Automotive Paints and Coatings

Automotive Paints and Coatings

by Gordon Fettis
     
 
Dedicated wholly to automotive coatings, this book is the first of its kind. It provides an in-depth coverage of the subject and in keeping with the international nature of the automotive business the book has a truly multinational flavour with authors selected from Australia, Japan, Europe and the USA. An authoritative and informative treatment of all aspects of

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Dedicated wholly to automotive coatings, this book is the first of its kind. It provides an in-depth coverage of the subject and in keeping with the international nature of the automotive business the book has a truly multinational flavour with authors selected from Australia, Japan, Europe and the USA. An authoritative and informative treatment of all aspects of coatings formulation are presented together with their manufacture and application. Numerous chapters written by experts in the field deal with substrate pretreatment, undercoats, surfacers and topcoats. Finishes for both metals and non-metallics are described as well as speciality coatings such as sealers, antichip and underbody paints. Further valuable information on commercial support for the sale of finishes in the automotive industry and the licensing of technology is also given.

Specialists involved in a wide range of disciplines in the coatings industry including chemists, chemical engineers and commercial staff will find this up-to-date source of exceptional interest.

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For chemists and other scientists working for paint manufacturers, raw material suppliers, or automotive manufactures, describes the technical aspects of coatings formulation and their manufacture and application over a range of substrates. The topics include pretreatments, undercoats, surfacers, topcoats, metals and non-metallics, specialty coatings such as sealers and antichip paint, commercial support in the automotive industry, and licensing technology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527286379
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/18/1995
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
6.93(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.65(d)

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