Axalta has a rich history of developing and supplying a wide range of coating systems for use on agriculture and construction equipment, including electrocoat as well as other liquid spray and powder coatings. The AquaEC range of electrocoat primers use patented epoxy-based technology to provide superior corrosion resistance with excellent throw power and improved edge protection. The tin-free technology used in AquaEC 6100, now available globally, also helps meet environmental goals.
“AquaEC 6100 is designed to improve our customers’ productivity and reduce application costs,” stated Michael Cash, President of Industrial Coatings at Axalta. “Our customers look for coatings to improve performance and handle increasingly diverse substrates, part designs and pretreatment options. The technology behind AquaEC 6100 is specifically formulated to provide those solutions while meeting or exceeding the most rigorous of specification requirements of agriculture, construction and earthmoving equipment (ACE) manufacturers. We are pleased to have been able to meet Caterpillar’s exacting specifications.”