Current Issues

Current Issues

The European Commission has not yet submitted a proposal for the approval for CTACSub applications and is almost 1.5 years behind it. In principle, there is an obligation to submit the proposal within three months of receipt of ECHA's opinion. 

Currently it is assumed that a...

REACH: No timely authorisations for chromic acid

ZVO does not expect any decision on applications for authorisations by the "sunset date". 

The so-called “sunset date”, i.e. the date from which chromium trioxide, as a consequence of REACH, may no longer be used or put into...

Filing of a report for authorised use by a downstream user:

If you are a downstream user and, based on authorisation that was issued to an applicant before you in the supply chain, you use a substance included in the list of substances subject to authorisation (Annex XIV), you...

SURFASEAL 440 is a chrome- and phosphate-free pre-treatment for aluminium-, steel- and zinc surfaces. It is suitable for soak and spray systems. The conversion coatings generated by SURFASEAL 440 cause a very good adhesion of power- and lacquer-coatings.

SURFASEAL 440 got the...

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SAPHIR_2000_EPT

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(Galvanotechnik, Edition 09/2015 p. 1770-1772)

Exhibitors PR "Oberflächentage 2014" (ZVOreport 5, November 2014)

With PROSEAL CF 550 the company KIESOW DR. BRINKMANN GmbH & Co. KG presented a new black passivation of the PROSEAL CF range for alkaline or acidly deposited zinc-nickel coatings.

The product is free of chromium(...

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Technical article:

JOT, issue 11/2014, page 64/66

Read more about our passivation SURFASEAL 440 with QUALICOAT certificate


Technical article:

besser lackieren, issue 10/2014

Read more about our passivation SURFASEAL 440 with QUALICOAT certificateRead more about our passivation SURFASEAL 440 with QUALICOAT certificate

Technical article:

JOT, Edition 10/2014, page 42/43