FORREST Exterior Powder Coatings

FORREST's polyester and super-durable powders are well suited for exterior environments and metal substrates, including steel and aluminum. Industry standard colors and RAL Master Standards in super durable formulations are available as well as special effects (e.g., metallics, veins, textures, crinkle, etc). Forrest provides expedient color matches and develops innovative products in collaboration with our customers.

FORREST Exterior Powder Coatings

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About FORREST Exterior Powder Coatings

Powder coating is a versatile technology for use on multiple substrates and in multiple applications with the added benefit of low emissions.Available in both TGIC-free and low cure options, our product catalog includes metallic, veins, textures and crinkle effects.

Use cases for FORREST Exterior Powder Coatings

Use cases for FORREST Powder Coatings
• Interior and exterior furniture and hardware
• Appliances
• Architectural
• Recreation equipment
• General metals (e.g., cabinets, fencing, railing, etc)
• Vehicles (e.g., exhaust, chassis, brake pads, etc)
• High Temperature (e.g., barbecues, hearth, silencers, etc)
• Wood products coating

Benefits of FORREST Exterior Powder Coatings

Benefits of FORREST Powder Coatings
• 100% solids zero-VOCs
• Reduced need for discharge permit
• Low applied cost
• Easy storage
• Low cure options
• Excellent durability
• Reclaimable options available
• Decorative effects
• Custom colors & RAL Master Color Standards

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS — FORREST Exterior Powder Coatings

Standard polyester TGIC powders are excellent coatings that protect the end product while also providing many decorative colors and special effects looks at the same time.  These products can be used for interior or exterior applications.

Variety of gloss levels and textures available.

106 Series
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    85+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    120 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    85+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    80+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    85+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    75+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    70+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    80 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    20 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    85+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    80+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    Flat
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    2H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    25 - 35
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    95+
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    Semi-Gloss
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    80 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    Full
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)

Polyurethane coatings are formulated to have excellent flow characteristics while providing good mechanical and chemical resistance. These products also offer exterior durability.

044 Series
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    Full
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    Flat
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    14-20
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    2H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)

TGIC free polyesters are used in applications where TGIC is not desired and offer the same advantages as the Polyester TGIC powders.

TGIC-free powders
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    Semi-Gloss
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    60 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    <8
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    80 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)
  • Gloss @ 60°
    ASTM D523-14

    Flat
  • Impact Resistance
    ASTM D2794-90

    80 in-lbs
  • Pencil Hardness
    ASTM 3363

    H
  • Cure Cycle

    10 minutes at 400°F (204°C)