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Rotating Anodes
Is anode rotation in an electrocoat tank recommended? If so, at what frequency?
Ask an Expert Published: 11/30/2012
E-Coat Film Thickness Capabilities
What are the film thickness capabilities for an electrocoat? What are the maximum and minimum film thicknesses a system can obtain? What bath parameters can change the quantity of film deposited?
Ask an Expert Published: 6/5/2012
Coating Copper and Magnesium
Can electrocoat be used to coat copper and magnesium substrates? Do you know of any commercial applications using those metals?
Ask an Expert Published: 2/27/2012
Square Transfer vs. Automatic Hoist Lines
We are a plating company about to embark on the world of e-coat and are having a hard time deciding which type of machine to buy.
Ask an Expert Published: 5/24/2011
Keeping Your E-coat System Free of Bacteria and Biofilm
How do I keep my e-coat bath bacteria-free?
Ask an Expert Published: 2/18/2011
Lowering Emissions
We are facing lowering the CO2 emissions from our factory. Our biggest emission point is our electrocoat system. What areas can we change or better, to meet the stringent limits we have on our emissions?
Ask an Expert Published: 1/11/2011
E-Coat Stains
We are facing a problem of bad marks on our final e-coated automotive parts, which are most probably caused by dripping ultra filtrate.
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2010
Corrosion Blisters
After 500 hours of salt spray SS testing of our electrocoated parts, we see many blisters but little corrosion increase from the test X-Cut.
Ask an Expert Published: 6/1/2010
Parts Draining During E-coat
At the end of the process, when the body gets out of the E-coat bath, sometimes incomplete draining of the body can occur and this can produce problems during the baking phase. Could you tell me more about the nature of these problems? Do some speci...
Ask an Expert Published: 12/1/2009
Back to the Basics
For some reason, many of our questions seem to be focused on an effort to gain a better understanding of the principles behind an E-coat system. I’ve recently been engaged in an interesting e-mail dialogue with one reader in particular. Following is...
Ask an Expert Published: 3/1/2009

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