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RC Refinishing is a powder coating shop located in downtown San Jose, California. We’ve been serving the Bay Area with professional coatings since 1962! We specialize in powder coating, high temperature coating, dry coating, wet coating, firearm coatings and more! We’ll work with you to find the perfect type of coating to suit your needs. With over 50 years of experience, we’re confident that we can provide you with the quality you deserve. Feel free to browse our portfolio to view some of our past jobs!

Powder Coating

Powder Coating is a dry finishing process that is very popular among the industrial industry. It is applied as a free-flowing powder that is charged electrically, so that it can easily adhere to a grounded surface. The coated material is then cured in a high temperature oven so that the powder may harden and fuse with the surface. The end result is a durable, long lasting, attractive finish, that is tough to match with traditional liquid coatings. (Read more…)


Cerakote is a relatively new coating process developed for the firearm industry, but has proven to be a good protective coating for many other items as well. Cerakote has a ceramic base and can be applied to metal, wood, polymers and plastic surfaces. The coating is very thin, unlike powder and liquid coating, while still providing a highly durable protective finish. (Read more…)

Laser Etching & Engraving

RC Refinishing is very excited to offer our new Laser Engraving service this year! Our team has been working with new marking techniques everyday. We offer deep engraving for serial numbers or inscriptions on jewelry, etc. We’re always curious to hear about our customers project plans, so bring in your creative design ideas and see what we can create together!