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What Is The Best Powder Coat For Re-coating A Bird Cage?

Jaqueline Replied


I read your blog of refurbishing cages

I have an old California Cage that I LOVE. it is rusting, I am looking to have it sandblasted and powder coated.



What type of powder coating should I have them use?


I Need A Powder Coated Bird Cage – But I’m Not Sure Why


They seem to have many different types, I do not know what is safe, or anything about this. Can you give me some recommendations?


Thank you



Hi Jaqueline,

​We appreciate your readership.

​You’ll want to specify an NSF Approved Powder coating.

Here is a shortlist of colors from one manufacturer.


​Ask them if they have ever sandblasted a birdcage before as the many bars can be a challenge (I ran a powder coating facility in a former life)


​Best of luck and happy holidays.


Mitch Rezman

He's handled a 1000 birds of numerous species when they visited monthly birdie brunches in the old Portage Park (Chicago, IL) facility. The one with the parrot playground.Mitch has written and published more than 1100 articles on captive bird care.He's met with the majority of  CEO's and business owners for most brands in the pet bird space and does so on a regular basis.He also constantly interacts with avian veterinarians and influencers globally.

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