Spies Hecker continues to use Axalta’s patented fast-cure, low-energy technology in the latest addition to the Speed-TEC system, the new Spies Hecker Permasolid Speed-TEC Clear Coat 8810. Using the pioneering Axalta technology, the Speed-TEC Clear Coat 8810 significantly speeds up work processes in bodyshops.The very short drying times enable a higher throughput with a standard repair taking as little as one hour.
Bodyshops who are keen to save money can do so by drying Speed-TEC Clear Coat 8810 in 10 to 15 minutes at 40°C or even air drying in 30 to 55 minutes. Thanks to it’s unique properties that promote fast-curing, the vehicle can be removed from the spraybooth immediately after drying and further processed after a short cooling period. Spraybooth times are reduced by up to 25 per cent and the Hi-TEC Base Coat and Speed-TEC Clear Coat can be dried consistently at a low standard temperature, which helps to reduce energy consumption significantly.
"With the new Speed-TEC clearcoat and the Speed-TEC surfacers, we are following the trend towards shorter drying times and more booth cycles," says Jim Iliopoulos, Product & Technical Manager, ANZ. "The new clear coat is easy to use for the refinisher, the efficiency increases, the operating costs decrease and the waiting time for the customer is reduced - it couldn't be better."
Adding to the list of benefits, the Speed-TEC Clear Coat 8810 can be applied in either 1.5 or 2 spray coats and can be adapted to the original finish for optimal results. The outstanding filling power reduces the polishing effort, since small specks or dust particles can be covered.
In addition, making it much easier for refinishers, when used as part of the Speed-TEC system, there is no need to activate the Permahyd Hi-TEC Base Coat 480 before applying the clearcoat.
Permasolid Speed-TEC Clear Coat 8810 can also be adjusted with all Permasolid Color additives to match brilliant effect paint finishes car manufacturers are increasingly bringing onto the market.
More information about the Permasolid Speed-TEC Clear Coat 8810 and the Speed-TEC system can be found at www.spieshecker.com.au.