Electrophoretic Coating

electrophoretic coating

[i‚lek·trō·fə′red·ik ′kōd·iŋ]
A surface coating on a metal deposited by electric discharge of particles from a colloidal solution.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Electrophoretic Coating


a coating formed on a cathode as a result of electrophoresis and coagulation of colloidal particles. The electrophoretic method of applying coatings is widely used in industry, especially in the application of paint and varnish coatings.


Deinega, Iu. F., Z. R. Ul’berg, and V. R. Estrela-L’opis. Elektroforeticheskoe osazhdenie metallopolimerov. Kiev, 1976.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The investment of approximately pounds 450,000, assisted by the single investment fund through the Welsh Assembly Government, in a new electrophoretic coating (e-coating) plant has lead to job creation and retention and further lends focus to our long term strategy to expand and enhance our culture of quality, flexibility and capacity to our customers.
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At Albright and Wilson, Paul gained expertise in many electroplating processes, anodising and electrophoretic coating techniques.
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These new marketing arrangements cover Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Norway, and of particular importance is Canning technology in environmentally cleaner chemistry: 'Envirochrome 90' (trivalent chromium); 'Envirozin 5' (alkaline cyanide-free zinc); 'Electrolac' (cathodic electrophoretic coating); and 'Alcozin' (zinc cobalt alloy process).
The products of HOFFMANN MINERAL show excellent results and advantages in the following applications: Electrophoretic Coatings, Primer-Surfacer, Corrosion Protection Coatings, Powder Coatings, Can & Coil Coating, UV-curing Clear Coatings, Dispersion Based Clear Wood Coatings, Soft-Feel Coatings, Facade and Dispersion Paint, Industrial Flooring based on Epoxy Resins, Moisture-Curing Adhesives and many more.
Electrophoretic coatings, as used in the automotive industry, are usually pre-ceded with a tri-cation type zinc phosphate process.