Style. Function. Value. Reliability.
MacDermid Enthone Automotive Solutions for decorative and functional applications meet the industry’s most exacting requirements. From hexavalent chromium-free, lead-free, cadmium-free, PFOS-free, and cobalt-free solutions, MacDermid Enthone is the name that automotive industry professionals trust to provide the widest portfolio of production-proven, OEM approved coatings for wear resistance, corrosion protection and decorative plating applications. MacDermid Enthone drives style, function, value and reliability to the entire supply chain by providing superior process control solutions, applications and technical expertise.
Braking systems are a safety critical system for automotive applications. Our coatings are extensively specified by leading global OEMs for their unrivaled consistency and lowest cost of ownership for protecting cast iron calipers, pistons and aluminum surfaces. Our products include ANKOR hard chrome, Iridite conversion coatings, NiKlad electroless nickel and ZINCROLYTE zinc alloy plating.
MacDermid Enthone Automotive Solutions for chassis offer reliability and efficiency for unsurpassed corrosion performance and wear resistance. Our decorative fashion finishes, electroless nickel, hard chrome, and zinc/zinc alloy coatings improve aesthetics and deliver unrivaled corrosion protection to extend product life on brake systems, external trim, shocks, struts, and steering and a diversity of other components.
MacDermid Enthone Automotive Solutions for fasteners feature zinc and zinc alloy systems that provide unmatched functionality, reliability and exceptional corrosion performance on both threaded and non-threaded fasteners. Each system features a zinc or zinc alloy coating, followed by a passivate and an optional sealant. MacDermid Enthone coatings create value throughout the entire supply chain by decreasing metal and chemical consumption, increasing productivity and reducing process steps while helping OEMs meet objectives that range from fuel efficiency to corrosion protection.
Automotive interior trim is moving from decorative, aesthetic drivers to critical performance characteristics as designers seek to meet the post iPod customer expectations. Optic performance, hardness, resistance to sunscreen products, anti-fingerprinting and anti-glare are all key requirements for trim items.
MacDermid Enthone Automotive Solutions for automotive powertrain provide unrivaled reliability, functionality and enhanced performance with the lowest cost of ownership. Our coatings are extensively specified by leading global OEMs for all engine components. Our products include ANKOR hard chrome, NiKlad electroless nickel and Enviralloy zinc alloy plating.
Suspension systems are a safety critical application and ensure ride comfort in passenger vehicles and motorcycles. Our ANKOR processes are extensively specified by leading global OEMs for their unrivaled consistency in wear and corrosion resistance in combination with low friction requirements. To deliver this technology we actively drive the transition from ‘open tank’ plating systems to complete close loops systems. Working with selected equipment manufacturers, combined we are leading this industry to ensure sustainability for Hard chrome plating applications.