Standing desks have been really popular in schools and offices due to their health benefits. The sit stand desk frames are mainly made of steel or aluminum. The surface of sit and stand desk frame tend to get worn out or rust over time and therefore it is important to get these surfaces treated on time. The most popular surface treatments of sit stand desk frame are powder coating and chrome.
Powder Coating Sit Stand Desk Frame
Powder coating is a type of coating that is applied as a free flowing dry powder. The main difference between a powder coating and a conventional liquid paint is that the powder coating doesn’t require a solvent to keep the filler parts in liquid suspension form. Moreover applying powder is a lot cleaner than applying wet paint. A spray booth can be cleaned down very quickly.
Powder coatings contain no solvents and release negligible amounts of VOCs in the atmosphere, thus the sit stand desk frame is environmental friendly and pollution free. The benefits of powder coating are simple. Powder coating for sit stand desk frame will make your purchase look better and it will last much longer. Powder coating is already available on thousands of products that we get in touch with every day. Powder coated products give off a very attractive and durable finish. Moreover they are also high quality and therefore give off a fine touch to the sit stand desk frame.
Powder coatings are based on polymer resin systems and are combined with curatives, pigments, flow modifiers and other additives. Powder coatings are easy to use, environmentally friendly, tough and cost effective. Powder coatings are available in a limitless range of colors and the most popular color of sit stand desk frame is white, black and silvery.
Chrome Sit Stand Desk Frame
Chrome plating on the other hand is often known as chrome. It is a technique of electroplating and it involves a thin layer of chromium onto a plastic or metal object. The chromed layer of sit stand desk frame can be decorative and can provide corrosion resistance, increase surface hardness and ease cleaning procedures.
Chrome plating is brighter, blues and a lot more specular than other finishes. You can only put one end of a tape measure against a bright finish with chrome plating and see how many inches of numbers you can get in the reflection. In top quality chrome plating, you can also see skywriting clearly reflected because it is that clear. Chrome plating of sit stand desk frame has a very hard to define glint that no other plating has.
The cost of chrome is much higher than powder coating, so it is mainly used to the high end sit stand desk frames.
The benefits of powder coating and chrome are listed above. Having said that, both powder coating and chrome offer great finish to the sit stand desk frame. The finish is long lasting, durable and very effective.