Electrocoat


Axalta Coating Systems is one of the largest electrocoat producers in the world, supplying e-coat products to most major light vehicle, commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers and a wide range of general industrial customers. We offer a portfolio of qualified e coatings formulated to meet unique customer needs with a complete range of the latest generation technologies and a team of technical experts to provide service and support.

Axalta’s electrocoats are high-performance products that are formulated to provide reliable mechanical strength and superior corrosion protection. Each is waterbased, and therefore helps support environmental goals, and is formulated to ensure superior performance over a variety of substrates including hot rolled steel, cold rolled steel, galvanized steel, aluminum and magnesium. We offer a variety of e-coat formulations including lead-free and tin-free products, low VOC and HAPS-free systems, and formulations with special benefits such as improved edge protection, low temperature bake capability and improved throw power.

Our Electrocoat Offering


Technology and Service


AquaEC products use patented technology to provide a superior performing corrosion resistant coatings. Our electrocoats meet or exceed rigorous specification requirements and are approved in most markets. AquaEC products are designed to protect while providing a robust operating window that will enable customers to meet their goals and achieve great performance.

Beyond technology we also strive to increase customer profitability with competitive pricing and improved material productivity. Expertise in E-Coat chemistry and processes enable us to advise customers on the best product applications and insights into ways to streamline manufacturing systems. The optimal process and technology are developed to offer world class performance. AquaEC customers will be assigned a dedicated E-Coat representative from Axalta who can provide expert technical advice and serve as a process consultant.

Coating Line Process Design


Thanks to our decades of experience, we have the know-how to help our customers to design new coating lines or to advise them on improvements for existing lines. By working together with plant manufacturers, we can jointly ensure the perfect conditions for a perfectly coated surface.