This method of powder coating, called the fluidized bed method, is done by
heating the substrate and then dipping it into an aerated, powder-filled
bed. The powder sticks and melts to the hot object. Further heating is
usually required to finish curing the coating. This method is generally used
when the desired thickness of coating is to exceed .010″. This is how most
dishwasher racks are coated.

Thermoplastic materials are the most common used for Fluid Bed application;
however some thermosetting plastics can also be used in this process. The
links at the left will bring you to the specifications for each material we