Passivation Fluid Solutions Take Focus at Galvanizers' Meeting 2016

Quaker Chemical highlights PRIMECOAT™ line

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 18, 2016 - In steel manufacturing, the galvanizing process provides corrosion protection to the steel substrate followed by passivation to protect the zinc surface. Choosing an effective passivate chemistry with an appropriate regulatory consideration is a growing challenge given varying regional requirements.

To meet this demand, Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker"), a major supplier in steel process fluids, offers the PRIMECOAT™ line ( which consists of product options of hexavalent chromium (Cr6+), trivalent chromium (Cr3+) and chromium-free technology to satisfy process needs.

Overall, the key benefits of the PRIMECOAT™ line of products include:

• Transparent film, good appearance even at higher coating weights

• Excellent corrosion protection

• Lubrication and light forming properties

Linfeng Gou, PhD, Lab Manager – Cleaning Corrosion will be speaking about the evolving technology, "Environmental Friendly Cr3+ Passivation Product" at the 108th Meeting of the Galvanizers Association. In addition, Quaker will be exhibiting at Booth M2 at this event which takes place on October 23 - 26 in Farmington, Pennsylvania.

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About Quaker Chemical Corporation:

Quaker Chemical is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and others. For nearly 100 years, Quaker has helped customers around the world achieve production efficiency, improve product quality, and lower costs through a combination of innovative technology, process knowledge, and customized services. Headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania USA, Quaker serves businesses worldwide with a network of dedicated and experienced professionals whose mission is to make a difference. Visit to learn more.

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