Wood Powder Coating News and Industry Publications

At BTD Wood Powder Coating, we believe that keeping up with the wood finishing industry is a must, and we know you do too. Stay informed about our powder coated MDF products in the news and industry publications.

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  • How to Identify a Quality Powder Coated MDF Finish Featured in Powder Coating Magazine Written by: Craig Martin The last edition of this column highlighted six common misconceptions of powder coated medium density fiberboard (MDF). One of the misconceptions revealed the fact that powder coated MDF finishes are not all the same. The truth is that the quality of finish varies across manufacturers and can be manifested visually or beneath the surface. A quality powder coated MDF finish is beautiful, durable, ...
  • Powder Coated Wood in Healthcare Featured in Surface & Panel Written by: Clint Ellenberg Powder Coated Wood in Healthcare In recent years, major advancements in techniques, powder, and substrates have resulted in powder coated wood finishes that can be found in an ever-increasing number of markets. One such market is healthcare, and there are numerous market-specific needs that make powder coated wood attractive for healthcare applications. Of course, this market has its own challenges—both the benefits and challenges ...
  • Six Common Misconceptions About Powder Coated Wood Featured in Powder Coating Magazine Written by: Craig Martin Six Common Misconceptions About Powder Coated Wood Although powder coated medium density fiberboard (MDF) has been around for several years, it is still the epitome of an emerging technology. It is common for industry observers to associate wood powder coating with traditional metal powder coating and assume the process will simply translate. Although both techniques involve an electrostatic charge to encourage adhesion, the similarities ...
  • Powder Coated Wood – It’s Green and it’s Durable!   Featured in Surface & Panel magazine Written by: Craig Martin Powder Coated Wood – The Freedom Of Design Offering Both Form And Function The design industry has always had to compromise with the trade-off between form vs. function. Advancements in powder coated wood finishes make it possible to have the best of form and function. It is now possible to use more shapes and contoured profile edges in designs, blending this ...
  • Go Green and Live Healthy With Wood Powder Coating   Featured in Surface & Panel magazine Written by: Craig Martin The use of wood powder coating is environmentally friendly, providing the ABC’s of a healthy lifestyle. The powder coating process and finished coating has no VOC’s or HAP’s (hazardous air pollutants). Users of wood powder coated products can benefit by offering green conscious consumers a product that meets their needs to provide a healthy environment. Wood powder coating provides new meaning to ...
  • The Look and Shape of the Future: Powder Coated Wood    Featured in Finishing magazine Written by: Craig Martin The future is often hard to predict, but one thing is certain — powder-coated wood has the look and shape that designers and architects will use to define quality and a health conscious lifestyle of the future. Powder coating involves the use of an electrostatic charge, both positive and negative, which offers tremendous adhesion in the bond and incredible strength. The process of powder ...
  • Wood Powder Coating – The Sleeping Giant of the Surface Finishing Industry Featured in Surface & Panel magazine Written by: Craig Martin A sleeping giant is about to be awakened. You’ll soon discover its cleverly disguised form made of powder-coated wood components featuring many custom shapes with rounded edges and graceful curves in any one of the season’s current colors. In fact, this giant could be your favorite color, whatever it happens to be. This giant (MDF) could be hiding anywhere – in hospitals ...
  • Quality Control: What the Naked Eye Can’t See   Featured in Finishing magazine Written by: Craig Martin Often in the wood powder-coating business an old adage rings true: “You get what you pay for.” If a company invests in quality — from state-of-the-art CNC machinery and powder-coating equipment to skilled technicians while using only the highest quality medium density fiberboard and powders — the final product is going to yield a very high level of durability, dependability and aesthetics that produces ...
  • Going Green   Featured in Wood Digest magazine Written by: Craig Martin Wood powder coating offers an environmentally friendly finish Going green is no longer a trend; it’s the way of doing business in this century. If you were to Google “green home,” you’ll get 523 million hits; “green products,” 140 million; and “green building,” 75.6 million. Our world is turning green, and it behooves businesses involved in wood-coating to embrace today’s environmental consciousness by producing ...
  • Powder Coated Wood Comes Into Its Own    Featured in Finishing magazine Written by: Craig Martin Powder coated wood could be considered the perfect marriage of art and science. Unlike other surfaces, wood powder coating on MDF enhances design freedom and flexibility (think elegant contoured edge profiles, stylish curvilinear shapes, embossed logos or graphics, among others) while creating a surface that will stand up to time, won’t delaminate or peel, and is also environmentally friendly. Thanks to new technology — ...