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AkzoNobel Launches a New Range of Powder Coatings for EV Automotive Manufacturers

Published on 2023-05-17. Edited By : SpecialChem

TAGS:  Powder Coatings     Automotive Coatings    

AkzoNobel New Range Powder Coatings EV Automotive Manufacturers Color expertise is at the heart of a new range of Interpon A1243 powder coatings to protect and enhance brake calipers, giving traditional and Electric Vehicle (EV) automotive manufacturers the style, they demand matched with superior levels of mechanical performance for life out on the road.

With automotive OEMs leaning towards larger wheels for certain models and a more ‘open’ design, brake calipers have become style accessories. Accent colors and finishes, especially bright yellows and reds but also electric blues and greens with metallic pigments and other special effects are particularly on trend, and especially popular for more sporting brand.

Offering Excellent Protection Against Corrosion & Chemicals

Colors within the Interpon A1243 powder coatings range are driven by and matched to the designs and style demanded by automotive OEMs. Bespoke colors can also be made to complement body colors and trim.

In terms of performance, the single coat Interpon A1243 combines superior mechanical properties with excellent protection against corrosion, chemicals (e.g., gasoline, brake fluid etc.), and brake dust, keeping the calipers easier to clean and looking better for longer. The powder coating also resists chips and general wear and tear, and specific protection against UV light that stems from the wheels’ size and design.

Gustavo Carvalho, Automotive Global Segment director said that the innovation behind the new range is significant. “OEMs demand high performance and protection against brake dust and harsh chemicals and oils that brake calipers are subjected to. That’s standard.

But what they also want is color and style, and that’s where our true innovation and experience counts, working in partnership with the OEMs and going the extra mile with coatings that combine exceptional appearance with the tough, durable finish for life on the road,” added Carvalho.

Source: AkzoNobel


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