Cerakote also requires baking @ 500 to 700 degrees for maximum curing.. That could be pretty tough on certain parts IMHO..
Who told you that? Cerakote will cure at 300 for one hour or 200 for two hours per their application fact sheet.
Cerakote is a whole other animal then Duracoat. Air cure will cure in five days. Oven cure in one or two hours and is tough as nails.
Down side to Cerakote is not many colors. Not all colors available in both air and oven, and when they are the gloss factor can be different and this will cause a different sheen between air and oven cure. There are tricks around this however.
Cerakote is not as forgiving when applying. If you touch it you might as well hose it off with brake cleaner and start again. It almost acts like powder coat. It will look dry but it isn't.
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