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Volkswagen Polo Service & Repair Manual: Factory Paint Paint Structure

Structure of a Solid-Color Paint System, Conventional
Approximately 80-120 µm thick
1 -  Steel Panel
2 -  Zinc Phosphate Coating
3 -  Electrophoretic Dip Primer
4 -  Intermediate Filler
5 -  Two-Part Solid Top Coat
 

Factory Paint Paint Structure

Structure of a Solid-Color Paint System, Water-Based Paint
Approximately 80-130 µm thick
1 -  Steel Panel
2 -  Zinc Phosphate Coating
3 -  Cathodic Electrophoretic Painting
4 -  Water-Based Filler
5 -  Water-Based Paint
6 -  Two-Part Clear Coat
 

Factory Paint Paint Structure

Structure of a Metallic and Pearl Color Paint System, Water-Based Paint
Approximately 80-130 µm thick
1 -  Steel Panel
2 -  Zinc Phosphate Coating
3 -  Cathodic Electrophoretic Painting
4 -  Water-Based Filler
5 -  Water-Based Metallic/Pearl Color Base Coat
6 -  Two-Part Clear Coat
 

Factory Paint Paint Structure

Structure of a Two-Coat Paint System, Conventional
Approximately 100 µm thick
1 -  Steel Panel
2 -  Zinc Phosphate Coating
3 -  Cathodic Electrophoretic Painting
4 -  Intermediate Filler
5 -  Solid Top Coat
6 -  Two-Part Clear Coat
 

Factory Paint Paint Structure

Structure of a 2010 Paint Process Paint System, Water-Based Paint
Approximately 80-120 µm thick
1 -  Steel Panel
2 -  Zinc Phosphate Coating
3 -  Cathodic Electrophoretic Painting
4 -  Water-Based Paint (Functional Coating)
5 -  Two-Part Clear Coat
 

Factory Paint Paint Structure

Structure of a Three-Coat Paint System, Water-Based Paint
Approximately 80-140 µm thick
1 -  Steel Panel
2 -  Zinc Phosphate Coating
3 -  Cathodic Electrophoretic Painting
4 -  Water-Based Filler
5 -  Water-Based Paint (Pigmented Basic Color)
6 -  Water-Based Paint (Effect Coating)
7 -  Two-Part Clear Coat
  Note
The approximate specification for the layer thickness can vary depending on the color and illustrates the differences in vertical and horizontal surfaces.
The specifications can be exceeded on individual vehicles when painting a second or multiple times. This however does not have to be mentioned.
 

Factory Paint Paint Structure

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Customer Service Paint Paint Structure
Galvanized Sheet Metal on Both Sides Previous attempts to match flanges have led to the use of only galvanized sheet metal on both sides. Only here d ...

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Performance figures
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings For reasons of vehicle registration and vehicle taxation, the power output and performance of some engines may vary in some countries from the information given in this booklet. Petrol engines ...

Folding the seat cushion and backrests on the rear bench seat forwards and backwards
Fig. 82 Rear bench seat: folding the rear seat cushion forwards Fig. 83 Rear bench seat: release button ①, red marking ② or release button ③ First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The rear seat cushions and backrests can be folded forward to extend t ...

Run-Flat Tire, General Information
Run-flat tires have a reinforced sidewall in comparison to standard tires. This reduces the tendency for the sidewall to roll when there is a loss of pressure and prevents the sides of the tire from being pinched. This allows the vehicle to be driven whi ...

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