The automobile industry and varnish manufacturers are expending considerable amounts of money to produce particularly appealing surfaces. The main task of a lacquer is protection against corrosion, weathering and chemical and mechanical influences, as well as obtaining the appealing surface. Different manufacturers specialize exclusively in automobile lacquers.
This book deals with the composition and the production of the different components and their physical characteristics as well as their application technology characteristics. Therefore both the application behavior, the task of protection, and the corresponding appearance are covered in detail.
The book is for anyone dealing with lacquers in the automobile market, whether in purchasing of raw materials; developing new products; examination of current products; and marketing as well.
Table of Contents
Introduction Basics Automobile OEM Coatings Repair Coatings Coatings for Plastics Coatings for Trucks Alternative Coatings Applications Future of Automotive Coatings