Painting/Re-finishing computer cases...

From: John Ruschmeyer <>
Date: Sat Sep 13 06:15:04 1997

>> Here is something new:
>> I just read a newsgroup post about a (somewhat) poor soul who has
>> gotten a PET 2001 with a rusty case looking for re-finishing/painting
>> suggestions. I suggested he subscribe here and ask for help.
>For a real pro job, powdercoating is the only way to go. Sandblast the
>old paint job off and take it into the nearest powdercoater. Powdercoating
>will also yield a surface texture that's real close to the
>original one.

I take it that powdercoating is what gives a computer case that "textured"
feel? Out of curiousity, why do the manufacturers use this (as opposed to
straight enamel on metal, like an automobile)?

Received on Sat Sep 13 1997 - 06:15:04 BST

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