US Patent 8,197,911
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Erlanger, KY, US) ; University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
An object of complex three-dimensional configuration, such as an automotive vehicle body, is coated with a combination of a coating formulation and a photoactivated mixture containing active centers that have been produced prior to application. The two liquids can be intimately mixed prior to application to the object, or the coating formulation can be applied prior to the application of the photoactivated mixture. The coating formulation is cured by the active centers that have been produced prior to application.
Templeman, Cynthia G.; Leonard, Eric M.; Ficek, Beth Ann; and Scranton, Alec B. Method of applying polymer coating to a substrate. US Patent 8,197,911 filed June 08, 2007 and issued June 12, 2012. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/570