Our team has a reputation for maintaining a high level of professionalism and producing a premium powder coat finish.
ISO9001 Quality Management Certified, TUFF Coatings Australia is committed to product quality and we employ staff who understand the importance of following our quality control processes.
TUFF Coatings can provide inspection reports on all application processes. These detailed reports include weather condition before and during application, pre-treatment profile readings, primer and top coat application conditions and a dry film thickness positector summary.
Our factory consists of 1500sq meters of undercover workspace, with state-of-art equipment. We have two curing ovens and one large application booth. The factory receives regular maintenance and housekeeping to reduce contamination risks and manage application environments to achieve a flawless finish.
Powder Coating can be found in many industries such as mining, oil and gas, agricultural, automotive, commercial construction, manufacturing, through to DIY projects.
It can be applied to aluminium, mild steel, stainless steel and wrought iron surfaces.
Because powder coating is not only durable but cost effective, it’s a popular method of coating equipment such as automotive parts, balustrades, farming equipment, high rise architectural aluminium through to home furnishings. When applied correctly the use of powder coat will protect any surface from the elements for many years.
Continued product development using high performance pigments and resins now match or exceed global weathering standard AAMA2604, making for excellent UV stability, weathering and colour retention.
Brands such as Dulux, Jotun, Interpon and Oxytech offer a huge range of decorative colour option, that include most RAL colours. Textured finishes have also become popular and our business offer many of these as standard.
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Preparation is key to ensuring correct adhesion, and this includes the manufacturing process. Surface defects, welds, burrs, sharp edges and lamination should be ground and filled before being abrasive blasted.
Abrasive blasting is the preferred method of preparation used at TUFF Coatings. Garnet is forcibly propelled against a surface, leaving the surface smooth, clean and free of contamination and oxidation.
Our Australian Standard AS1627.4 services cover:
Primers are applied to encourage better adhesion, corrosion protection or to achieve build.
Application processes are specified on product data sheets and include principal characteristics, colour and gloss levels, basic data, mixing and application recommendations.
TUFF Coatings only use quality trusted brands with excellent protective qualities. Our trained staff can assist in recommending a primer suitable for any project and we work closely with suppliers if technical specification documents are required.
A prime coat:
The top protective coat is the final stage of the application process.
Product compatibility between primers, intermediate and the final coat is important to consider and our trained staff can help to assist when selecting an application system to ensure the long jeopardy any structure or piece of equipment. This is important because the coating system must be well-equipped to handle the environmental conditions whether that’s heat, sunlight, contact with chemicals or constant abrasions
Commonly used top coats: