Abcite


Abcite® thermoplastic powder coatings provide superior, long lasting corrosion protection in one layer and without primer. Abcite can be applied by dipping in a fluidized bed, hot flocking, electrostatic or tribo spraying. A wide range of colors are available.

Key benefits

  • Single layer, no need for a primer, no curing
  • Outstanding corrosion protection and best in class salt spray resistance:
  • Meets C5M and Im3 highly corrosive environments according to ISO12944-6 and C5M according to ISO20340
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Performance unchanged by UV exposure and weathering
  • Tough and flexible for high impact and abrasion resistance
  • BPA, VOC and halogen free
  • Compliant with many food contact and potable water contact regulations

Typical applications

  • Corrosion protection in highly corrosive marine, agricultural and industrial environments (Abcite 1060 and X60)
  • Potable water and sewage transportation networks (Abcite 1060 and X60)
  • Outdoor furniture such as street lighting, sign posts and fences in moderately corrosive environments (Abcite 500 and 500 ES) or coastal regions (Abcite 1060 and X60)
  • Transparent coating  to make chemical bottles and light bulbs & tubes shatterproof (Abcite 585 EF)
  • Metal coating with antimicrobial properties (Abcite 5500 AM)

Abcite portfolio

  • Abcite 500 and 500 ES
    General purpose high performance powder coating
  • Abcite 545 and X45
    Low viscosity powder coating for a smooth finish on low heat retention substrates such as aluminum and thin parts
  • Abcite 1060 and X60
    Ultra durable anti-corrosion powder coating
  • Abcite 585 EF
    Clear coating for industrial glassware
  • Abcite 5500 AM
    Coating with additional antimicrobial properties, supporting antimicrobial strategies for medical facilities, public transportation and food processing industries (test certificates available upon request)

Superior Protection for a Range of Substrates


References


Abcite has a history of more than 20 years of experience, approvals and references. Read customer testimonials about real case histories that tell you more than any sales brochure.

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Quality and Approvals


Corrosion protection
 

  • C5M High and Im3 High according to ISO 12944-6: over 15 years resistance in the most corrosive environments

Offshore
 

  • C5M category according to ISO 20340

Potable Water
 

  • NSF/ANSI 61 (USA) 
  • KTW and DVGW (Germany)
  • WRAS (UK)
  • AS/NZS 4020 and 4158 (Australia and New Zealand)
  • ACS Attestation de Conformité Sanitaire (France)
  • Belgaqua Hydrocheck (Belgium)

Food Compliance
 

  • EU regulation No. 10/2011
  • FDA CFR Title 21

For Axalta Polymer Powders operations and site approvals please refer to the Quality and Approvals section.

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