The investment in a liquid nitrogen cooling system has proven to be a very cost-effective solution to the powder agglomeration problem.
The grinding of solid materials to produce powders is a common manufacturing step found in many industries. In the coatings industry, grinding may be used in the preparation of pigments and of powder coatings. Of particular focus in this article is an application solution successfully deployed in the production of powder coatings. In the powder coating industry, several different types of polymeric matrices are dealt with. These include epoxies, epoxy polyesters, polyesters, acrylics and polyurethanes.