Color Data is a powerful piece of software that provides fast and easy management of paint formulae and mixing ratios.
The user-friendly and intuitive graphic interface enables paintshop technicians to match colors quickly and accurately, find mixing ratios for primers, top coats and clears. Color Data is a basic tool for bodyshops striving for optimum efficiency and profitability.
Colortronic 2 Advanced color matching technology in your bodyshop
R-M pioneered the use of portable spectrophotometers in automotive refinishing back in 1995. Now with the introduction of Colortronic 2, your bodyshop can benefit from the speed and accuracy offered by the latest in state-of-the-art color matching technology.
Why do I need Colortronic 2 ?
Simple, because now you will have the opportunity to benefit from fast, hyper-accurate color matching, which does not rely solely on the human eye.
Using Colortronic 2, the best formula, including any variants is just a click away, linking with R-M Shop Master and Color Explorer 2. An accurate visual check of the color formula is confirmed quickly and easily using the color cards from the world leading Colormaster system. All the information is presented on the color screen in any one of 31 languages.
Okay, how does it benefit my bodyshop ?
That’s easy, Colortronic 2 will significantly reduce process time and materials compared to when color matching conventionally, improving your bodyshop’s efficiency and profitability. Colortronic 2 enables your staff to measure the color of several cars accurately, in minutes. All these readings can be stored for reference, while the regularly updated color library software ensures the latest colors are listed and the best color formulae are provided. It’s fast, reliable and it’s accurate.
So, will my staff require special training ?
Colortronic 2 is intuitive and easy to use. Simple touch controls enable the user to measure the color instantly using the three angle reading technology. Colortronic 2 then cross references with the enlarged Shop Master or Color Explorer 2 database to identify the color formula then all you do is mix the paint !
Three simple steps to a perfect match
Three simple steps to a perfect match. The intuitive design of Colortronic 2 makes color identification quick and easy. Simply measure the color, research the formula and mix the paint. Colortronic 2 saves time, improves efficiency and profitability in your bodyshop.
Colortronic 2 from R-M, it's like having your own color lab!
The R-M color tool
Colormaster: R-M developed more than ten years ago the best color research system in the world. Today the Colormaster is still one of most profitable investment that can make a bodyshop in color management. Simple, efficient and utterly reliable. Colormaster saves valuable time in color matching while significantly reducing material consumption.
A critical stage : color matching
Your customers expect perfect results, which makes color matching one of the most vital processes in your bodyshop. An accurate color match can take a long time : you have to find the manufacturer's color from the numerous variants that may exist, while special effect colors, more sensitive shades, colors from different manufacturing plants, aging and weathering are all factors that must be considered.
The system’s strength
R-M Colormaster provides accurate identification of every leading vehicle manufacturer's color reference and all known variants. The key to Colormaster's speed and efficiency is the fact that the color can be matched accurately, without the need for a spray out card.
Colormaster S contains all the solid colors, while Colormaster M has all the metallic and pearl effect colors. To maintain ultimate efficiency, Colormaster is updated several times a year.
Ease of use
Colormaster is a fast and accurate color tool designed to be used in three simple stages :
• Take the cards corresponding to the manufacturer's reference from the Colormaster system.
• Select the card that accurately matches the color of the vehicle.
• Mix the R-M formula from the corresponding card.
By following the R-M technical data sheets to ensure the correct mixing ratio and application, you can be sure the color will match the card and the vehicle, precisely. Colormaster gives you a perfect color match.
Immediate time and product savings
Compared to conventional methods, Colormaster can save you up to 32 minutes for basecoat and clear colors and 17 minutes for direct gloss colors (Dekra study). Since accuracy is one of our prime concerns, we asked three independent bodies to test Colormaster : Dekra in Germany, Thatcham in the UK and CESVIMAP in Spain. All three measured and certified the performance of Colormaster. Indispensable for high quality refinishing, Colormaster helps maintain your professional image, improves your competitiveness and ensures customer satisfaction.
In addition to the basic color retrieval features of color data the color explorer 2 offers much more.
Color Explorer 2 offers direct connection to all common scales, helps bodyshops to create and store customized colors, offers many predefined reports and enables the import and maintenance of product prices. Furthermore up to date color information is automatically downloaded from the internet. For the ultimate professional solution, Color Explorer 2 can be easily upgraded to Shop Master at any time.
Shop Master is the ultimate solution for the high throughput bodyshop.
Shop Master combines all the advantages of Color Data and Color Explorer 2. With its automatic ordering system and overall stock management for paint and paint-related products, the professional job management and access protection for different user groups, Shop Master helps bodyshops to manage their daily business in a professional way and makes them even more profitable.
Perfect results thanks to R-M’s unique color database
Latest developments in IT and technology, but especially the color database of R-M makes the difference which is set up and managed since decades successfully: R-M enhance its measurement technology for its new portable COLORTRONIC 12/6 spectrophotometer. Twelve geometries ensure a perfect match rate for identifying
the exact color. Once the color has been measured, the digital data can be transmitted
via WIFI to the workstation for immediate processing. Finally, with R-M‘s improved
COLORTRONIC 12/6, color adjustment is easy, making for precise matching.
Match colors perfectly and accurately
Quick - Reliable - Digital
Thanks to the software but also the new hardware of the COLORTRONIC 12/6 make color matching exceptionally reliable. Twelve measurement values ensure that the results are highly accurate. Six photos from the integrated color camera also identify the effect in metallic / pearl finishes.
The large display offer a vide review of the measurement target. Afterwards, the results can be transmitted to the workstation via WIFI.
With R-M’s Color Explorer and Shop Master programs, the measurement data recorded by the COLORTRONIC 12/6 are then digitally compared with the color database and the best match is determined. Newly invented algorithms help adjust even closer the color to the target.
In addition, the latest manufacturers‘ colors can be searched for in the Color Explorer database worldwide.
The service package ensures that damaged devices can be replaced as quickly as possible.
R-M: Perfection made simple
The straightforward operation of R-M‘s COLORTRONIC 12/6 spectrophotometer makes it an indispensable aid in every bodyshop and speeds up work flows.
With its innovative technical developments, the R-M brand endeavors to ensure
that its customers have cutting-edge technology for their work.