Chapter 6. Top Coats

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

Published Online: 5 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622375.ch6

Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition

Automotive Paints and Coatings, Second Edition

How to Cite

Dössel, K.-F. (2008) Top Coats, 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.ch6

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. Dupont Performance Coatings, Christbusch 25, 42285 Wuppertal, 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;
  • top coats;
  • pigments;
  • color;
  • single-stage top coats (monocoats);
  • base coats;
  • clear coat;
  • integrated paint processes (IPP);
  • top coat application

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pigments and Color

  • Single-Stage Top Coats (Monocoats)

  • Base Coats

    • Base Coat Rheology

    • Low and Medium Solids Base Coat

    • High Solids (HS) Base Coats

    • Waterborne Base Coats

    • Global Conversion to Waterborne Base Coat Technology

    • Drying of Base Coats

  • Clear Coat

    • Market

    • Liquid Clear Coats

      • One-Component (1K) Acrylic Melamine Clear Coat

      • Acrylic Melamine Silane

      • Carbamate-Melamine-Based 1K Clear coat

      • One-Component Polyurethane (PUR) Clear Coat

      • One- (and Two-) Component Epoxy Acid Clear Coat

      • Two-Component (2K) Polyurethane Clear Coat

      • Waterborne Clear Coat

    • Powder Clear Coat

    • Top Coat Performance

      • Enviromental Etch

      • UV Durability of Clear Coats

      • Scratch Resistant Clear Coats

      • Application Properties

    • Future Developments: UV Curing

  • Integrated Paint Processes (IPP) for Top Coat Application

    • Wet-On-Wet-On-Wet Application (3 Coat 1 Bake) of Primer Surfacer–Base Coat–Clear Coat

    • Primerless Coating Process