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.

Ecoat Express Revolutionizes GE Locomotives

GE Transportation adds an electrocoat system to ease manufacturing bottlenecks with the help of savvy suppliers who know how to get the project done.

Measuring Electrocoat Film Build Is a Top Priority

Appearance and durability are affected if a coating’s thickness is greater than specified.

Experts

Reducing Ecoat Costs Without Affecting Quality

Axalta’s Joe Subda suggests taking an eight-step problem-solving approach to get cost savings from an electrocoating operation.

Experts

How to Increase Line Density

Q. Our finishing shop applies both liquid and powder applications, as well as some plating, too. How can we increase our racking line density by adding more parts per foot? Racking expert Scott Rempala has the answer. 

Featured Video

Check Out What's In Store at Ecoat18

Discover what electrocoating can bring to a finishing operation by watching this promotional video for Ecoat18, which will take place at the Electrocoat Conference, April 24-26 at Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort, Tampa Bay Area, Florida.

INNOVATIONS

Anolyte Cells Accommodate Variety of System Needs

Filtration and Separation Technology International (FAST) has expanded its anolyte cell product line for electrocoat paint stabilization with new HydroCells, which include specially designed “C,” flat and box-top cells.


Ecoat Process Designed for Optimal Edge Coverage, Throw Power

At Ecoat18, BASF will highlight its CathoGuard 500 electrocoat technology, designed for outstanding edge coverage, superior throw power and smooth film appearance.