Molded-in Color

Smartbatch™ FX for Paint Replacement

Eliminates Need to Paint

What if a polymer could give you the look of metallic paint without the hassle and performance drawbacks? Smartbatch FX concentrates help manufacturers achieve the look of metallic finishes without the issues associated with painting or plating.

This colorant technology eliminates the need to paint plastic parts without forcing a compromise on appearance or quality. Ideally suited for a number of applications, including automotive interior or exterior parts, appliances and consumer goods.

We’ve helped numerous customers maintain a high part quality as they transition from paint to using molded-in colors. You can rely on our expertise and experience for your paint replacement applications.

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  • Simplifies the manufacturing process, reducing steps and complexity
  • Avoids environmental issues associated with secondary finishing
  • Speeds the production cycle, reduces scrap rates and lowers total cost
  • Meets the highest standards for surface appearance
  • Can offer scratch resistance, anti-dust adhesion and UV resistance



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Color and Additives Solutions Overview Product/Service Overview Colorant and additives overview and capabilities View
Paint Replacement for Automotive Center Console Case Study (Snapshot) SmartBatch™ FX for Paint Replacement delivers the appearance and performance of a painted part for an automotive console View
Paint Replacement for Construction Vehicle Panels Case Study (Snapshot) Smartbatch™ FX replaces the need to paint vehicle panels  View
Smartbatch™ FX for Paint Replacement Product/Service Overview Overview of applications and benefits of Smartbatch™ FX for Paint Replacement View
Vehicle HVAC System Colorants & Additives Case Study (Snapshot) Seven SmartBatch (color + effect additive) solutions combined to improve vehicle interior air quality (VAIC) View