Reefer Containers – Transition to Waterborne Coatings

Technical Guidelines Document providing details of the changes

The COA has published a Technical Guidelines Document (TG-07) for COA Members, providing information about the transition of coatings applied to reefer containers, commencing July 2021

This document provides a summary of the changes, together with information about the testing that has been undertaken by the IICL.

Download the document from the Resources section on the right.

COA Waterborne Coatings Report

2020 COA Container Coatings Report

The COA’s 2020 Container Coatings Report is available for Members to download.

This Report has been compiled from information supplied by the COA Coatings Work Group established in 2019.

Its aim is to provide COA Members with a summary of coating technologies available for new container production in 2020 and beyond.

Download the Report at the Resources section on the right

IICL Documents – Reefer Frame Coatings

The IICL has published a number of documents relating to the proposed discontinuation of hot zinc spray application on the frame of refrigerated containers – to be replaced by zinc primer coating systems.

The documents are available for download.

Coating Resources