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PRIMECOAT™ Passivation Fluid Options to be Featured at Galvanizers’ Meeting 2018

Quaker Chemical Showcases its Surface Treatment Fluid Solutions for Steel

Quaker Galvanizer Steel CoilsCONSHOHOCKEN, PA (October 11, 2018) –The finishing processes in steel production utilize surface treatment fluids to condition the surface for its end use application. In particular, the passivation process increases corrosion resistance, but has become a growing challenge given effective performance versus meeting regional regulatory requirements regarding chromium.

Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR, “Quaker”), a major supplier in steel process fluids, offers a range of passivation chemistries with the PRIMECOAT™  line. which encompasses options of hexavalent chromium (Cr6+), trivalent chromium (Cr3+) and chromium-free technology to satisfy process needs.

Overall, the key properties of the PRIMECOAT™ passivation fluids include:

  • Transparent film, good appearance even at higher coating weights
  • Excellent corrosion protection
  • Lubrication and light forming properties

PRIMECOAT™  and Quaker’s surface treatment fluid solutions will be featured at the 110th Meeting of the Galvanizers Association exhibition on October 15th at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.

For more information on Quaker Chemical’s full fluid solutions offerings for steel applications, visit http://www.quakerchem.com/expert-experience/industry-expertise/steel/