To keep the chemistry of these two processes straight, first consider the metal part you are coating. In cathodic electrocoat, the part is the cathode and in anodic electrocoat, the part is the anode. Follow the four E’s of the electrocoat process to keep track of the major process steps: electrolysis, electrophoresis, electrodeposition and electroendosmosis.
BASF to acquire Albemarle’s global surface treatment business for is $3.2 billion; transaction is subject to approval by the relevant authorities and is expected to close by= end of 2016.
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The award recognizes suppliers that contribute an outstanding commitment to improved efficiencies and total cost savings to Nissan.
BASF received the Nissan “Spirit of Monozukuri” award at the annual conference in Tennessee.
Dawe has more than 30 years of experience in automotive refinish.
The line is formulated to provide corrosion resistance with optimal edge protection, throw power and flow.
BASF says that fashion house Hugo Boss was determined to turn heads with a state-of-the art yacht that perfectly embodied their brand.
The book offers the carmakers' designers in-depth background information about trends and developments.
BASF is the first OEM automotive paint to receive the award.
10th time in the past 13 years for the award was presented during GM’s annual awards ceremony at Cobo Center in Detroit.
Toomey will begin his duties as senior vice president starting November 1, 2014.
BASF’s Coatings division offers the Relest Powder PUR Anti-Sticker coating to combat the problem of graffiti, lettering and stickers applied to public property.
A new resin and e-coat plant will be located adjacent to another new BASF automotive coatings plant.
New BMW i3 body design presents new challenges for the coating.
BASF will display its CathoGuard 500 line of cathodic electrocoat products, formulated to provide corrosion resistance with optimal edge protection, throw power and flow.
This test can be used for automobiles, aircrafts, trucks and rail cars.
A specially developed two-tone finish was applied to the microcar at BASF Coatings’ Refinish Competence Center in Münster by experienced master spraypainter Michael Wichmann using blue for the lower part of the car and white for the top.
Movement towards more color shades than in previous years as BASF staff shows off the 65 new colors they are presenting to automakers and designers around the world.
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