The automotive industry faces several challenges in meeting both legislated requirements and market-place forces of the 1980's. Many of these challenges impact on topcoat finishing of appearance parts. This paper identifies these forces and describes anticipated needs and changes in topcoat finishing in response to these forces. The impact of specific legislation and the approaches being used for resolution are discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared for SAE meeting 25-29 February 1980.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Tudor, W F
  • Publication Date: 1980-2

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  • Accession Number: 00325209
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800522, HS-030 112
  • Files: HSL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1983 12:00AM