Chapter 4. Electrodeposition Coatings

  1. Dr. Hans-Joachim Streitberger1 and
  2. Dr. Karl-Friedrich Dössel2
  1. Dr. Hans-Joachim Streitberger

Published Online: 5 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622375.ch4

Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition

Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition

How to Cite

Streitberger, H.-J. (2008) Electrodeposition Coatings, 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.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Dupont Performance Coatings, Christbusch 25, 42285 Wuppertal, Germany

Author Information

  1. Market & Management Sustainability in Business, Patronatsstr. 13, 48165 Münster, 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;
  • electrodeposition coatings;
  • physico-chemical basics;
  • deposition process;
  • quality control;
  • resins;
  • formulation principles;
  • film performance;
  • cathodic electrocoatings;
  • defects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History and Introduction

  • Physico-chemical Basics of the Deposition Process

  • Data for Quality Control

    • Voltage, Current Density, Bath Temperature, and Bath Conductivity

    • Wet Film Conductivity

    • Solid Content, Solvent Content, and pH

  • Resins and Formulation Principles

    • General Remarks

    • Anodic Electrodeposition Paints

    • Cathodic Electrodeposition Paints

  • Film Performance of Cathodic Electrocoatings

    • Physical Film Data

    • Corrosion Protection

    • Chip Resistance

    • Surface Smoothness and Appearance

  • Design of Cathodic Electrocoating Lines

    • Integration into the Coating Process of Cars and Trucks

    • Pretreatment

    • General Functions and Equipment of an Electrocoat Line

    • Tanks, Filters, Heat Exchanger, and Power Supply

    • Replenishment and Anode Cells

    • Ultrafiltration and Rinsing Zones

    • Baking Oven

  • Defects During Application and their Prevention

    • Dirt

    • Craters

    • Surface Roughness

    • Film Thickness/Throwing Power

    • Other Defects

  • Electrocoating and Similar Processes Used in Automotive Supply Industry

  • Outlook