The Dirty Portafilter

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Thursday, March 02, 2006

Faema Rebuild, Powder Coat

It has been a busy week. I have striped and powder coated the frame.

I picked up some aircraft stripper to take the paint off. That paint was stubborn, it took a couple of hours of work to go from red and crusty…

To almost completely stripped bare steel.

The powder coater uses a 7 tank prep to clean, strip and condition the steel. Then they plate it with an anti rust coating so it should almost never rust. Then it gets a powder coat and bake.
When it is all finished, you get something like this…


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