New Imron Topcoat Offers Improved Elongation and Flexibility

Press Release Summary:

Axalta's new Imron Topcoat is an industrial coating designed to allow for improved bend capacity. It consists of a two-component polyurethane topcoat and it features improved weathering performance, distinctness of image (DOI), and a high-gloss finish. It is ideally suited for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning manufacturers.


Original Press Release:

Axalta Debuts New Premium Flexible Imron Topcoat to Industrial Market

HOUSTON, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Axalta (NYSE: AXTA), is excited to release Imron® 3.5 + FX Flexible Topcoat into its existing portfolio of high performance Imron Industrial coatings. The new formulation offers improved elongation and flexibility, allowing for maximum bend capacity without cracking.

Imron 3.5+ FX Black Flexible Topcoat is a premium coating solution that provides superior weathering performance, distinctness of image (DOI) and a consistent high-gloss finish to industrial applications. Its excellent flexibility properties make it a recommended choice for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) manufacturers and for metal fabrication where exceptional flexibility is critical. This two-component polyurethane topcoat is formulated to provide a robust application with good flow and leveling for excellent appearance.

"With improved flexibility becoming a need for several manufacturer's in today's coating environment, we are excited to release a new product that brings a direct solution to the needs of the industry," said Eric Kwasnicka, Axalta Product Manager, Industrial North America. "Imron 3.5 Black Flexible Topcoat's bendable design, is formulated to prevent cracking or chipping, and improving longevity. We take pride in developing quality products that meet our customer's ever changing needs, as well as, provide improvements in their operating efficiency." 

Representing the next generation of urethane technology, Imron coatings provide long-lasting protection, outstanding durability and color retention properties to a wide array of industries. These premium quality products are formulated to help increase productivity with easy to apply brush, roller or spray application and fast dry speed.

To learn more about Axalta's high performance industrial offerings, visit axalta.us/industrial.

About Axalta 
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions.  From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.  With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 14,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology.  For more information visit axalta.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn

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