Benefits of Using Powder Coating

Powder coating is an emerging revolution in the coating processes, and is considered technologically advanced, takes lesser time than other forms of coating, is affordable and shows outstanding results. You are bound to find a lot of uses as well as benefits if especially when usingĀ high quality powder coating machines as compared to the usual paint method. The following are some of these benefits.

Practical application

The polishing method can give a fuller finish on the surface compared to wet paint. Powder covered materials are normally durable hence you will not have to worry about abrasions and scratches. These coats are usually ready for use, so you do not need to mix with other ingredients before application. You will save time and take full control of the job to meet your desired standard of finish.practical application

Environmental friendly

The powder coating approach is gentle since it does not produce a lot of waste products. It releases almost zero volatile organic compounds that are damaging ingredients found in the traditional wet paint technique. Therefore, no solvent is required once it is utilized, it will uphold the sanitation of the environment. The powder over over-sprayed is recoverable, so it will not release any defuse to the environment.

Price and output

outputOnce you apply it, the over-sprayed powder is not put as a waste material which therefore makes it a very cost-effective choice for any manufacturer. This finishing procedure is set to use meaning it requires prior mixing and stirring. Additionally, this technique costs much less than the wet paints. When utilizing this technique, it also consumes lesser space compared to traditional wet paint. You also do not need any product training to use powder coating. Besides no solvents are essential thus the chances of this process becoming a fire hazard is lower which means it will provide cost benefits on the insurance fee. There is also a substantial saving of time and space since the operation takes a shorter time than the wet paint.

Today most items are powder covered, and people are happy with this prime quality. There may, however, be restrictions on technology but the benefits of this techniques are a lot. It is simple to do and the materials and tools cheap. Powder coating thus promises you environmental safety, solid finish and expenditure efficiency.…

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Halloween Warm-up: Ghostwatch (1992)

Imagine a cross between Most Haunted and The Amityville Horror, broadcast ‘as live’ on the world’s most reputable TV channel.

Cast genuine TV presenters as ‘themselves’ for that extra air of authenticity and you can only begin to imagine the controversy that was stirred up when this was originally broadcast on Halloween night, 1992.

Looking at it now the age lines are starting to show, the technology is dated and some of the supporting performances (particularly the in-studio parapsychologist and the mother) leave a lot to be desired, but there is no denying the creeping terror that can still be felt as the show gradually descends into supernatural anarchy.

The Early family claims it is being haunted by a ghost they have nicknamed ‘Pipes’ and the Beeb have come to investigate in a Crimewatch style.

They even have phone-ins, which now (obviously) come across as staged, but to the original audience must have been very convincing.

Sarah Greene wanders around the haunted council house with her crew and the family; Craig Charles is outside interviewing neighbours; Mike Smith is handling the phones back in the studio and Parky is co-ordinating the whole show.

All very ‘reality TV’; establishing the template for the live editions of Most Haunted and Dead Famous, but with far more impact than those young upstarts … mainly because things do actually happen! None of this ‘oooh, we’ve just seen an orb’ nonsense.

Like The Haunting, Ghostwatch is frightening not for what you do see (because you don’t actually see that much) but what is heard and suggested.

However, be warned, with the crispness of the DVD image it is much easier to catch elusive glimpse of the evil Pipes – reflected in windows, hiding behind curtains etc

Although only a 12-certificate, Ghostwatch is not for those of a nervous disposition.
scribbled by the acrobatic flea at 10/06/2008 03:25:00 am
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sunday, 5 october 2008

DVD Of The Week: 30 Days Of Night (2007)

Every so often a film comes along with such a brilliant – but, in retrospect, obvious – twist that you wonder why it’s never been done before.

30 Days Of Night has a pack of vampires besieging an Alaskan town near the Artic circle where, for one month of the year, the sun doesn’t rise.

Based on Steve Niles famous comic book, with a script by Steve Niles, Stuart Beattie and Brian Nelson, it’s such an obvious idea – given that vampires traditionally can’t stand sunlight – that now I see it executed so perfectly I am genuinely surprised that no one hasn’t thought of it before.

As Barrow, Alaska, prepares for its “30 days of night”, isolated as it is from the rest of the world, accessible only by air, Sheriff Eben (Josh Hartnett) notices an increase in vandalism around the town and begins to realise that someone is trying to cut them off completely.

With the setting of the sun comes, out of the frozen wilderness, the vampires – having sent in one of their human slaves first of all to lay the groundwork for their arrival – ready to turn Barrow into an all-you-can-eat buffet.

The film has shades of Assault on Precinct 13 …