The steel sheet gets its name because of the organic paint in various colors coated on it. For short, it is called “color-coated steel” or “Pre-Painted Steel”.
For color coating, hot dip galvanized steel strip is used as base material. Color coating can also be done on various other base materials such as Colled rolled steel, Stainless steel and Aluminum
In addition to the protection provided by zinc coating, The organic paint on top of zinc plays a role in covering and preventing the strip from rusting and make its service life longer than that of galvanized strip by 1.5 times.
The color-coated strip has the advantage of being light in weight, pleasant looking and excellent anti-corrosive properties and can be directly used without any further processing. It’s mainly used in building/ construction industry. It also finds its usage in domestic appliance industry, furniture industry and automotive applications.