ETCH Damage to Automotive Coatings

Henderson, K.; Hunt, R.; Spitler, K.; Boisseau, J.
July 2005
JCT CoatingsTech;Jul2005, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p38
Academic Journal
Examines the environmental factors that contribute to the resistance of automotive coatings to etch damage and service life. Effect of acid deposition on the surface of automotive coatings; Specific mechanisms and conditions that cause acid damage to automotive coatings; Analysis of commercially available automotive clearcoat systems that are known to have good etch resistance; Correlation between evaporating acidic moisture and etching.


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