With over 130 years of experience, Spies Hecker is one of the largest suppliers of refinishing materials - regarded as a benchmark in vehicle refinishing. Worldwide, Spies Hecker enjoys an excellent and long standing relationship with its customers and the auto industry at large. Through innovation and R&D, Spies Hecker drive the leading edge of refinish paint technology.
Spies Hecker has introduced Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC, a basecoat formulation that represents advanced waterborne technology. Featuring a paint chemistry that allows water and pigment to work together, Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC gives refinish technicians greater control under varying conditions. With a high pigment ratio Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC delivers exceptional coverage in only 1.5 coats without losing the ability to adjust color. Based on internal application testing, shops can expect to save up to 31 percent in material consumption versus shops using competitors’ systems. The unique resin architecture of this new-generation finish helps keep time in the booth to a minimum because there is no need to flash between coats and surfaces harden to touch and tape in minutes. Based on internal testing, shops can anticipate their process time being up to 56 percent faster versus shops using competitors’ systems. The special pigments in Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC allow body shops to create several thousand new colors, variants, and special shades. Additionally, to help refinish technicians achieve the perfect color match, Spies Hecker offers the most advanced visual and digital color matching tools available, including the largest fan decks in the industry. Organized in chromatic order by manufacturer, these fan decks are produced using Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-TEC.
Permahyd®Hi-TEC 480, the advanced Spies Hecker waterborne base coat, is a genuine innovation in refinishing and sets new standards in terms of simple processing, short process times and greater versatility in its applications. The Permahyd®Hi-TEC system is based on a totally new, patented hybrid technology. The futuristic mixing colours yield a particularly uniform effect. Numerous colours are available in a more highly pigmented form in order to ensure high opacity.