FOR EFFECTIVE PREPARATION
The R-M range of body fillers is specially designed to meet your requirements for a perfect finish, on all surfaces and for all types of repair. R-M has seven body fillers in the range offering a comprehensive range of technologies, ensuring that you will always be able to find a perfect solution accurately targeted for every repair…
The R-M waterborne basecoat system
At R-M, we consider the protection of the environment and our customers a priority. We strive constantly to develop innovative products that are easier to use, yet enable you to achieve the best possible result in the fastest possible time.
MIXING BASE W : The pigments that make all the differents
Improve the performance of ONYX HD
Eight new base colors with an incredibly high pigment concentration provide the following advantages :
- Cost-effectiveness is guatanteed, thanks to the reduction in labor costs and product consumption.
- Good quality repairs that ensure increased customer satisfaction.
- Work is made easier for painters with products that are simple to use.
Ultra-concentrated pigments for major saving
Between 15% and 40% product saving by reducing the number of basecoats required.
Up to 50% saving in process time
Achieving the perfect result, easily !
- Increased covering power
- Faster flash off times
- Outstanding through-drying
- Reduced process times
R-M innovation - relax and enjoy significantly improved performance
R-M does not innovate at the expense of your working practices and standard processes. The high density technology employed in ONYX HD is based on R-M’s world leading experience in waterborne technology and is well proven in the field since 1995 as it requires no changes to your usual processes. You can use your current spray booth, mixing machine and compliant spray gun technology. R-M provides solutions that respect the latest developments in automotive refinish technology and ONYX HD works perfectly with the new generation Colormaster color tool.
ONYX HD is also compatible with CRYSTAL BASE and SPECIAL CRYSTAL BASE, two ranges of special effect tinting bases.
80% less solvent emissions
ONYX HD offers an 80% reduction in solvent emissions when compared to conventional automotive refinish paint technology. The solvent content of ONYX HD, mixed ready for use is around 150 grams per litre..
Up to 90% less waste
ONYX HD makes waste management easy, with no change to your normal working practices. Cleaning spray guns is simple using an automatic gun cleaner, which treats water by flocculation through the use of Hydropure. This easy to use system can reduce waste volume by up to 90%.
Faster drying times
Speed of drying is essential to optimize throughput and R-M has specified Dry Jet as the perfect system to speed drying of ONYX HD. Dry Jet is a drying system for panel repair which again uses a standard compressed air connection.
The perfect finish
ONYX HD offers the very highest quality finish thanks to the renowned CHRONOLUX CP and CRYSTALCLEAR CP clearcoats, which perform brilliantly with waterborne basecoat.
ONYX HD complies with the demands of Europe's stringent VOC emissions regulations [< 420 g/l] and combines the environmental benefits of a waterborne system with the simplicity of preparation, application and storage of a conventional system.
The R-M repair system for solid colors
UNO HD reflects the R-M philosophy at its best : a genuine respect of the environment, high performance, perfect results, economy and productivity.
High covering and filling power
UNO HD guarantees very good application properties, high productivity and excellent covering power due to the strength of its pigment concentration. Its high solid content results in substantial product savings too.
UNO HD’s excellent polishability and superb drying characteristics also enables bodyshops to complete all types of repair quickly and effectively, obtaining a perfect finish every time.
… with complementary products
A solution with RAPIDCLEAR C2570 ensures perfect spot repairs in the fastest possible time.Like all R-M products, UNO HD offers not only the performance and efficiency of an easy-to-use technology, but also reflects R-M’s commitment and determination to remain the key to your success.
Add to these factors the efficiency of the latest compliant spray gun technology and your solvent emissions will be reduced even further.
UNO HD CP PLUS
UNO HD’s versatility achieves a VOC option of less than 420 g/l when using the specially developed additives: SC 08 and H 2550, H 2500 or H 2520 as the hardener.
Matching special effect colors has never been so easy
Today bodyshops are expected to match an increasing number of special effect colors. CRYSTAL BASE from R-M, these concentrated bases have been developed exclusively for special effect pigments and packaged in 125 ml bottles.
The CRYSTAL BASES advantages make the difference
- No stirring is necessary, so the mixing machine will not be tied up.
- 125 ml bottles are specially designed for use with special effect pigments.
- A special dispensing cap easier usage and accurate dosage.
- Minimum investment provides a complete set of pigments for special effects.
- The CRYSTAL BASE range has a practical storage chest. The bottles are arranged "upside-down" which makes them easier to work with and enables you to use them "down to the last drop".
Innovate without changing your working processes
CRYSTAL BASE is perfectly compatible with the two R-M basecoat systems DIAMONT and ONYX HD. Just like a conventional base, CRYSTAL BASE is treated simply as a component in the formula for special effect colors.
SPECIAL CRYSTAL BASES : an answer to very specific requirements
These new bases can also be used to repair a number of special pigment-base colors used by car manufacturers, therefore very specific requirements can be met easily.
The SPECIAL CRYSTAL BASES can be used to mix CARIZZMA SPECIAL CRYSTALS and EXTREME COLORS.
The R-M solvent borne basecoat system
DIAMONT is the high performance solution for solvent borne basecoat and clear colors, whether solid, metallic or pearl. DIAMONT’s success is clearly proven by its efficiency, easy to use and the clear economic advantages of rapid flash off times and minimum material consumption.
DIAMONT is simple to apply as no special technique is required. This easy to use application throughout the entire process, guaranteeing a perfect finish in all circumstances. As for any possible dust or minor defects, these can removed in record time with a tack rag.
Greater efficiency, less product
DIAMONT’s excellent covering power proves that the quality of a finish is much more a question of efficiency than the quantity of material.
The R-M paint line for trucks, buses, coaches and all commercial vehicles!
In response to the needs of the road transport industry, where productivity and material costs are vital economic factors, R-M has developed a comprehensive product line for (re)finishing all types of commercial vehicles.
Product and Time saving
GRAPHITE HD can help increase the productivity of your bodyshop significantly while offering you the following benefits:
- Faster application times.
- A highly concentrated product which benefits from the latest advancements in pigment technology (only one and a half coats required).
- Better hiding power and build.
- Short drying times compared to conventional materials.
GRAPHITE HD ’s high-quality products ensure fast and easy application and can help increase the productivity of your bodyshop.
A comprehensive product line... meeting all your needs
GRAPHITE HD is more than just a paint line, it is a complete paint system:
- The undercoat portfolio offers solutions for all types of paint finishing jobs.
- The chassis paints (in the desired color) can be applied directlly to all types of steel substrates without the prior application of a primer.
- The paint line also includes innovative products such ad the GRAPHITE HD DECO A additive which allows the application
of decorative elements (stripes, sign-writing etc.) in record time.
- The GRAPHITE HD Color Guide ensures painters can match the right color, fast!
Of course we also offer training courses at R-M facilities or at your own bodyshop to help you get the best from GRAPHITE HD.
FAST AND RELIABLE: GIVING RUST NO CHANCE
UNI WASH P 5530 is R-M’s newly developed high-performance and multi-functional undercoat material for the commercial vehicle sector – and it is completely chromate-free.
UNI WASH P 5530 ensures excellent adhesion on aluminum, steel, and stainless steel substrates. It is fast: At 20°C, the undercoat material air-dries reliably in a flash, making it the ideal choice for paint repairs. UNI WASH P 5530 is a two-component acid-hardening PVB undercoat material designed for fast 2-layer or 3-layer systems. Its color is beige. With good preparation, it guarantees excellent anti-corrosive properties on aluminum, steel, and stainless or galvanized steel substrates.
This chromate-free chassis primer provides chassis, construction site vehicles, containers and dump trucks with reliable protection against corrosion – it’s an efficient and durable product. When used as a primer filler as part of the wet-on-wet process, the painted parts are ready for assembly in the shortest possible time, ensuring economy in the manufacturing process.
Its superb finish quality and high build enables CHASSIS SURFACER to even out sandblasted surfaces with excellent results.
GRAPHITE HD SURFACER WHITE
R-M’s GRAPHITE HD SURFACER WHITE has been developed using a special combination of binders and pigments to help ensure that perfect finish thanks to its high solids content, excellent build and flow properties. In addition, GRAPHITE HD SURFACER WHITE has very good overspray absorption.
GRAPHITE HD SURFACER WHITE can be applied in just one and a half coats, significantly improving bodyshop efficiency and productivity, by cutting application times and reducing material consumption. Topcoating is possible after flashing off for at least 60 minutes at 20°C and up to a maximum of 72 hours. Once GRAPHITE HD SURFACER WHITE has dried, it can be sanded immediately.
As many commercial vehicles incorporate a wide range of substrates, GRAPHITE HD SURFACER WHITE has been developed to provide optimum adhesion for use with the range of CV primers and when used as a primer filler applied directly to GRP panels. The adaptability of the surfacer is further enhanced as it can be plasticized with SF Additive or used as an adhesion promoter when mixed with FLEXPRO.
The surfacer is white to ensure optimum color accuracy for those colors that require a white groundcoat. To maximise topcoat performance and optimise covering power, particularly on edges, GRAPHITE HD SURFACER WHITE is easy to tint using 10% GRAPHITE HD topcoat color or CV PRIMER TINTING PASTE, to provide a range of greyshades.
GRAPHITE HD SURFACER WHITE can replace a single coat of GHD-RAL 9010 in two stage finishes, which are clearly identifiable in Color Explorer and Shop Master.
GRAPHITE HD HS EPOXY P 5420
The multi-talented product for warding off rust is GRAPHITE HD HS EPOXY P 5420
Surfaces like aluminum and steel demand effective corrosion protection. R-M’s chromate-free GRAPHITE HD HS EPOXY P 5420 primer filler is not only the best in its class; it also offers reliable protection in the commercial vehicle sector. GRAPHITE HD HS EPOXY P 5420 can be used in both two-stage and three-stage paint systems and as a true multi-talented performer, it is highly versatile. The primer filler is grey, and when used with GHD CV PRIMER TINTING PASTE, can be tinted very easily in line with R-M’s grey shade concept. It’s a powerful primer filler for all substrates.
GRAPHITE HD CHASSISMIX
GRAPHITE HD CHASSISMIX is a fast, efficient and economical VOC compliant painting process. Used as tinted Primer , mixed 70:30 with GRAPHITE HD topcoat it makes the topcoat application of GRAPHITE HD more efficient. As 50:50 mixture with GHD Topcoat, CHASSISMIX can be applied direct to bare metal (DTM) in a single coat.
GRAPHITE HD CHASSISMIX provides superb corrosion resistance over steel and can be applied to galvanised steel, stainless, GRP, aluminium, coil coated surfaces and powder coated finishes.
GRAPHITE HD TOPCOAT
GRAPHITE HD is a highly efficient commercial vehicle topcoat process, which can be completed in a single operation, applying just one and half coats to achieve complete opacity. Based on 22 basic colors, GRAPHITE HD provides the capability to mix 60,000 colors. Naturally GRAPHITE HD, being an R-M product, benefits from world leading color support through the Color Guide and Colortronic 2, ensuring fast, accurate and reliable color matching.
GRAPHITE HD can be used with the bodyshops' existing spraying equipment, so there is no need to re-invest. CV bodyshops using GRAPHITE HD can achieve a significant reduction in material consumption and time saving.
GRAPHITE HD CLEAR
With its brilliant gloss finish and scratch-resistance, GRAPHITE HD CLEAR is its own recommendation as a perfect finish for high-quality vehicles with a solid-color or metallic finish applied using the primer filler and topcoat system.
GRAPHITE HD CLEAR also maintains that superb finish over time thanks to its high degree of UV protection. GRAPHITE HD CLEAR is chemical resistant too.
Professional commercial refinishers appreciate GRAPHITE HD CLEAR’s processing reliability and adhesion properties, plus of course, its excellent flow – small blemishes can be simply wiped away! But its crowning glory is crystal clear!
GRAPHITE HD ADDITIVES
Producing a matt or textured finish, multi-color finishes, mixing greyshades, application by roller or brush –with the practical R-M non-paint products, a different paint for every special application really isn’t necessary at all, you can adapt GRAPHITE HD materials to your specific needs. Mix exactly the right amount of paint you need. The GRAPHITE HD non-paint products make your work simple and economical.
GRAPHITE HD DECO A
GRAPHITE HD DECO A Multi-Color Additive: R-M has developed the DECO A Multi-Color Additive specially for rapidly applying lettering or a multi-colored finishes to commercial vehicles. Consequently, DECO A is also suitable for refinish jobs as well as for painting small parts that have to be packed quickly. An additional advantage is when using GRAPHITE HD plus DECO A you can dispense with an additional clearcoat. With DECO A Multi-Color Additive you can thus provide a rapid multi-color paint job of exceptional quality very cost-effectively.
GRAPHITE HD TEXTURING AGENT
GRAPHITE HD TEXTURING AGENT: put texture into your GRAPHITE HD topcoats! Using only as much paint as you really need to formulate the required finish – it’s simplicity itself! There can be no more economical way of making textured finishes.
GRAPHITE HD ADDITIVE SF
Products from the GRAPHITE HD range can not only be used to create particularly hard surfaces. Applying GRAPHITE HD ADDITIVE SF can elasticise PUR base materials or GRAPHITE HD topcoats to make them just as flexible as required. GRAPHITE HD ADDITIVE SF is the right additive for coating elastic plastics or improving stone-chipping resistance.
GRAPHITE HD MULTI PRIMER FILLER CF P 5520
R-M's GRAPHITE HD MULTI PRIMER FILLER CF P 5520 is the ideal basis for sophisticated finishes. It adheres to a wide range of substrates, including steel, stainless steel and galvanized steel, as well as plastic, and offers excellent corrosion protection. And due to the increasing demand for environmentally compatible solutions, the primer filler for the GRAPHITE HD commercial vehicle paint line is also chromate-free.
A dynamic duo
GRAPHITE HD MULTI PRIMER FILLER CF P 5520 is white. When paired with GRAPHITE HD's CV PRIMER TINTING PASTE, which comes in a range of grey shades, it is very easy to tint. This means that in the CV grey shade concept, it can replace the first step of a two-step color. The primer filler also achieves especially good results when used with the new CV 70M GRAPHITE HD MIXING CLEAR. When teamed up, the two products provide even better flow and bring out the gloss of the GRAPHITE HD colors.
CV 40M MATTING MIXING CLEAR
CV 40M MATTING MIXING CLEAR is a simple but efficient solution for a uniformly mat surface for bodies, chassis and add-on parts like the radiator grille and bumpers. Defined gloss levels from 15 to 80 E can be obtained, from a satin to a mat finish.
Technical Data Sheets
A high gloss eSense clear coat, that’s eco-effective and creates a bright, flawless finish.
An eco-effective eSense clear coat that’s really easy to use on multi-purpose applications.
An extra mat eSense clear coat that’s specially formulated for the repair of mat finishes.
GlossTOP - C 2A63
A high-gloss clear coat that delivers a stunning finish with ease.
MatTOP+ - C 2A93
A mat clear coat specially formulated to be used on special finishes.
A fast-drying clear coat for greater productivity – whether it’s for minor damage repair or complete car sides.
Premixed and easy to prepare, this clear coat allows you to improve productivity in your bodyshop.
With DIRECTFILLER BLACK GREY and WHITE , there’s one less step for increased profitability !
Every product throughout the R-M range combines ease of use with maximum profitability.
As R-M strives for total perfection, ongoing product development sees continuous improvements in efficiency and performance.
DIRECTFILLER BLACK GREY and WHITE guarantees high anti corrosion protection is easy to apply and sand, giving perfect results.
DIRECTFILLER BLACK GREY and WHITE has superb adhesion properties and excellent corrosion protection, enabling
it to be applied direct to bare steel, galvanized steel and aluminium.
By using FLEXPRO, application on plastic is as well possible. By eliminating the need or an etch primer, DIRECTFILLER BLACK GREY and WHITE has proved itself with bodyshops since 2012.
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The difference is black and white
EXTRASEALER BLACK and WHITE wet-on-wet sealers bring new levels of speed and efficiency to the preparation and refinishing of new panels and are perfectly suited to rapid minor damage repairs, promoting optimum adhesion for the complete range of R-M topcoats.
The ultimate greyshade sealers.
Mix the shade you need for massive savings
EXTRASEALER BLACK and EXTRASEALER WHITE are designed to be intermixed to provide no less than eight primer shades, or tinted with 5% UNO HD or ONYX HD mixing bases for topcoat savings of up to 40% and up to a 45% reduction in application time.
Time saving, energy saving and streamlining
You need to be cost effective and with the increasing demands of insurance companies to reduce repair costs, EXTRASEALER reduces process times still further through SpeedArt, eliminating time consuming sanding during pretreatment and prior to topcoat application: Using EXTRASEALER, the SpeedArt process makes it possible to eliminate sanding. Further significant topcoat savings can be made through the use of the greyshade guide, optimizing the efficiency of the topcoat, reducing process time and material consumption.
Your bodyshop will profit from two hardeners
D80 is the preferred harderner for large areas which ensures drying in 15 minutes at 20°C bringing your bodyshop the fastest possible throughput. D70 fast hardener is preferred for cold temperatures.
For the perfect match, use the EXTRASEALER greyshade guide (download it from the left column) ! EXTRASEALER BLACK and WHITE, perfect greyshades for R-M topcoats.
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The high quality, fast and efficient greyshade primer filler program
The PERFECTFILLER offer combines PERFECTFILLER WHITE, GREY and BLACK to obtain the closest grey color to maximise the performance of the vehicle topcoat. The PERFECTFILLER concept has established itself as the industry standard in greyshade primer fillers providing unbeatable coverage for every topcoat color.
Easy to use with a 100 : 25 : 25 ratio, the option of D70 or D80 hardeners and application in two or three coats, PERFECTFILLER significantly reduces product consumption and application time, while optimising the covering power of topcoats. PERFECTFILLER, the greyshade primer filler program for painters who demand perfection !
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The high performance greyshade primer fillers
PROFILLER White, PROFILLER Grey and PROFILLER Black combine to provide a complete, performance greyshade primer filler program that is fast and easy to use, has excellent sanding properties and maximises the covering power of all R-M topcoats, reducing application times and material consumption.
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UV LIGHT FILLER 3 versions of grey now available in e’Sense
Damage to automotive coatings is more often small - as a result, refinishing processes need to be adapted to these new circumstances.
Therefore, we are expanding our portfolio of UV coatings to ensure fast drying. Now you can choose the appropriate grey for dark, medium and light colors to achieve a perfect finishing and color result. The three versions of UV LIGHT FILLER GREY are available in the e'Sense portfolio certified according to the REDcert² standard, a product range that helps save fossil raw materials and reduce CO2.
Being successful means being innovative. One of the latest R-M innovations was the eSense portfolio, a product range that helps save fossil raw materials and reduce CO2. Now all three versions of UV LIGHT FILLER GREY are available in the e'Sense portfolio, certified according to the REDcert² standard.