Powder coating surfaces offered by Advanced Finishing add years to the life of products that are exposed to extraordinary wear and tear. If your product is subject to surface-to-surface friction or exposure to abrasive materials our engineering services can match the ideal surface coating and process to meet your durability and performance expectations.


Protection against abrasion is one of the primary applications of powder coating. For nearly 45 years Advanced Finishing has powder coated thousands of items needing abrasion resistant coatings. Our experience with these items is cumulative and is something every customer benefits from in terms of durability and uniformity of the finish. Abrasion resistant applications are virtually endless. Typical applications for abrasion resistant powder coatings include:

  • Mining equipment
  • Material handling equipment
  • Automotive/vehicle applications
  • Frames
  • Wheels
  • High traffic areas
  • Hand Rails
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Elevators
  • Bumper rails
  • Chemical processing


For abrasion resistance, Polyesters are the go-to materials for powder coating. Other options include Polyurethane, Nylon, and PVC, which is an exceptional option for shock absorbing qualities. For wet paint applications, trust our experience to help you decide on the best coating solution for your application. Advanced Finishing U.S.A. strives to use only environmentally friendly materials, and takes pride in maintaining a zero discharge status with the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.


We are ISO 9001 compliant. The coatings we use are FDA & DOT approved and meet most AAMA, Military and Automotive specifications. We are a 3M, Sherwin Williams and Cardinal certified vendor. Our stringent quality control processes measure and inspect product at critical stages to ensure all specifications are met.

A quality and durable finish is defined by adhesion and coverage. The secret behind attaining durable powder coat adhesion is our attention to surface preparation and cleaning. It sounds basic but our attention to this detail makes all the difference.

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How long a finished surface will last depends on a number of variables such as the material used, the quality of adhesion, the end-use and how well it is maintained.

There are a variety of options that are suitable for abrasion resistance. Trust the experts at Advanced Finishing to help define the best option for you. Be prepared to describe how your product will be used to assure the best match of material and process for your application.



Ask us about our Abrasion Resistant capabilities. Call: 814.474.5200 or CONTACT US

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