Patent Number: 6,309,693

Title: Method and apparatus for application of 360.degree. coatings to articles

Abstract: A method for applying coatings to a portion of the internal bore or threads of a fastener or similar article having an opening on at least one end is provided. A 360.degree. coating with material is provided using centrifugal force to assist in direction the material to a desired surface, which does not require use of a pressurized air stream in order to propel the coating material toward the walls of the article desired to be coated.

Inventors: Wallace; John S. (Bloomfield, MI), DeFillipi; James P. (Leonard, MI), Lopetrone; Joseph A. (Sterling Heights, MI), Stempien; Charles M. (Walled Lake, MI)

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International Classification: B05B 3/02 (20060101); B05B 3/10 (20060101); B05D 7/22 (20060101); B05D 7/14 (20060101); B05D 1/00 (20060101); B05B 13/06 (20060101); B05D 3/02 (20060101); B05D 001/12 (); B05D 007/22 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018