AUTOPHORETIC® -- COATING SOLUTION FOR
Autophoretic® and ACC®
The "ECO-nomic" Coating
Solution for Metal Parts
Since 1975 the innovative and proven coating process of autodeposition has offered metal finishers world-wide the opportunity to enjoy a simpler, economic, and environmentally friendly finish for metal
An aqueous organic coating bath of Autophoretic® 800 Series will efficiently and uniformly coat your metal parts without the complicated equipment requirements for anodes, rectifiers, or additional stages and floor space needed for phosphate conversion coatings.
Because the process in an Autophoretic® 800 Series coating bath is driven chemically, rather than with electric current, deposition takes place wherever the solution wets a metal surface. Unlike most electrically driven coating processes, autodeposition can uniformly coat the inside and outside of tubular shapes, complex assemblies, and narrow crevices. A coating can form on metal surfaces
wherever the aqueous solution can flow and be replenished.
The Autophoretic® 800 Series coating reacts with the metal surface, so the need for additional phosphate conversion coating stages is eliminated. The metal surface requires only cleaning and rinsing equipment to prepare the part for the autodeposition stage. The chemical deposition rate of the Autophoretic® 800 Series and the metal surface slows quickly as the film builds. This self limiting feature results in a uniform thickness for the entire part, even with machined areas and cut edges! Right off the line, your parts are ready to ship with no drips, sags, or runs.
The elimination of electric current results in energy savings. Because the racks do not have to be made of conductive materials, the frequency of rack stripping is greatly reduced. Additional energy savings and production load capacity are realized by the low
bake-oven temperatures required for the Autophoretic® 800 Series coating. The low pH environment of the coating bath discourages bacterial growth and the need for expensive and hazardous biocides. The absence of coalescing solvents in the Autophoretic® 800 Series means fewer air pollution restrictions for your facility.
Autophoretic® is a registered trademark of Henkel Surface
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