SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, today announced the arrival of the Acquire Plus EFX™ to the Chinese market, a high technology based hand-held spectrophotometer that measures color with precision. The Acquire Plus EFX is already in use by some of the premium body shops across the world, particularly in the US, Europe and Japan.
The Acquire Plus EFX is a third generation, German-engineered spectrophotometer specifically designed for waterborne refinish systems to improve the accuracy of the color match. The technological superiority and accuracy of the tool is such that it can measure the sparkle of flakes in coating in addition to the respective light or darkness and color of the paint.
“This premium and easy to use instrument delivers accurate color matches, even for complicated metallic, pearl and effect colors,” said Jay Kaiser, Product and Technology Director of Axalta Coating Systems, Asia Pacific. “With the growing capabilities of body shops in China, and their need for advanced tools to enhance productivity, Axalta believes that the time is right to introduce the Acquire Plus EFX to this market.”
The Acquire Plus EFX has been designed with our body shop customers in mind, and is especially useful for those in the collision repair industry who need colors that are ready to spray quickly. Not only does the tool enable the testing and adjustment of difficult colors to be performed faster and easier, it has a more user-friendly interface that comes complete with an update in adjoining software that works seamlessly with the tool for color testing and matching.
The Acquire Plus EFX is an accompaniment to Axalta’s leading waterborne product brands, Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC and Cromax® Pro. Body shops looking for the most advanced technology in the industry choose Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC waterborne base coat. They are drawn to its breakthrough chemistry, which can produce favorable results in less time. Axalta’s Cromax® Pro family of refinish products are engineered for easy, quick and accurate application that can expedite the refinish process and provide an innovative and productive system that helps collision repair professionals to optimize both color and business performance.
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. From light OEM vehicles, automotive refinish and commercial vehicles 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 145 years of experience in the coatings industry, the 12,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 120,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axaltacoatingsystems.com.