Chapter 4. The Challenges of Powder Coating in a Job Shop Environment

  1. David Thomas
  1. Alan P. Chmelewski and
  2. Leonard E. Bilger II

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470294451.ch4

Proceedings of the 59th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 18, Issue 5

Proceedings of the 59th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 18, Issue 5

How to Cite

Chmelewski, A. P. and Bilger, L. E. (1997) The Challenges of Powder Coating in a Job Shop Environment, in Proceedings of the 59th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 18, Issue 5 (ed D. Thomas), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470294451.ch4

Author Information

  1. Prizer-Painter Stove Works, Reading, Pennsylvania

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375556

Online ISBN: 9780470294451

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Keywords:

  • powder coating;
  • job shop environment;
  • customer satisfaction;
  • equipment conjguration;
  • batch production

Summary

Special considerations of equipment configuration, material scheduling, and production planning are discussed. Small batch production and short planning horizons require flexibility and agility to ensure customer satisfaction.