Electrocoating

The Electrocoating Zone is a library of all things e-coat—a process whereby electrically charged particles are deposited out of a water suspension to coat a conductive part. From application systems to coatings and curing, this site-within-a-site is your ultimate resource for electrocoat articles, suppliers and products. Check out our feature stories, tips from industry experts, and the latest in innovations from world-class suppliers.

PPG Inaugurates Electrocoat Primer Pilot System in France for Aerospace

This is PPG’s second significant investment for an Aerocron ecoat primer installation, increasing global application capability for customer education.

Gardner Business Index: January 2017

Finishing industry expands for the first time since June 2015.
Experts

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.
Experts

High Throwpower Impacts Ecoat Performance

Q. Why is high throwpower so important to the overall applied cost for an electrocoat system?
Featured Video

2017 Finishing Industry Economic Forecast

What the team at Gardner Business Intelligence sees ahead for the industrial finishing industry in 2017.
INNOVATIONS

Diamond-Based Coatings System Utilizes Both PVD and PECVD

Duralar Technologies introduces its Centurion deposition system designed for cost-efficient deposition of hard and decorative coatings on parts as large as one meter squared in volume production.

Siphon-Fed Atomizing Spray Nozzle Coats, Cools, Treats, Paints

Exair's ½ NPT siphon-fed atomizing spray nozzle is designed to atomize a variety of fluids in a round spray pattern where no liquid pressure is available and heavy application of liquid is needed.