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What is Heavy Metal Free Anti-Corrosion Coating Platform?

AnCatt invented the first heavy-metal free (green) heavy-duty anti-corrosion coating that also provides unprecedented corrosion protections.

THE PROBLEM

Industries have been working on finding an effective alternative to the highly toxic and carcinogenic hexavalent chromate used in coatings for over a half century. On April 8, 2009, there was an urgent memo from the under secretary of defense calling for minimization of hexavalent chromate usages in military equipments. The European REACH program already banned chromates starting in 2016. Regardless of worldwide tightened regulations, without an effective alternative, chromates are still widely used in high end corrosion protections.

THE INNOVATION

AnCatt’s conductive polymer nano-dispersion (CPND) based coating is the first heavy-metal free (green) heavy-duty anti-corrosion coating. After a record-making 13,000 hrs of independent salt fog test, AnCatt coating showed no rusting or blistering. AnCatt coating is the first successfully replacement of hexavalent chromate coatings without compromising performances.

STAGE OF INNOVATION: Pilot Market Test

THE VISION

AnCatt’s anti-corrosion coating platform could dramatically extend life of metals and save billions of dollars annually by reducing waste, failures, environmental contaminations, energy and resources consumptions. Current heavy-reliance on zinc for corrosion protection will soon lead to zinc reserve depletion around 2027. We see AnCatt’s heavy-metal free anti-corrosion coating platform as the future.

"AnCatt makes all the elements on metal-coating interface so happy that they seemingly giving up the never-ending corrosion battle and embrace each other with unprecedented adhesion and peace: even after a record-making 13,000 hrs of independent salt fog test, still shown no rusting or blistering." - Sue Wang

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