Chapter 3. Pretreatment of Multimetal Car Bodies

  1. Dr. Hans-Joachim Streitberger2 and
  2. Dr. Karl-Friedrich Dössel3
  1. Horst Gehmecker

Published Online: 5 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622375.ch3

Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition

Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gehmecker, H. (2008) Pretreatment of Multimetal Car Bodies, in Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Streitberger and K.-F. Dössel), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622375.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Market & Management Sustainability in Business, Patronatsstr. 13, 48165 Münster, Germany

  2. 3

    Dupont Performance Coatings, Christbusch 25, 42285 Wuppertal, Germany

Author Information

  1. Chemetall GmbH, Trakehnerstr. 3, 60407 Frankfurt, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309719

Online ISBN: 9783527622375

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Keywords:

  • automotive paints;
  • automotive coatings;
  • pretreatment of multimetal car bodies;
  • car body construction materials;
  • pretreatment process;
  • car body pretreatment lines;
  • properties;
  • specifications;
  • zinc phosphate conversion layers;
  • environmental legislations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Car Body Construction Materials

    • Sheet Materials

    • Surface Conditions/Contaminations

  • Pretreatment Process

    • Sequence of Treatment

    • Degreasing

    • Activation

    • Zinc Phosphating

    • Passivation

    • Pretreatment of Aluminum – Steel Structures

    • Pretreatment of Magnesium

    • Pretreatment of Plastic Parts

  • Car Body Pretreatment Lines

    • Spray Lines

    • Continuous Horizontal Spray/Dip Line

    • RoDip3 Line

    • Vario Shuttle Line

    • Other Types of Lines

    • Construction Materials

    • Details on Process Stages

      • Precleaning Stage

      • Spray degrease

      • Dip Degrease

      • Rinsing

      • Activation

      • Phosphating

      • Rinsing

      • Passivation

      • Deionized water rinsing

      • Entering the Electrocoat Line

  • Properties and Specifications of Zinc Phosphate Conversion Layers

  • Environmental Legislations

  • Outlook