Electrocoat and powder coating: A winning team
Pairing electrocoat [e-coat] technology with powder-coat technology provides finishers with more options and applications than using e-coat or powder alone. Coaters have experimented and come up with various combinations of finishes to increase corrosion and chip resistance, durability, color-change capability, and application efficiency.
This article is set up in a question-and-answer format to discuss the first application for e-coat and powder. It explains how the coating combination got started for use on automotive trim and what types of topcoats are being used an automotive trim and bumpers.