Grauer and Weil showcased environment-friendly Geomet coating

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 11 Feb 2020


Grauer and Weil (India) displayed a host of products related to surface finishing and automotive industry during the 15th edition of the Auto Expo 2020 Components at Pragati Maidan. The highlight was of course their ace product, Geomet coating, a water-based zinc aluminium flake coating. It is an environment-friendly product that is widely used in the auto and auto ancillary industry.

The focus of the company was to network with various auto ancillary part manufacturers at the expo and create awareness about the product. Geomet is free from hexavalent chromium and is a water-based technology widely used for protection against corrosion for fasteners, brake discs and many other items. The Geomet base coat is available in different colours like silver and in different top coats like black, blue and green.

Other products from the company include corrosion resistant trivalent chrome passivates replacing hex chrome-based passivation for zinc, zinc alloys and aluminium substrate, ROHS compliant electro less nickel plating, corrosion resistant cyanides and toxic elements free zinc and its alloy plating process, phosphate free pre-treatment process before painting and NPEO-free biodegradable cleaning technology.

Speaking about their product display, Krishna Bhandari, vice president, Grauer & Weil (India) said “The Auto Expo is an impressive platform where various stakeholders from the auto and auto ancillary industry meet to exchange knowledge and create networking opportunities. The best advantage of proper coatings is reduced maintenance and hence this topic requires major awareness which is why such platforms are extremely effective.”