The Best Coatings/Refinish Products
2010 Coatings / Refinish Products
1100755 Elegance Clearcoat
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes
Details The Elegance Clearcoat can be used for multi-panel repairs to overall finishing projects. The product was made for force/dry booth applications and needs to dry for 30 minutes at a surface temperature of 140 degrees. It has a three-hour pot-life and a 36-month shelf-life when unopened.
Details The Aquabase Plus system, from PPG ’s Nexa Autocolor line, offers a path for collision shops to go waterborne and stay in line with North American VOC standards. The color system is compact, has
cross-referenced color tools and a range of non-stir toners, requires no additives,and is simple to mix. Visit the company’s website for more information.
AWX Underhood Activator
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes
Details The AWX Underhood Activator is an additive for the waterborne basecoat of the AWX line, used to improve color formulas and the chemical resistance of the basecoat in noncritical areas. It is capable of reproducing the finish of the doorjambs and underhoods
of most late-model OEM vehicles.
Bean-e-doo Undercoating Remover
Franmar Chemical Inc.
Details This soybean-based undercoating remover sprays on easily, liquefies the undercoating and wipes off—without the burning, smoke or smells of traditional processes. This product can be used in the weld prep or paint areas of a shop and can cut through multiple layers of undercoating.
Bumper & Cladding Coat Adhesion Primer
Urethane Supply Company
Details This solvent-based coating is available in white, light gray and dark gray, and is designed to help base-clear topcoats stick to unprimed TPO plastic bumpers without sanding. The three colors allow for more accurate paint color matching and fewer coats.
Envirobase High Performance
Details The Envirobase system is for shops that want to be ahead of the curve when it comes to North American VOC regulations. The advanced system is easy to use and features a range of non-stir, high opacity toners that produce the best possible color match and help with hiding. Check out the website for more details.
Details This waterborne refinish paint system is highly concentrated, and offers quick and efficient coverage. It is easy to
mix, blend and spray, and dries quickly. It allows for precise color-matching, is quickhiding and provides cost savings. It’s VOC
compliant and cuts GHG emissions in half compared to solvent-borne systems.
Lesonal Basecoat WB
Details This waterborne basecoat systemsprays like a traditional solvent-borne basecoat, requiring little training to learn a new system. The product boasts 65 mixing tinters to create thousands of colors. No activator is needed, so this product has a quick, accurate mixing process. It covers well, helping save on paint usage and application time.
Light Speed Clear 9703 2.1 Low VOC
Details This waterborne clearcoat was formulated in compliance with the latest VOC standards, for both the Hydrolux and Metalux basecoat systems. It has high flow characteristics, allowing easy spraying and correct film build after two applications. This helps shops save time, money and product.
R-M ONYX HD
Details This new waterborne basecoat system can be matched to both solventbased and waterborne OEM coatings. It can be integrated with current spraying equipment and is in line with OEM factory-finish standards and federal VOC regulations. BASF offers training programs to help integrate this system, which has a lifetime warranty.
Sikkens Colorbuild Plus 250
Details This system can be used as a nonsanding or sanding wet-on-wet primer. No topcoat toners needed. Six color primers can
be mixed by hand or formula to color match and reduce the amount of topcoat material needed for hiding. The Colorbuild Plus 250
system is compliant with VOC standards.
Vortex Waterborne Basecoat
Martin Senour Paints
Details This product was engineered to meet the stringent VOC emissions guidelines in California and Canada. This basecoat
covers like a solvent-based product, but reduces 96 percent of VOC emissions. It is easy to mix, dries quickly and can be
sanded. Contact the company or visit its website for more details.