Cromax® has developed a new accelerator that helps Cromax High Productive Surfacers dry faster at ambient temperatures. High Productive Accelerator AZ1050 changes the drying properties of High Productive Surfacer 1051R (white) and High Productive Surfacer 1057R (black) to cut air-drying times from 60 minutes to 30 minutes at 20°C.
“It’s important to us to support our refinishers’ aim of increased throughput and productivity, and the introduction of a dedicated High Productive Accelerator for our High Productive Surfacers certainly does just that,” says Koen Silverans, Cromax Training Leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “High Productive Accelerator AZ1050 is mixed with the High Productive Surfacers and the resulting paint can be applied, from one up to three coats, wet-on-wet with no flash-off times. This eliminates between 10 and 20 minutes of unproductive flash-off time, significantly improves the speed of overall application and drying, and makes the refinish process more efficient and economical, whilst also helping to save energy.”
High Productive Accelerator AZ1050 also offers very good vertical stability. It should be mixed with the High Productive Surfacers and the VHS fast activator XK203 in a ratio of 5:1:2.
High Productive Surfacer 1051R (white) and High Productive Surfacer 1057R (black) are part of the ValueShade® concept, which helps to deliver the optimal undercoat for every topcoat colour. Different shades of grey are matched to different topcoat colours, delivering a combination that requires less paint. All Cromax colour retrieval tools specify the right ValueShade for every topcoat, which can minimise preparation time, increase colour hiding, decrease paint consumption and help to reap improved productivity and profitability.