Istrazivanja i projektovanja za privreduJournal of Applied Engineering Science


DOI: 10.5937/jaes0-26093
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Volume 19 article 814 pages: 475-482

Sekolah Tinggi Teknologi Wastukancana, Mechanical Engineering Department, Purwakarta, Indonesia

Apang Djafar Shieddieque
Sekolah Tinggi Teknologi Wastukancana, Mechanical Engineering Department, Purwakarta, Indonesia

Choirul Anwar
Sekolah Tinggi Teknologi Wastukancana, Mechanical Engineering Department, Purwakarta, Indonesia

Nana Rahdiana
Universitas Buana Perjuangan Karawang, Industrial Engineering Department, Karawang, Indonesia

Anwar Ilmar Ramadhan
Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta, Faculty of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Jakarta, Indonesia

This study presents a comprehensive review of the improved optimization for powder coating process variables in mild steel (SPCC-SD). The effective thickness of the dry film thickness (DFT) keeps a significant influence on the critical protection of mild steel against rust. In the powder coating process, the variable thickness is one of the primary and difficult objectives to accurately control the desired consistency. This empirical study properly uses RAL 7040 epoxy-polyester with the required thickness between 70-100 microns. This empirical study aims to reasonably achieve the optimal value of the effective thickness of the powder layer from specific combinations of specified process criteria. Practical experiments were properly conducted out manipulating an orthogonal Taguchi L16 array of independent variables; program, distance, application method, and the number of layers. This optimization method has been successfully upgraded. The average thickness of the powder coating layers reaches 84.85 microns. For a given limit, the application-method of typically preventing the determined cause correctly examined efficiently provides the most significant effect on effective thickness with an S/N ratio of 0.91. In the future, the relevant research may use our corresponding results to improve the powder coating procedure for other significant impacts.

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The authors are grateful to Sekolah Tinggi Teknologi Wastukancana and Universitas Buana Perjuangan Karawang for financial supported.

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