Rims Repair and PowerCoating
Your wheels bear the brunt and weight of your vehicle, so it’s not a choice that should be taken lightly. Taking care of your wheel correctly helps eliminate downtime and ultimately protects your vehicle, driver, and your business.
Painting is a low-cost and well-known method for coating your wheels, but in reality, it leaves your wheels vulnerable to corrosion. Prone to scratching and chipping, paint is a short-term solution, causing unnecessary corrosion to your wheels and leading your vehicle to be taken off the road again and again to get its wheels repainted. This also proves to be costly due to the repeat application, despite the initial savings. Another factor that adds to the long-term expense is that painting does not shield the wheel, causing wheels on the road to wear down more quickly without protection.
It’s important to know that powder coating does more than add color and gloss to a wheel: it creates a shield. The powder coating process uses advanced technology to create a more durable finish than simply painting. To see how powder coating creates stronger protection than painting, it’s helpful to understand the refinishing process:
Pre-treatment. The wheel rim is cleansed of rust, dirt, and debris. This is often done chemically or with shot blasting, an environmentally-friendly method of removing debris by blasting the surface with recycled materials.
Powder coating. The wheel’s prepared surface is sprayed with color and resin particles that have been electrostatically charged. Because of their positive charge, they adhere to every part of the wheel’s surface without running, pooling, or distributing unevenly. This method of coating allows for a stronger coat than painting, meaning more protection for the wheel, and less wasted product.
Curing. The coating is then set by exposure to high temperatures. The powder melts, flows evenly over the surface, and chemically reacts over the surface of the wheel to create a tough, web-like interlocking of molecules. This molecular structure does more than cover your wheel – it defends it.
Wheel Painting & Wheel Powder Coating
Curbed & Scratched Your Wheels? No Problem! We fix and restore rims back to new again. Wheels starting to flake or rust? Our sandblasting & prep process can refinish any set of wheels.
Flaking – Peeling
Curb Rash – Scratches
Rust – Corrosion
Dings & Dents