Rock Hill, September 19, 2022 Atotech, a brand within the Materials Solutions Division of MKS Instruments, is excited to be part of this year’s 40th Annual Brake Colloquium & Exhibition in Grand Rapids, USA from September 25 – 28, 2022, hosted by SAE International®.

The Brake Colloquium & Exhibition, a forum of industry experts learning about advancements in brake systems and friction materials in North America covers the newest developments in brake materials, components, and systems for the light, medium duty, and commercial vehicle segments.

The company is pleased to present Atotech solutions from our zinc and acid zinc nickel line of products, as well as sealer options, and a range of Atotech hybrid systems – CP3.0®, which combines three coating technologies that achieve a new level of corrosion protection. Through its Atotech brand, MKS offers corrosion protection technologies for brake calipers, brake discs, brake drums, and brake shoes, as well as wear-resistant coatings for brake pistons. 

Our product highlights at the show will be:

Electrolytic zinc and zinc nickel processes

Zinni® 220 – Boric acid, ammonia-free acid zinc nickel electrolyte providing excellent corrosion protection

Zylite® family – High performance acid zinc electrolytes providing high gloss coatings with superior covering properties and a decorative chromium-like appearance

EcoTri® family  ̶  Cr(III)-based, cobalt-free, environmentally sound passivates offering a high corrosion protection

Sealer 300 W 2.0 – Clear reactive inorganic sealer, a patent-protected technology providing the best performance in outdoor corrosion conditions

Zinc flake processes

Zintek® 200   ̶   Silver premium zinc flake base coat for excellent cathodic corrosion protection

Zintek® 400 – Silver organic zinc flake base coat with outstanding corrosion resistance and protection against creep corrosion

Techdip® Black SL HC – Organic black top coat with excellent coverage on silver and black base coats providing an appealing, uniform black appearance

Electroless nickel processes

Nichem® MP 1188 – Advanced mid-phosphorus electroless nickel suited for multiple substrates

Nichem® HP 1151 – Lead-free high-phosphorus electroless nickel providing high corrosion protection and wear resistance

The Brake Colloquium & Exhibition will be held September 25 – 28 at the DeVos Convention Center, in Grand Rapids, MI. For those attending the show, join us at booth 505 to discuss new ideas and new technologies with our technical experts. We look forward to seeing you there!

Conference: Brake Colloquium & Exhibition

Date: September 25 – 28, 2022

Venue: DeVos Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI

Booth no.: 505

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Atotech, a brand within the Materials Solutions Division of MKS Instruments, develops leading process and manufacturing technologies for advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing. Applying a comprehensive systems-and-solutions approach, Atotech’s portfolio includes chemistry, equipment, software, and services for innovative and high-technology applications. These solutions are used in a wide variety of end-markets, including datacenter, consumer electronics and communications infrastructure, as well as in numerous industrial and consumer applications such as automotive, heavy machinery, and household appliances.

With its well-established innovative strength and industry-leading global TechCenter network, MKS delivers pioneering solutions through its Atotech brand – combined with unparalleled on-site support for customers worldwide. For more information about Atotech, please visit us at