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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

General Information
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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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Special Connector Systems
  Note If necessary, housing securing mechanisms (secondary locks) must be released or removed using specified tool before releasing the contacts. Refer to → Chapter „Secondary Lock“.     ...

Changing a blown fuse
Fig. 174 A blown fuse Fig. 175 Removing or fitting a fuse using the plastic pliers ① First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Preparation Switch off the ignition, the lights and all electrical consumers. Open the appropriate fuse box . Detecti ...

Rain/light sensor
Fig. 75 Windscreen wiper lever: setting the rain/light sensor Ⓐ Fig. 76 Sensitive surface of the rain/light sensor First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings When the rain/light sensor is activated, it automatically controls the frequency of the wiper inte ...

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