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Learn the right way to powder coat with Powder Doctor
Train with Powder Doctor team members to learn all the basics of powder coating including part preparation, types of powder, and techniques. Our basic powder coating class covers all the essentials and will get you hands on experience in coating your own parts using our equipment. From this basic class you'll be ready to start coating yourself at home or join us for future walk-in classes to coat all your parts.
Our basic class is designed for those who have always wanted to powder coat, but don't have the equipment or the knowledge to do it correctly. Class will be held the first Saturday of the month starting in December 2019 and will include 2 sessions:
Session 1 (8 am - 12 pm) - classroom instruction
What is powder coating, types of powder, how to use the right powder for your project.
Powder coating problems you'll run into and how to avoid them.
Part preparations and which technique to select for your project.
Powder equipment review and selecting the right equipment for your shop, home or future business.
Session 2 (1 - 3:30 pm) - shop instruction
Gain experience in our shop coating 2 patented pieces we sell every day and take them home with you.
Prep your parts (1-2) that you brought to coat in our shop, we'll guide you in the correct preparation.*
Use the classroom instruction alongside our powder coating specialists to coat your parts.
Information on basic setting and techniques for you to take home.
Gain a reliable partner for future parts you may want powder coated.
* We'll need to see the parts (pictures) you want to powder coat prior to class. You can send us an email with pictures of the part(s) ahead of time at Info@powderdoctor.com.
Powder Coating Basics
Knowledge and the know how
Learn what it takes to powder coat correctly. Our instructors have coated more than a million parts and will teach you the correct way to powder coat.
With our experience you'll be able to ask the tough questions and get solid answers. Our powder coating specialists will make sure your parts get done the right way.
Hands on Experience
Our events are geared towards giving you the hands on experience with instruction and guidance in your back pocket.
Hands on learning
Not all parts are the same, nor do they coat the same. Learn how to select different part preparations, powders, and setting on typical powder coating guns.
Problems and Solutions
If you coat more than a few parts, problems are bound to pop up and we'll show you some of the most common issues and how to solve them.
Powder Doctor is here when you need us, we value the time and effort our customers have in their parts, so reach out when you have questions or problems with your coatings.
Meet the Powder Doctor Team
Desi Penington, MD, CEO
Founder and chief visionary behind Powder Doctor. Dr. Penington is the driving force behind multiple companies including Powder Doctor. He loves to keep his hands full by participating in the development of his team and powder coating technologies.
Mollee Gleason, Business Manager
Mollee thrives on solving customer issues and works with customers to get the best coatings possible. She is always keeping the customer's interest in the forefront.
Andrew Berch, Powder Doctor Manager
Andrew has powder coated and supervised more than 500,000 pieces with Powder Doctor. His ability to adapt to different situations and techniques is by far why Powder Doctor is so successful.
Kyler McGhee, Powder Doctor Manager
Kyler provides the backbone of our powder shop and supervises the day-to-day work without fail. Getting the work done and done right is what Kyler excels at and what Powder Doctor depends on.