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AkzoNobel debuts powder coating alternative to chrome plating with Interpon Cr

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2018

AkzoNobel has launched an innovative, bright metallic powder coating, Interpon Cr, which provides a sustainable and cost-effective alternative to chrome plating.  Special effect finishes continue to grow in popularity and metallics remain in demand. Designers and stylists are always looking for new ways to enhance the appearance of their creations and Interpon Cr was created to appeal to meet demand for a bright, durable coating that gives a creative edge to coated products including furniture, lighting and interior fixtures.

“We're constantly striving to develop better and more sustainable products for our customers, and Interpon Cr is the latest example of creating a novel product that gives customers another option to create standout, metallic coatings at a relevant price point” shared George Hotchkiss, Industrial Market Segment Manager for Powder Coatings.

Interpon Cr, part of AkzoNobel's Interpon powder coatings range, is an easily applied powder coating system combining the high reflectance of our metallic effect basecoat with the protection of our specifically designed clear topcoat. The complete system offers many benefits in the design and manufacture process, as well as in the end-product’s aesthetics and coating performance making it an ideal coating solution for industrial applications.

Interpon Cr benefits include:
• A highly decorative metallic coating finish
• A cost competitive alternative to chrome plating
• Lower environmental impact compared to chrome plating
• A simplified coating process
• Outstanding resistance to stains
• Excellent coating hardness

For more information on Interpon Cr and AzkoNobel’s full powder coatings product line, please visit or download the Interpon app (IOS / Android)

Author: Troy Newport