DuPont Licenses Auto Paint Process | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 86 Issue 3 | p. 25 | Concentrates
Issue Date: January 21, 2008

DuPont Licenses Auto Paint Process

Department: Business
Credit: DuPont
Credit: DuPont

DuPont has licensed its EcoConcept coating technology to Bollig & Kemper, a German auto coatings producer that will make base coats used in the process. According to DuPont, EcoConcept eliminates one of three layers in a conventional auto coating by combining the primer-surfacer layer with a water-borne base coat layer. Energy consumption and solvent emissions are reduced by 25% and carbon dioxide emissions are cut by 45 to 50 kg per vehicle built, DuPont says.

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