About IMS

IMS (Imperial Metal Solutions) started powder coating metal parts in 2001 and our growth has been astounding.

Our employees are trained and dedicated. Our fast turn-around gives you peace of mind. We monitor the details to insure high quality . . . your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Competitive advantages:

  • IMS is centrally located in Cleveland within a few blocks of I-71, 77, & 90.
  • Our cleaning process results in excellent adhesion.
  • Our facilities are over 30,000 sq ft.
  • IMS maintains a huge inventory of diverse powders to speed the coating process – we utilize a dozen different powder vendors.

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Processes

Cleaning

IMS has the best maintained and monitored five-stage iron phosphate washer in the industry – we prep difficult parts. Clean etched parts mean excellent adhesion.  We routinely perform cross-hatch tape tests and single scribe salt spray tests to verify adhesion.

Paint Removal

We strip paint utilizing a burn-off oven or a chemical stripping.  Media blasting is available.

Powder Coating

Some of the Powder coating materials used at IMS include, but are not limited to:

  • Epoxy
  • Polyester
  • TGIC
  • Polyolefin
  • Urethane
  • Hybrid Powder

Batch Capabilities

IMS Batch Capabilities/maximum part size: 7′ wide X 24′ long and 1,200 lbs.

Pick-up and delivery available.