IST International Surface Technology

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 26–29 | Cite as

Looking to the Future with Dense Phase Technology

Lighting Manufacturer Chooses Powder to Replace Electroplating
Powder Coating

A southern German manufacturer of industrial lighting has replaced its 32-year-old electroplating machine with a modern powder coating system that uses dense phase technology. This is a far-sighted investment; the aim is for the new system to keep pace with technological developments over the next 30 years.

_____ Regiolux had a whole series of reasons for investing in a new, state-of-the-art surface coating system. The company has around 200 employees and is based in Königsberg in Bavaria, where it produces technical lighting products. The initial impetus for the investment was the decision to replace the existing electro-plating machine with a new powder-based system. In addition, Regiolux wanted to install a new coating system that would meet its future process and application needs. A machine was required that was capable of coating all the company’s parts up to a length of 2.5 m.

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