Why E-Coat Over Silver?
Q. I have heard that some fine silver jewelers use electrocoat. Why would anyone use electrocoat over silver?—M.P.
A. Some jewelry manufacturers use clear electrocoats over sterling silver components such as wedding bands and rings to preserve them during storage. The clear electrocoat layer is very thin as its only objective is preservation against scratches and light dulling because of oxidation.
PPG launched the first use of waterborne compact paint technology in a U.S. automotive manufacturing plant at the BMW assembly plant in Spartanburg, S.C. This painting process has turned out to be a 2012 award winner and has opened up a new way for auto manufacturers to go leaner and become more efficient in their operations.
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