How to Measure Ecoat Throwpower in the Field
Axalta’s Dan Rose says the regular monitoring, recording and charting of throwpower can be a very valuable tool for ensuring quality.
Finding What Causes Defects in Ecoat Systems
The first step in solving defects in ecoat, says Axalta’s Joe Subda, is to determine if the defect is on all parts, one part, or a certain type of part or substrate.
What Causes Increasing DC Rectifier Voltage for Ecoating?
Frederick Hess of UFS shares troubleshooting advice for electrocoating and why ecoat DC rectifier voltage requirements may keep increasing.
Avoiding Tank Failure
Gary Kriesch leads the business unit at Tri-Mer Corp. that specializes in turnkey anodizing, electrocoating and other metal finishing systems. In this helpful article, he offers insights into the design, selection and maintenance of tanks that are the heart of those systems.
Salt Spray Vs. Cyclic Corrosion Tests
Joseph Subda, ecoat specialist for Axalta Coating Systems, explains the difference between these two corrosion resistance tests.
Powder Over Electrocoat
Powder coating expert and PF columnist Rodger Talbert offers advice for powder coating over an initial ecoat layer.
Optimizing Ecoat With Zirconium Pretreatment
Darren Howard of Circle-Prosco discusses the ways zirconium pretreatments can provide a variety of benefits to your ecoat line.
Coating Systems with the Best Long-Term Performance
The best protection against corrosion and UV exposure, says Axalta’s Mike Withers, is electrocoat and a super durable powder coating.