EQC are experts in bicycle frame refurbishment for both high volume and low volume contracts

Gary Fisher bike frame Prior to delivering your fames – Remove wheels, fittings, bearings etc. Be careful to make sure that any rubber or plastic is removed as these will not withstand the stripping and powder coating process. Please also clean off any grease or excessive dirt.
bike frame chemically stripped The process:

1. Chemical stripping – The first step is chemical stripping in a non aggressive benzyl alcohol stripping chemical which normally removes all the old paint but does not damage the frame itself.

 bike frame after pretreatment and masking 2.  Pre-treatment – The next step is chemical pre-treatment which is a chemically bonded pre-treatment protecting the substrate from future corrosion attack under the powder coated film. For market leading corrosion protection EQC can also offer the option to have your frames Electrophoretic Coated as an additional process. This level of protection is used widely within the Automotive Industry and is something that many of our high end bicycle customers benefit from.

3.  Masking – Steering tube, bottom bracket and brake lugs masked as standard.

  4. Powder top coat – in a choice of colours:

 


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