What Are The Advantages of Dip Coating?

Posted on Jul 24, 2017 8:38:00 AM by Chris Hren


Some complex parts that need coating do not lend themselves to spray, powder, or other widely used application methods. Dip coating is the process of choice for finishing materials full of nooks, crannies, and other hard-to-reach areas, provided these hard to reach areas can be drained.

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Why a Custom Coating Formulation Is Better than “Good Enough”

Posted on Jul 10, 2017 4:15:26 PM by Chris Hren


The coating on an industrial end product might seem like an afterthought, but it’s far from it. Choosing a coating affects the aesthetic, durability and usability of any product. If you’re involved in the manufacturing process of industrial products, you also know that every material you use affects your process and your bottom line.

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Benefits of Using a Custom Soft-Feel Coating I Aexcel

Posted on Mar 29, 2017 7:03:00 AM by Aexcel


Manufacturers have learned to create a sense of high-quality—and even luxury—in their products by adding a soft-feel coating to plastic, metal, and other surfaces. These coatings can be formulated to feel rubbery, velvety, leathery, and nearly anything in-between, to differentiate products from the competition.

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8 Products That Could Benefit From Soft-Feel Coatings

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 6:03:00 AM by Aexcel


At Aexcel, we know the manufactured products that benefit from soft-feel coatings. The right coating can have a substantial impact on a consumer’s perception of a product. The luxurious finish soft-feel coatings provide could help your product line stand out from competitors.

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Application Tips for Soft Feel Coatings I Aexcel

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 6:40:00 AM by Aexcel


Manufacturers apply soft touch coatings to turn plastic and metal substrates into softer, yet more durable and appealing surfaces for smartphones and electronics, automotive interiors, appliances, and toys. Soft touch coated products can be seen virtually everywhere. Soft-feel coatings by Aexcel impart the look and feel of leather, satin, or other lush materials over plastic, metal, and other hard surfaces. Besides creating a texture that is easier to grip, soft touch coatings can add a sense of luxury to automobile or airplane interiors, a more elegant feel to appliance handles or handheld devices, and soften the edges of plastic toys.

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Coated Products: What Happens When You Skip the Primer? I Aexcel

Posted on Feb 9, 2017 9:18:22 AM by Aexcel


The application of industrial coatings requires several steps to ensure the end product meets specifications. One of the essential first steps is priming. Unlike consumer grade primers that may often be skipped before a DIY painting project, an industrial primer should never be omitted if you want to maximize the overall quality and feel of your project.

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Industrial Coatings Insurance Coverage I Aexcel

Posted on Nov 16, 2016 6:39:00 AM by Aexcel


Past articles on this site have discussed custom industrial coatings and their advantages over off-the-shelf or standard coatings. In these articles, we have addressed some of the numerous operational and customer benefits experienced when using customized industrial coatings. The discussion has touched on the idea of Return on Investment (ROI). It is understood that the premium price for custom products must be offset by identifiable cost savings, as well as superior product, operational or in-use performance.

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Evaluating Your Coatings Supplier I Aexcel

Posted on Nov 9, 2016 6:55:00 AM by Aexcel


Companies can only be as effective as their supply chain. An industrial coatings supplier that is inflexible in meeting your evolving specifications may compromise the desired appearance and quality of your products. Similarly, variable delivery lead times can frustrate your scheduling, or result in operational delays or even out-of-stock situations that can damage your company’s performance and reputation.

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How to Choose a Tolling or Private Label Partner I Aexcel

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 3:51:26 PM by John Milgram


Successful businesses often require high performance production partners. Whether you're seeking a contract paint manufacturer or a scientifically-minded formulating partner who can produce new materials under your private label, you want a company that is experienced, dependable, consistent and quality-minded. Selecting a partner to formulate, produce, blend or package products that will carry your brand and trademark requires a strong relationship built on trust and experience.

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Multi-Function Industrial Coatings I Aexcel

Posted on Oct 12, 2016 7:05:00 AM by John Milgram


Remember when a phone was a phone? And now it’s a camera-tweeter-texter-music-player-alarm-friend-tracker-game-player-fitness-website-money transactor! As technology advances, so do the options.

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