Cromax EZ basecoat

The session open to distribution and shops will review the Cromax® EZ basecoat offered by Axalta® Coating Systems. This webinar is designed to help the participant understand the products as well as the processes necessary to successfully and efficiently refinish any collision repair when using the Cromax EZ basecoat system. Event Link

PPG to introduce Nexa Autocolor P190-6920 Production Clearcoat

PPG says its Nexa Autocolor P190-6920 Production Clearcoat will soon be available in Canada.

Strongsville, Ohio — July 25, 2017 — PPG has announced that its Nexa Autocolor P190-6920 Production Clearcoat will soon be available to collision centres in Canada and the United States. This follows soon after the company’s announcement earlier this month that it would introduce a new high production clearcoat for its Envirobase line. The new […]

PPG releases waterborne viscosity tutorial

When checking for viscosity, the key is to watch for the first “clean break.”

Mississauga, Ontario — April 23, 2017 — PPG has released a video tutorial on checking waterborne viscosity and making adjustments to the mix to ensure good results. According to the company, viscosity is one of the most important aspects of waterborne basecoat to understand before beginning a refinish repair. Proper viscosity helps to ensure fast […]

Martech launches 50-WB Breathable Air Combo System

Martech Services says its new 50-WB provides both breathable air and clean, dry air for spraying waterborne.

Mazeppa, Minnesota — May 24, 2016 — Martech Services has launched the Waterborne Breathable Air Combo System. The new system combines the features of Martech’s Quality Air Breathing System with the ability to provide clean, dry air for spraying waterborne coatings. “The Model 50-WB has all the features of a Quality Air Breathing System, Model […]

PPG adds Custom Midcoat to Vibrance Collection

VWM500, part of PPG's Vibrance Collection.

Mississauga, Ontario — August 19, 2015 — PPG Automotive Refinish has introduced VWM500 Custom Midcoat, a solvent-borne, VOC-compliant Vibrance Collection product formulated exclusively for application with waterborne basecoats. According to PPG, VWM500 allows painters to use Vibrance Collection special-effect pigments and dyes to seamlessly create multiple colour layers—including custom candies, micas or pearl midcoat layers—over […]