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History of car paints


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The history of automotive paint dates back to the evolution of automotive vehicles where automotive paints manufacturers introduced modern car paints for specific identity of their cars.

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History of car paints

  1. 1. Earlier then 1923 the purpose of car paint was to protect the body of a car from rust and corrosion so the oxidization of nature would not affect metal layers of a car body. EARLY 90’s
  2. 2. In 1924 automobile companies start working on cars over all look including its performance, French and English companies start competing on cars body look and its unique colors. AUTOMOBILE COMPANIES IN 1924
  3. 3. In early 19th century till 1940, automotive paint manufacturers started producing lacquers only for painting car body. Plus, general shades were introduced to distinguish the identities among car brands. EARLIER AFTER 1940’s
  4. 4. COLORS WERE INTRODUCED TO DISTINGUISH THE IDENTITY OF AUTOMOTIVE BRANDS A number of famous automotive brands started using standard colors as brand image and automotive paint manufacturers feel quite comfortable to keep manufacturing single color in large quantities.
  5. 5. Lacquer paint industry was quite matured and there was no room for new suppliers. In 1950 lacquers was only type of spray paint that car manufactures. Prefers for use there was other solvent based paints available but they didn't support the earlier spray paints system. LACQUER PAINT INDUSTRY IN 1950’S
  6. 6. The automotive industry was quite matured in Europe but in Japan the automotive industry was emerging and growing rapidly. Latest manufacturing concepts were being introduced by Japanese companies to develop automotive paint for modern cars. JAPANESE CAR INDUSTRY
  7. 7. Japanese fist introduced Paint enamel which were thicker then lacquer and didn’t need any solvent mixtures before application. Enamel paints were also applicable with spray due to their formulation and gave better results in fewer coats then lacquers, but took more time than lacquer to dry. JAPANESE CAR PAINT FORMULATION
  8. 8. Enamels got famous rapidly in 19th century due to more color shades were available for automotive applications. POPULARITY OF ENAMELS
  9. 9. The concept of modern car paints initially started emerging in USA and Europe only where auto body paints were one of the basic reasons why both automakers and customers prefer car colors along with engine performance. THE CONCEPT OF MODERN CAR PAINTS Presented to you by: Visit our official website for more information and updates