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Qualicoat (UK & Ireland)


Qualicoat is a global quality label organisation committed to maintaining and promoting the quality of lacquering, painting and coating on aluminium and its alloys for architectural applications.

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Architectural powder coating is used today on virtually all our commercial buildings so it is important to get the specification correct to ensure the coating offers a long-life expectancy to meet the clients’ expectations. Where and how the coatings are to be applied is also crucial to the life expectancy of the coating. This short article is an introduction to the full Qualicoat CPD seminar of the same name and covers the crucial elements of getting it right. This article covers the following issues:
- How to avoid powder coat failures
- The importance of the pretreatment
- The rigorous ongoing testing of product finish
- How to specify the correct coating for the location
Knowledge level:
Material type: Article
Setting the Standard for Architectural Powder Coating
The Qualicoat powder coating organisation and the process that manufacturers and applicators need to go through in order to gain a Qualicoat licence.
- The powder coating process for aluminium profiles, sheets and castings
- Classes of finish for appopriate conditions
- Specifying and maintaining powder coatings
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


Qualicoat (UK & Ireland) has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas