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Published: 6/1/2017

How to Identify and Maintain Ecoat Bacteria
Q. Our electrocoat supplier tested our system for bacteria and reported that we are positive for bacteria. What kind of bacteria are found in ecoat systems and where can they come from? How can this affect the operation of the system?

Published: 5/1/2017

How to Increase Throughput with Racking
Q. How can I increase the throughput of my finishing line through proper racking protocols?

Published: 3/1/2017

How to Identify and Control Poor Ecoat Film Appearance
Q. We are experiencing textured ecoat on galvanized service parts and were told the galvanized coating is electrolytically applied with 60/60 zinc weights.

Published: 2/1/2017

Differences in Masking and Plug Materials
Q. Can you explain the differences between masking caps and plugs?

Published: 12/1/2016

Ecoat Clinic: High Throwpower Impacts Ecoat Performance
Q. Why is high throwpower so important to the overall applied cost for an electrocoat system? What specific elements of the system are affected by it? How can I measure the throwpower effect?

Published: 8/23/2016

Ecoat Clinic: Topcoat to Increase UV Protection
Q. We are using a cathodic epoxy electrocoat to prime our steel parts. Now our customer is asking us to start using an additional topcoat to increase UV protection from the sun. What paints are the best topcoats for cathodic epoxy electrocoats? Are ...

Published: 8/23/2016

Ecoat Clinic: Using Epoxy Ecoat on NdFeB Parts
Q. Is it possible to use an epoxy electrocoat to coat parts made out of neodymium, iron and boron? Are there any special considerations to take when electrocoating this kind of substrate?

Published: 6/1/2016

Electrocoating Q&A: Obtaining Class A Automotive Part Quality
We are upgrading our line to satisfy a new customer and want to make sure we cover all necessary upgrades.

Published: 3/1/2016

Electrocoating Q&A: Film Thickness Options
What type of epoxy ecoat do most automotive companies use for their steel parts?

Published: 3/1/2016

Electrocoating Q&A: Orange Peel Effects on Steel Parts
We are experiencing intermittent orange peel effects on steel parts that are zinc plated before phosphate and black epoxy ecoat paint.