Application of lacquer is one of the aluminium surface treatment you can choose to improve the properties of this material. According to the final use of the material, lacquer can improve its aesthetics, increase its corrosion resistance and facilitate its use in some markets. It is not easy to choose the right paint for aluminium, but it’s always necessary to keep in mind its final application.
Advantages of lacquered aluminium
Painting aluminium can have significant advantages. Some lacquers halt the growth of bacteria, mold and fungi, make the product more resistant to corrosion caused by humid environment, e.g. in marine environment, and limit condensation. Lacquers can be powder or liquid but the choice depends on the final use.
What is the best paint for aluminium?
Italcoat is specialized in aluminium surface treatments and has 20 years’ experience in lacquering rolled aluminium products. According to the final destination, we can provide different type of lacquers thanks to the efforts of our R&D department. For HVAC-R sector Italcoat can supply aluminium coated with antimicrobial, hydrophilic and nanotech-based lacquers. In addition, we can produce coated aluminium with Hygrosieve®, the innovative hygroscopic lacquer that have won the prestigious Alufoil Trophy 2019.