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We get lots of questions on our tech line and a lot of the powder coating questions revolve around powder coating wheels or "rims". It's no surprise as powder coating is one of the most durable coatings
Powder Coating is an extremely durable finish and can withstand a lot of abuse; much more than traditional liquid paints. Powder does have its limitations though and enough force/damage can even chip properly applied and cured powder. Sometimes you may powder will chip extremely easily or even come off in sheets.
While powder coating is very strong it can't always totally withstand water stains from acidic or hard water. These stains can vary by the severity of the impurities in the water, the duration it was left on the surface, and the color powder