Axalta performance and transportation coatings provide liquid and powder coating systems to a wide range of end user markets that include light and commercial vehicles, collision body shops in the refinish aftermarket and many industrial applications.
Transportation Coatings for Light Vehicles
Axalta provides a full line of coating systems for original equipment manufacturers of cars and light trucks. In this highly competitive segment of the coatings industry, we meet customer specifications and strive to drive our performance beyond what is merely expected. From our electrodeposition technology to a range of consolidated paint application processes our customers can choose from, our color coating and application systems excel across a wide spectrum of metrics. With decades of experience understanding and developing color, our coatings shine on every light vehicle we paint.
Transportation Coatings for Commercial Vehicles
Our transportation coatings are found on a wide range of medium and heavy duty trucks and buses and serve the needs of body builders creating customized vehicles. Our products are designed to meet demanding specifications for original manufacture and aftermarket applications. On the rails, our coatings deliver superior performance on locomotives, light rail, high performance cars, passenger carriages, high speed trains, tramways and mass transit cars.
Performance Coatings for Refinish and Aftermarket Applications
Axalta’s refinish systems are designed to enable the refinish shop to make vehicles look like new. With an array of paint colors and tints, color matching technologies and customer support, Axalta products and services are available around the world to help refinish technicians provide a result that meets customer approval each and every time. Our refinish products – primers and undercoats, basecoats and clearcoats - are each formulated to meet the needs of body shops operating in different climates and coating different substrates such as metal, plastic and the newest composite materials. Our latest generation waterborne coatings are intended to meet the most stringent environmental standards while providing better hiding with fewer coats than conventional products. Handheld spectrophotometers and manual fan decks are designed to facilitate quick color matching and enhance productivity.
Performance Coatings for Industrial Applications
Axalta liquid and powder coatings serve many different industries which can demand decorative color finishes, corrosion and heat resistance, and durability. Electrical insulation coatings for components of motors, generators and transformers help create greater efficiencies.
Both liquid and powder coatings are used on light and commercial vehicle components such as seat frames, shock absorbers, springs and high temperature surfaces such as exhaust lines. Job coaters and industrial OEMs rely on more than a dozen Axalta products for use on a spectrum of materials from furniture, coils, drums, skis and other sporting and exercise equipment to fencing, shelving, and white goods and other appliances as well as on agricultural and construction equipment. Functional powder coatings are used on underground and sub-sea oil and gas pipelines, rebar and valves. In the architectural arena, Axalta coatings meet the demands of exterior building cladding and window trim preventing corrosion and provide colors that contribute to the architectural intent. Liquid coatings serve residential customers in Mexico.