Major Upgrade to Powder Coating

Wesgar is pleased to announce the completion of a major upgrade to our powder-coat line. The upgrade installation was started on December 22, 2017 and completed successfully on January 8, 2018. The upgrade project removed the previous three stages of the washline and upgraded it with five new stages. The new five-stage process consists of: a high-performance detergent Iron Phosphate for Multi-Metal processing, three rinse stages for effective cleaning, an application of a high-performance sealer.

This new powder coating washline will ensure we achieve a minimum of 1000-1500 salt spray hours* when applying a powder topcoat only and a minimum of 2000 salt spray hours* when applying a powder primer and final topcoat. Additional benefits of our upgrade and chemical selection include increased paint adhesion, second-to-none durability, and superior corrosion resistance on both steel and aluminum substrates.

*The salt spray tests indicated are performed per the ASTM B117 standard.

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About Wesgar

Wesgar is the fastest-growing one-stop-shop precision sheet metal fabricator and the largest producer of high-mix, variable-volume products in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

From its world-class 100,000 square foot plant, located in Port Coquitlam, more than 200 fabrication specialists, engineers, metal technologists, and quality control professionals operate round-the-clock as a cohesive team to expertly manage the reliable delivery of thousands of quality components and assemblies—crafted in light gauge steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and copper.

Specialists in serving a growing range of industries, including energy storage and backup power systems, power distribution, telecommunications, commercial electronics, medical, OEMs, and more, Wesgar customers value its wide range of innovative services tailored to mitigate supply chain disruptions and deliver exceptional quality, precision, operational innovation, unbeatable value, and personalized service.

Wesgar specializes in the delivery of unrivalled responsiveness, collaborative engineering, and a flexible approach to ensuring components and assemblies arrive precisely when needed.