Surface Engineering Academy

Zinc Phosphate and the Bonding Process

Determining the proper phosphate for adhesion

The correct phosphate process is one that is determined during process development for the project. Choosing the right phosphate also depends on the substrate material and end use of the component. Pablo Morales, Queretaro Plant Manager, and Troy Oscar, Automotive Market Leader, at Pioneer Metal Finishing, discuss the various advantages and disadvantages of each phosphate process.