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Sunday, 25 February 2018
Automotive coatings

Don´t miss anything concerning automotive coatings! News, trends and novel developments on primer, basecoats and topcoats as well as on new raw matirials.

44 item(s) for Automotive coatings
25 Jan 18
Glasurit (BASF) and FIVA publish Handbook for vintage cars

Vintage cars have been growing in popularity for many years now. Refinishing paintwork damaged through accidents or the aging process and adapting the color appropriately calls for expertise from specialized professionals.

15 Apr 17
Improving the edge protection of automotive electrocoatings

A study develops a method for the edge coverage improvement of cathodic electrocoatings by silica nanoparticles.

15 Dec 15
Thermal effects influencing stability and performance of coatings in automotive applications

Carbon based coatings are well established in the automotive industry to solve tribological problems in automotive applications.

9 Sep 15
Glass-like coatings for automotive parts combine protection with beautiful colour

Researchers have developed new coatings, that combine corrosion and wear protection with beautiful colour.

4 Sep 15
Classification of batch processes in automotive metallic coatings

Modern automotive metallic finishes contain flake-shaped pigments to create angle-dependent colour effects.

21 Jul 15
Innovation and challenge: lightweight multi-substrate body design and low bake coatings

Dr. Klemens Bartman, Global Director OEM, Axalta Coating Systems reports on ways how to meet the challenges that new lightweight materials present. Increasing pressure from regulatory bodies has been put on the automotive industry to move towards more sustainable materials and processes. Over several decades, regulatory requirements, such as reduction of organic solvent emission, overall CO2 reduction and increased fuel efficiency, have prompted the coatings industry to develop new, ecologically sustainable coatings.

30 Apr 15
Coating hardener from biomass improves carbon credentials

Automotive coatings are one of the application areas for a new, bio-based hardener for polyurethane coatings and adhesives.

29 Apr 15
Paint uses UV energy absorbed during daylight to glow at night

Nissan in Europe has applied glow-in-the-dark car paint to showcase how its all-electric "Leaf” is helping more and more people convert to solar energy at home.

28 Apr 15
New Chevrolet concept car draped in dazzling colour from BASF

With its streamlined design featuring BASF’s "Mid-night Glimmer” coatings, Chevrolet-FNR concept car has made its stunning global debut at Auto Shanghai 2015.

44 item(s) for Automotive coatings
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