Steel Division


Please touch, goodbye to fingerprints

For household appliances, structural shapes or air ducts. Fingerprints give products a used look and reduce their value. With excellent anti-fingerprint properties, multiface® is a multifunctional, nearly invisible protective coating on hot-dip galvanized steel strip.

multiface® – The high-tech additional treatment

The multiface® coating is 1 to 2 µm thick and is a multifunctional, almost invisible sealant (thin organic coating = TOC) on hot-dip galvanized steel strip (Z, ZM) with excellent corrosion protection properties and direct powder coating capabilities.

  • Sustainable and environmentally friendly sealant

  • Anti-fingerprint properties

  • Excellent corrosion protection

  • Good joinability

  • Compatibility with emulsion solutions

  • Reduced down to three process steps

  • Good forming properties

  • Direct paintability

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multiface® - Der nachhaltige High-Tech Allrounder

Direct cost savings through reduced number of process steps (oiling, degreasing, rinsing + drying)

When using steel strip coated with multiface®, the oiled part must not be degreased, rinsed or dried. The direct formability and excellent adhesive properties of the material make it possible to directly powder-coat or adhesive-bond the material after deep-drawing. This substantially reduces the processing costs.

Typical applications

As a result of its excellent properties, steel strip coated with multiface® is suitable for a number of applications. voestalpine technical specialists would be pleased to provide information on further applications in other industrial segments in which the advantages of multiface® can play an important role.

 Fields of application for multiface®

  • Household appliances Refrigerators and freezers, dishwashers, washing machines, dryers etc.
  • Construction industry Profiles, door frames, metal furniture (shelves etc.), rainwater systems, silos, roofs, facade cladding etc.
  • Electrical industry: Switch cabinets, cable ducts, high-fidelity systems (housings and components) etc.
  • Heating and ventilation technologies Air conditioning, piping systems

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