one overlooked benefit of a rack-spray process is usually not realized by our customers until the first time we call and tell them they have an issue in their process and we have received defective parts.

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Window Beauty Bolt

The Advantages of Being “Coating Agnostic”

In a previous blog post, we talked about solving essentially the same performance issue with two different coating types. This happens frequently and sometimes it involves using not only different coatings, but coatings from completely different suppliers.

As a privately held coating applicator not owned by a coating manufacturer, DECC can approach solving customer’s problems from a dynamic position of not being tied to any single coating or coating manufacturer.

Sometimes this involves something as relatively simple as applying a coating that is called out on a specification for a customer.

For instance, a relatively common specification on prints for General Motors is GMW3359.

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Food Die Roller

Reducing Downtime with Functional Coatings

We often receive inquiries from manufacturers that aren’t looking for us to help them with the parts they produce, but with the equipment they use to produce them. Most of the time, it is related to a cleaning issue – parts or materials used in the manufacturing process build up and prevent the machine from operating effectively, ultimately necessitating downtime for cleaning.

Downtime is a killer in any industry and many of the coatings DECC applies can be utilized to alleviate this issue. Below are some specific examples of problems faced by manufacturers and how we solved them:

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