EPD (Electrophoretic Deposition)


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Produced numbers:

In The Netherlands:

over 1.4 million pan supports annually        (1980 – 2006)

 

In Poland:

around 1 million pan supports annually       (since 2007 )


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Introduction of the EPD process in Medellin:

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Base principles of EPD (Electrophoretic Deposition)

  • Electrophoresis means the movement of a particle in an electric field, 60 – 120 V DC
  • The negative loaded enamel particles (due to pH) are being deposited on the positive substrate surface.
  • The positive loaded water molecules are moving away from the surface, resulting in a dense layer of enamel, (osmosis)


Advantages of the EPD process:

  • Overall surface coverage of enamel
  • Stable layer thickness
  • Excellent surface quality
  • Dishwasher proof
  • Stable quality due to process automation
  • Lower enamel consumption
  • Lower amount of manual labour
  • Wide range in colors (gloss and matt)

 

 

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EPD installation:

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