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BASF Introduces RMC5000, a Clearcoat for Automotive Refinish

Published on 2016-02-08. Author : SpecialChem

SOUTHFIELD, MI -- R-M® automotive refinish recently introduced RMC5000, a clearcoat from BASF that is easy to apply and provides exceptional gloss. It is available for National Rule markets and is priced to compete with alternative clearcoats, while maintaining R-M’s lifetime warranty.

Fig. 1: BASF

“Developed with productivity and cost effective repairs in mind, the easy-to-use formula of RMC5000 allows painters of all skill levels to achieve excellent results without any special training,” said Mike Freeman, BASF, R-M Market Segment Manager. “Paint technicians can easily achieve the wet look on repairs ranging from spot and panels to large surface areas.”

RMC5000 is a medium solids, two component acrylic urethane clear developed to topcoat Diamont or ONYX HD basecoats. RMC5000 is available through the automotive refinish distribution network.

About BASF Automotive Refinish

BASF's Automotive Refinish business makes and markets coatings for the collision repair, commercial fleet and automotive specialty markets. Its paint products are supported by technical training programs, advanced color information systems and business management and planning tools.

About BASF

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 17,000 employees in North America, and had sales of $20.6 billion in 2014.

BASF creates chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As one of the world’s leading chemical companies, it combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, it enables its customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Its products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life.

Source: BASF

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