cataphoretic painting

A process of applying the first coat of paint to the body of a car by positively charging the paint particles and then dunking the metal into the paint. A current is turned on so that the positively charged paint is attracted to the negative metal panel. Also called cathodic electropainting

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • painting — See cataphoretic painting electrophoretic painting electrostatic painting off line painting on line painting …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • cathodic electropainting — A process of applying the first coat of paint to the body of a car by positively charging the paint particles and then dunking the metal into the paint. A current is turned on so that the positively charged paint is attracted to the negative… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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