Is Powdercoating Environmentally Friendly?

Powder coating is considered far more environmentally friendly than wet paints or anodizing.  There are a number of reasons for this:

  • The Product: Powder coatings are 100% solid, they use no solvents, have no fumes and no dangerous gasses which are harmful to the environment and contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. Powder coat products used by Accent are also free of heavy metal pigments such as lead, cadmium, arsenic and mercury.
  • Less Waste: The spraying process used by Accent is much more efficient than wet paint processes, which means less wastage.
  • Waste Disposal: Powder coats have limited to non leaching effect in dry form and no leaching effect in the cured form.
  • Durability: The high durability of powder coatings means the need to recoat is less common, which means less burden on the environment into the future.