Axalta Launches Imron 8460S Clearcoat for Commercial Transportation Market

Continuing its tradition of developing next-generation high performance coatings, Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, recently introduced Imron® Elite 8460S™ Clearcoat – its newest premium clearcoat for commercial vehicle customers in North America. Imron Elite 8460S is a two-component, low volatile organic compound (VOC), high solids polyurethane clearcoat.

Designed to improve vertical sag stability, Imron Elite 8460S clearcoat is formulated to deliver a high-quality appearance while reducing cycle time due to its fast cure rate. Imron Elite 8460S clearcoat can be used over all approved commercial finish base coats. Suggested applications for the coating include fire and emergency vehicles, heavy duty trucks, and other commercial vehicles. It is also ideal for customers with air-dry or force-dry capability that desire a premium appearance without sacrificing robustness.

“Axalta’s Imron Elite 8460S will build on our leadership position in the commercial vehicle market because the coating’s technology offers reduced cycle time resulting in increased productivity,” said Joseph Wood, Vice President of Commercial Transportation Coatings at Axalta. “This clearcoat has been developed with our customers in mind. We are confident they will value the improved appearance and productivity of Imron Elite 8460S combined with the superior durability and performance in which they already trust.”

Six of the seven Class 8 heavy duty truck manufacturers in North America use Axalta’s premium line of Imron Elite coatings. For more information on Imron Elite or Axalta’s full range of commercial vehicle products, visit

Republished Press Release from Axalta

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