Eloksal Anodization
  Eloksal Anodizing
  Hard Anodizing
  Alodine Chromating
  Aluminum Surface Treatment
   
  Cataphoresis Coating
  General Description
  Areas of Use
  Benefits
  Standards Compliance
  Cathodic Electro Deposition
  Anti-corrosion Properties
   
  Electro-Galvanized Zinc Coating
  Acidic Zinc Coating
  Alkaline Zinc Coating
   
  Phosphating
  Manganese Phosphate Coating
  Zinc Phosphate Coating
   
  Nickel Coating
  Electroless Nickel
   
  Tin Coating
  Silver Coating
  Copper Coating
  Copper Passivation
   
  Anodised Titanium
  Dyeing Processes
  Aluminium Dyeing
  Wet Painting
  Molykote Anti-Friction Coating
 
Eloksal Anodization
   Anodizing

The colourless layers of anodic oxide formed in a process held in sulphuric acid baths, employing direct current under low temperatures are called "natural anodized layers".  It is possible to colourise these layers in chemical terms, using inorganic or organic compounds based paints.

Practices are generally for technical purposes. Very thick and hard anodic oxidation layers may be obtained depending on the material used and the intended area of use. Additionally, opaque and bright anodic oxidation coats can also be produced. 

As the anodic oxidation layer presents an extremely hard and thus highly anti-corrosive surface, it adds superior qualities to aluminium. Anodic oxidation coating provides high anti-corrosive properties to aluminium under a vast majority of conditions, as it is resilient against a variety of acids and other chemicals. The transparent structure of the anodised layer reveals the metallic appearance of aluminium, which fact makes it possible to apply a variety of mechanical or chemical processes on the surface of aluminium, to give it a bright or matte appearance .
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   Hard Anodizing


Hard anodizing procedures are carried out for industrial applications. It is preferred particularly in a variety of engineering applications, where extremely hard surfacing layers with good anti-friction properties are sought on aluminium materials. Hard anodized oxide layers can have a thickness in a range of 25 to 150 microns.

 

   Alodine Chromating


The term defines a process of creating a film layer by chemical means, in order to facilitate for the strengthening the bond between the paint and the application surface, by amplifying the anti-corrosive resistance of aluminium and alloys. The production is carried out to yield colourless, brown or yellowish products.

 

 

 

   Aluminium Surface Treatment

This is a process designed and developed especially for aluminium materials, to optimise the bonding of the next painting layers, which is free of CR+6. As an outcome of a huge knowledge accumulation, this product names a technology that passivises CR+3.

The aluminium surface treatment gives a shot appearance in light blue and transparent green colours with a thin CR+3 passivation film layer applied on material.

The process meets the requirements of RoHS and WEEE.
It is proposed for providing resistance in such accelerated corrosion tests as the salt spray test.
The aluminium surfaces are cleaned by pre-treatment, in other words, porosities are made to occur on them to prepare them for the upcoming surface treatment.

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Cataphoresis Coating
> General Description

Known as the product of "electro-plating", Cataphoresis defines a hi-tech, low emission, environmentally friendly category of water based coating systems, which provide high corrosive resistance thanks to a film layer that corresponds to the metallic application surface, being originally developed to provide a solution to the increasing demand for quality especially in car making and durable whites manufacturing industries.  

Electro-plating takes place through four different electro-chemical reactions. Electrolysis is the separation of water at anodic and cathodic bars so called "electrodes" with the application of voltage. Electrophoresis is the motion of dispersed particles carrying negative charges relative to a fluid under the influence of a spatially uniform electric field. Electro deposition is the process of coating athin layer of one metal on top of a differentmetal to modify its surface properties, towards achieving bondage of the coat layer on metallic surface to enable the paint set.  Electro endosmosis is the process of compressing paint particles.

> Areas of Use


It is the most convenient painting system for surfaces with high expectations of chemical and corrosion resistances.

Providing high quality and aesthetics while respecting the environment this increasingly more popular e-coat service that we offer has a wide variety of applications, including, but not limited to, the following areas: 

?Vehicular Bodies Commercial and Passenger Vehicles, trucks, cranes etc.

?Vehicular Parts Rims, Seats, Brake, Spring, etc.

?Agricultural Machinery: Tractors, Harvester-threshers etc.

?White Domestic Appliances Refrigerators, Washing Machines, Dish-washers, condensers, air compressors etc.

?Metal Furniture: Closets, Tables, Stalls, Safes etc. 

?Building Industry Heating Blocks, Industrial Racks, Aluminium Frames etc.

?Miscellaneous Tools: House-Patio / Garden Lighting Fixtures, Bicycles etc.

 

> Benefits


The new generation Cataphoresis products which have a history of about 25 years have a daily increasing popularity among users worldwide, due to the unique benefits they offer by design.

Without limitation, these benefits include:

?Coating of composite parts to the slightest detail, thanks to the electrolytic process,

?A homogeneous film coat,

?Low waste generation,

?High work and workers' safety thanks to an application free of solvents use

?No drop or dripping problems that normally occur in traditional application processes.

?A fully automated production system,

?Max. paint loss of 10%,

?Low VOC,

?No generation of hazardous waste,

Film layer thickness 20±2;> 35  µm

 

> Standards Compliance


Materials coated through Cataphoresis meet the following specifications:

BMW

60087.0 ; GS90011 LASW 3;

DB

DBL 7391-04 ; 7390-50; 7392-10, 7392-50

FORD

SM 2P 4537B, SM 2P 1015A, SLK 2P 9101, SSM-2P-9552-A, SSM 2P 9579, WSK-N2P137-A3, WSK M2P 153 A1-A6

MAN

MAN M 3018 Class 1-4

OPEL

GME 4201, GME 0007 A1-A3, GME 00201 A/B

Porsche

PN 11003 T1-T3

PSA

B 15 5220

Renault

RN 47-01-003

Saab

STD 1090

Volvo

STD 5751,5 Y 500-3 (except weather-O-meter)

VW

TL 227; TL 260; Ofl-X-630; Ofl-X-634; 13750 Oflx630/634

 

> CATHODIC ELECTRO DEPOSITION PLATING SYSTEM  

DUAL COMPONENT AQUA ÷EC 3000 FEATURES

?High Performance

?Superior corrosion resistance

?Perfect resistance against all external factors

?Applicability over wide surfaces

?Absolutely no yellowing takes place during top coat application

?Coating coherent with the inner areas of the material

?Sophisticated side / edge protection

?Thicker film layers, when requested > 35 µm

?Superior chemical resistance

 

CATAPHORESIS COATING SYSTEM

AN ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY COATING

?Completely Lead and Tin-Free content

?Low solvent emissions,

?Low toxic catalysis,

?HAPS Compliant

 

COST-EFFICIENT

?High output

?Low kiln-drying temperatures (? 150 ºC)

?Low density,

Mechanical Properties

Cross cut bonding   DIN EN ISO 2409      Gt 0-1
 > CORROSSION RESISTANCE

Humidity Test 

DIN EN ISO 6270-2 

480 h rust progression  < 1 mm

Salt Spray Test

DIN EN ISO 7253

504 h rust progression  < 1 mm

 

DIN EN ISO 7253

1008 h rust progression  < 1.5 mm

VDA Loop Test

VDA 621-415

10 loops rust progression  < 2 mm

VW Loop Test

PVW 1210

30/60 loops rust progression  < 2.5 mm

Volvo VIC Test

STD 1027,1375

12 loops rust progression  < 9 mm

 

 

 

Brake Fluid Resistance TEVES ATE N 550 : 24 h

Chemical resistance VDA 621-412

HD-oil, lead-free oil, cold cleaners, brake fuel O.K.

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Electro-Galvanised Zinc Coating
   Acidic Zinc

Acidic zinc coating is used to provide coats with striking qualities, thanks to its brightness and homogeneity. Steel and forged parts can easily be coated using this technique. The process results in bright, soft and smooth coat surfaces. Coatings with high corrosion resistance are obtained through passivation process in yellow, black, blue and navy green colours and are proven best protectors for the underlying layers.

Zinc coats are the top choice of preference in many industries, ranging from building construction, fittings press and mechanical industries, led particularly by the car-making industry.

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   Alkaline Zinc     


The coating plate obtained through the alkaline zinc coating process is smooth and shiny. The coat layer exhibits a perfect distribution.

•Excellent wrapping power and metal distribution

•Extremely bright and ductile coating with low stresses

High levels of thickness, applicability on hardened steel

Faster coating process, High Anti-Corrosive Properties and

Brightness resulting in a perfect coating that resembles an excellent passivation.

Passivation layer thickness ranging from 0.1 to 1.0 µm

•Contains 100% Cr+3

•Good wear resistance

•High thermal resistance

•Balanced yellowish/ silvery colour, a self-improving layer, high corrosion resistance and UV resistance.

*Yellow passivation procedures applicable on customer requests on the finished coat surfaces

Top coat preserves the chromate layer and is resistant against thermal shocks.

Top coat: A specially formulated organo-mineral liquid concentration developed to cope up with the increasing corrosion demands of the car-making industry, in coatings with electrolysed zinc and alloys.  İncreased corrosion protection to zinc and zinc-alloy electroplated surfacesassivate being utilized, it can provide corrosion protection of up to 480 hours to the formation of white ruCan provide protection against corrosion for up to 480 hours for white rust formation.
 
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Phosphating
   Phosphating


The Phosphating process is mostly applicable o ferrous materials.  Despite its relatively shorter protection against corrosion, it provides a perfect base for lubrication, waxing or painting procedures. It enchants the bonding and corrosion resistance ratings for paints It provides a surface to receive lubricants and other anti-corrosion protective measures. Cold shaping also forms a protective and slider layer. It enhances the rate of bondage of the paint Current practices cover applications on iron, zinc and manganese phosphate.

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   Manganese Phosphate Coating

The lightweight of the coat layer and the thin crystal structure help alleviation of wear as well as amplifying the binding of protective lubricants on surfaces.

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   Zinc Phosphate Coating


This is a thicker coat with larger crystal sizes compared to Manganese phosphate coats. Applied for the purpose of providing a surface suitable for receiving various organic / inorganic coating and paint layers, the zinc phosphate coats gain a preservative nature along with overlapping layers of lubricants. It makes positive contributions to the physical properties of the paint.  It increases impact resistance and flexibility.

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Nickel Coating
   Nickel Coating


Nickel coating procedures are most widely used for decorative and engineering purposes.

Nickel is perhaps the most frequently used material in electro-plating practices. The reason of this is associated with its excellent appearance, high corrosion resistance and the plenitude of hot melts obtainable through the coating process. Nickel is also used for decorative coating purposes due to its ability to add much features to the presentability of the coated material with its polished surface finishes and its high anti-corrosive properties.

   Electroless Nickel Plating

This method is the top choice of preference in industrial applications due to Nickel's high hardness levels, superior wear resistance and features for welding and soldering, as well as to suitability for post thermal processes which further enhance the hardness and wear resistance of the material, in addition to the original high resistance shown by electroless nickel platings in both acidic and wearing media.   Among these features included are perfect wear and corrosion resistance, uniform coat thickness, ability to increase the hardness level by subjecting the material to annealing process when required and the ability to preserve expansion features with changes in temperature.

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Tin Coating
   Tin Coating

Tin coating is not the most desirable technique for use alone, due to its poor resistance qualities and relatively higher costs,

It is administered by hot dip submerging and electrolysis techniques on steels.

Thereby the mechanical resistance is obtained with steel, while corrosion resistance is guaranteed with tin. Furthermore

in addition to its being suitable for welding and soldering applications and its sliding features, its completely non-toxic content expands the marketability options of this material, expanding its area of use as a packaging material for the food and foodstuffs industry.  Tin is a soft metal with white appearance. As tin is self-resistant to wear and brings a nice appearance while preserving this property of its under atmospheric conditions, it is most frequently used to form a protective top coat cover on metals which have tendencies towards discolouration and wear, beyond decorative concerns.  Probably the best application of this coat currently is the covering of tin cans, which are meant to store food and drinks. Tin is highly resistant against food acids. Tin coats on such kinds of products will give a less porous and more homogeneous cover by facilitating lesser use of tin material. The cooling coils of refrigerators, dairy tools and instruments as well as all other parts that may get into contact with food are therefore covered with tin coats. Tin is also used to cover such ornamental items as hairpins, garment pins and etc. 

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Silver Coating
   Silver Coating



Does not oxidise upon contact with air, gives perfect electrical conductivity and lubricant properties, for which reason silver coating should be the choice of preference where work under overload is necessary with liquids and fluids of low lubricant characteristics or decorative concerns are high.  Basically developed for use in plating of cups, cutleries and dining sets, the silver coating technique has proven its suitability for a bunch of other decorative and functional applications, as well as for engineering and electrics - electronics applications. Silver has perfect electrical conductivity.  

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Copper Coating
   Copper Coating


Despite its fairly high anti-corrosive properties, copper blackens easily when exposed to open air outdoors, which in turn results in unwanted noisy stains on the overall texture, and therefore used only as an undercoat layer for multi-layered coating applications, in general.  Industrial processes may from time to time include or require the use of copper with a view to improve the durability of nickel and chrome coated car parts which are directly exposed to external factors.  Copper coatings have found their primary area of use in almost any applications, due to their ability to fill in and smooth surface irregularities, form a bright cover, protect the underlying metal content against corrosion and to show great inter workability and compliance with nickel and chrome coatings.  Both acidic and alkaline copper coating processes are available.

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   Copper Passivation

An ideal method that results in a perfectly shining bright cover of copper and its alloys. It also provides protection to a fair level, over the surfaces of these metals, by passivating them.

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Anodised Titanium
   Anodised Titanium



Preferred mostly in aeronautics and medical industries with an increasing popularity, due to its lightweight, high resistance versus its lightweight and thermal resistance up to 850 degrees according to Celsius Scale.  Most notable properties include protecting the metal against atmospheric corrosion, reduced friction on the surface and paint or pigment-free content, which enables colouration in literally all grades and shades of yellow, blue, red and green.

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Aluminium Dyeing
   Aluminium Dyeing


A burn-proof metallic paint applied to exchangers of combo boiler and hot water equipment, which are permanently in contact with flames, inside the combustion chamber. As a highly heat-resistant material,  once this paint is applied on receiving surfaces, it is further stiffened inside drying furnace so as to ensure perfect protection against heat and corrosion on the overall surfaces.

   Wet Painting

Administered by hot-dipping, this technique provides a perfect closure and anti-corrosive properties on the application surfaces. It can be applied on Cataphoresis coated parts, on request.

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   Molykote Anti-Friction Coating

Molykote Anti-Friction Coating is a painting process in bright black colour, applicable to such car parts as safety belt hinge, lock components, disk brake assembly and fittings, that is designed to provide protection against lubrication and corrosion.

Molykote has a low coefficient of friction, a black appearance and perfect corrosion resistance. It has an extremely wide operating temperature span between -60 to 240 ºC.

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