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Painting

Finishing capabilities to enhance the appearance of your products.

Once a piece is molded , KI Industries has a wide array of finishing capabilities to complete your products. Our finishing capabilities include chrome plating, painting (PDF), laser-etching, pad printing, hot stamping, silk screening and roll coating. Additional decoration can be applied by selective and general anodizing of aluminum components. Rotary spin finish or microbriting may be used to enhance the appearance.

KI's Industries pioneered the plated and brushed-stainless steel finish appearance on plastics. Today, we have a variety of plated finishes to meet the demands of the marketplace. If your design calls for a metallic paint finish we have the capability to provide that as well.






Capabilities  · Specifications  · Additional Information

Capabilities

General Capabilities

Custom Manufacturing
OEM

Industry Focus

Appliances
Automotive

Consumer Goods

Decorative

Electrical

Electronics

Medical


Specifications

Maximum Part Size (LxWxH)

800x800x150

Painting

Water born and solvent born paint systems possible.


Wet on wet and wet over cured paint possible.


Application:
  • Two independent cabins. Each with 3 axis robot.
  • System capable of applying up to 4 layers of paint.
  • Flexible paint line system. Rack technology automatically rotates products when needed to apply paint to all sides of the part.

Curing:
  • Oven with a flexible residence time between 20 and 40 minutes for drying of applied paint.
  • Air circulation oven handles up to 100oC operating temperature.
  • Ambient temperature "Cool Down" zone.

Surface Preparation:
  • Ionization Cabin to remove debris and contaminants from the parts surfaces.
  • Flame treatment stations to prepare surface for painting.

Plating

Bright Chrome
Bright Nickel

Brushed Stainless

Matte Nickel

Satin Chrome

PVD

Decorative coatings for home appliances, automotive trims, and other applications


Additional Information

Product and Process Development

Design for Manufacturability begins with understanding your concept and continues through design, prototype and production phases of the project.

Our Engineers fully understand the raw materials available to our industry. From the latest resin technology to tried and proven materials KI can suggest the best material for your part design, finish and performance requirements.

Working closely with our Customers design team at the concept phase allows for the concurrent design of the part, the tool and the manufacturing process. This approach provides the best design solution for our customers while our Process Validation Procedure provides the strict attention to detail that ensures a successful product launch.

Environmental Policy

We know that being a World Class Supplier requires we be a good Corporate citizen and steward of the planet. KI is committed to providing our customers with products that are compliant with applicable environmental regulations. These regulations such as the European Standard RoHS calls for the elimination of the use of environmentally hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment placed in the market after July 1, 2006: All KI products are RoHS compliant.

In addition to ensuring that the products we supply are safe for the consumer and the environment we make sure that our manufacturing processes are also. Our plating and painting systems meet all local Government Agency environmental requirements.

Global Operations and Supply Chain Management

KI's Global Manufacturing reach enables our Customers to expand their supply base into low cost countries. With nearly 40 years experience manufacturing products in Asia and delivering them to customers in the U.S. and Mexico, KI has the resources in place to manage the necessary supply chain options for customers in all markets around the globe.

Quality Systems & Certifications

KI's Quality Certifications:

  • Berkeley IL.: ISO 9001:2000
  • Taiwan: TS 16949
  • Queretaro MX: TS16949
  • China Facility: TS 16949

A strong quality assurance program has been vital to KI's growth and success over the years. Our systems and procedures have been developed to insure that our products meet our customers demanding specifications.

Our employees receive regular training in the latest systems and quality techniques. From basic Problem Solving techniques to PFMEA, DFMEA and Six Sigma tools this training serves as the cornerstone of our Continuous Improvement efforts. All employees are focused on providing the highest quality products and service for our customers.

Additional Services

Assembly
Engineering

Finishing

Inspection

Mold Making

Rapidprototyping


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