Chrysler OKs new Sherwin-Williams clearcoat

July 26, 2011

July 26, 2011 — Chrysler recently approved the use of a new clearcoat from Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes on a global basis.

The 1100755 Elegance clear underwent an extensive certification process to ensure that it met Chrysler’s standards for use on vehicles repaired at its dealerships, according to Sherwin-Williams.

The clearcoat is designed for force-dry/booth applications. Sherwin-Williams said it offers the ultimate in gloss, excellent application and buffability, and superior performance. The paint company recommends using the new product for multi-panel repairs or overall finishing.

“Elegance clearcoat is a premium clearcoat solution and we’re pleased that Chrysler has recognized the product on a global basis,” said Jason Crager, OEM business development manager for Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes. “We believe Sherwin-Williams offers some of the fastest and highest quality clearcoats, including our HPC15 and HPC21 products, which help collision centers to increase productivity and profitability while saving energy costs.”

For more information on the new clearcoat, go to or call 800.798.5872.

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