PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, announces the expansion of its global product portfolio to include Alesta® ZeroZinc, the next generation of zinc free anticorrosion primers. These innovative powder primers are formulated to provide an optimum solution for a variety of substrates and offer the potential to reduce costs, enhance operating reliability and save resources for our customers.
“Alesta ZeroZinc is an environmentally responsible coating solution due to its zinc free and heavy metal free formulation,” said Fred Allen, Global Technical Director for powder product R&D at Axalta. Alesta’s ZeroZinc is available in three formats suited for application on different substrates. The Alesta ZeroZinc family includes “Steel Primer” for ferrous substrates, “Edge Primer” for steel and aluminum substrates with sharp edges and “Antigassing Primer,” which offers a tailored solution for degassing substrates.
“The Alesta ZeroZinc primers are designed for customers who demand high performance and environmentally responsible solutions that can help generate operational savings from reduced costs and wear on their application equipment,” said Bill Sante, Global Business Development Director for Axalta’s powder coatings.
Aside from quality protection, Alesta ZeroZinc is environmentally responsible, due to its formulation without zinc and heavy metals. ZeroZinc meets the standards regarding corrosion protection and durability according to DIN ISO 12944-6. It also fulfils requirements up to class C5-I long. In combination with an adequate pre-treatment, the primers provide durable, best-in-class corrosion protection even under the most severe conditions such as aggressive atmosphere, high humidity and extreme climate.
Axalta is supporting the global launch of Alesta with a variety of customer support materials, including a new product brochure. For more information please visit www.alestapowder.com.
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial vehicles to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer. With more than 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com and follow us @axalta on twitter.