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Axalta Launches Hybrid Epoxy Powder Coating for Automotive Coil Springs

Published on 2017-04-26. Author : SpecialChem

Axalta Coating Systems has introduced the next generation in coil spring coatings. Alesta® Spring Black is a new hybrid epoxy powder coating that provides flexibility and mechanical resistance as well as superior corrosion resistance.

Hybrid Epoxy Powder Coating

Axalta Spring Auto Coatings
Axalta Launches Hybrid Epoxy Powder Coating
for Automotive Coil Springs

“Axalta is excited to bring this new coating technology to our coil spring customer base,” said Craig Dietz, Axalta Product Manager. “These products provide Axalta the opportunity to serve a market that has growing performance needs.”

Complete with enhanced corrosion, impact and stone chip resistance, Spring Black is formulated to allow a vehicle’s coil suspension system to adapt to changing road conditions while supporting the weight of the vehicle.

Coil Suspension System to Perform Without Compromise

The product technology enables the coil suspension system to perform without compromising the integrity of the coating, which is designed as a one layer system. A high build in the coating’s thickness results in an excellent appearance.

Spring Black has a low curing temperature (150°C/302°F metal) which puts less thermal stress on the spring and reduces energy cost. Spring Black covers more surface area faster due to high transfer efficiency saving up to 20% in powder consumption per square meter.

About Axalta Coating Systems

Axalta is one of the leading global companies focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, its coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials it coat to last longer.

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Source: Axalta
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