Surface treatments are functional coatings for added value,
yet coatings should not only look good but must protect the steel from corroding. Technologies such as permanent sealing and functional priming are applied to achieve the desired properties. Find out which functional coatings are used for which application and which mechanisms lead to the respective functionalities.
All surface treatments at voestalpine are chromium-free, do not contain any other heavy metals and are completely free of hazardous substances. voestalpine is a pioneer when it comes to environmentally friendly and high-tech steel production and coatings and is often years ahead of applicable environmental standards.