Powder Coating For Automotive Industry
Powder coating is a surface coating technique, for the automotive industry powder coating has grown in popularity in the due to various benefits over traditional liquid coatings, changing the way vehicles are protected and finished. As a result of its increased durability and improved environmental sustainability, powder coating is now becoming an mainstay option for automotive manufacturers.
Key Advantages of Powder Coating in Vehicle Manufacturing:
- Powder coating’s exceptional durability is one of its key advantages in the automotive industry.
- Powder-coated surfaces are extremely resistant to chipping, scratching, abrasions and fading, making them perfect for withstanding the harsh conditions experienced by vehicles on the road.
- The tough and durable coating also provides corrosion protection, chemical resistance and protection against UV rays.
- Greater environmental sustainability
Powder coating allows for a wide range of colour and finish options with coatings available in a variety of colours, textures, and finishes, allowing manufacturers to produce a customised and aesthetically pleasing look for their vehicles. It can be utilised in various areas of the automotive industry, some of the common applications of powder coating in the automotive sector include:
- Air filter housing
- Alloy road wheels
- Brake callipers & components
- Bright trim moulding
- Door handles
- Engine blocks – iron & alloys
- Interior and exterior trim parts
- Mirror housings
- Motorcycle frames
- Oil filter housings
- Rocker covers
- Seat frames
- Steel wheels assemblies
- Stereo system components
- Suspension systems
- Underbody primer
- Windscreen wipers
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