Automotive paint colors
Looking for the perfect refinish color? You'll find it in a flash thanks to Glasurit's unique color competence Whether it's automotive refinish products, commercial vehicle paints or classic car paints, our conventional and digital solutions for color take bodyshops to the right color quickly and reliably.
To make efficient color identification easier, we have developed a series of coordinated tools, ranging from conventional color tools to fully digital solutions for the networked mixing room. Regardless of which route or which combination you choose – our tools will take you to the perfect refinish color easily, quickly and reliably.
Digital color identification
Glasurit Profit Manager: The color management system
The Profit Manager is the basis for color identification with Glasurit, offering features such as a simple database search as well as the Glasurit Color Online color database, the integration of the conventional color tools and the connection to the Glasurit RATIO Scan spectrophotometer.
Color measurement – with Glasurit RATIO Scan
The wide range and complexity of the colors makes color identification increasingly difficult. That takes up valuable working time. Glasurit's RATIO Scan II is the solution. The portable spectrophotometer measures the color precisely and takes you to the desired mixing formula, quickly and easily. NEW: Glasurit's new Glasurit RATIO Scan 12/6 spectrophotometer is a refinement of Glasurit RATIO Scan II – and is a quantum leap for your color identification.
Finding a color code – with Glasurit Color Online
Over the course of some 130 years of company history and thanks to excellent relationships with vehicle manufacturers, we have compiled the world's largest color database – from the original colors from the automobile's infancy up to current OEM colors including countless variations and customer-specific service mixing formulas. You have access to the entire global mixing formula database which is updated daily for all passenger car and commercial vehicle colors of all vehicle manufacturers. (see also OEM approvals).
Conventional color identification
Color retrieval – with the Glasurit Color Profi System
The Glasurit Color Profi System (CPS) is a sophisticated system of color chips coated with original paint. The front of the chip shows the respective color as a spray-out, while the back features the barcode and color code the spray painter can use to find the corresponding mixing formula for the color on the computer.
Truck colors – Glasurit Color Truck Guide
The Glasurit Color Truck Guide is the efficient color identification solution for commercial vehicles. It is a collection of all colors from all commercial vehicle manufacturers, displayed on a color swatch.
Color adjustment charts – practical overview for all mixing bases
Pictograms next to the individual mixing bases provide information on the color group, color bias, face view and side view as well as on purity and chroma. The separate Multi-Effekt color adjustment chart makes visual assessment of mixing bases easier with its large color chips.
Grey shade concept – easily match the filler color to the basecoat
With the grey shade concept by Glasurit, bodyshops can match the filler color with the basecoat in the best possible way – thus saving up to 40 percent basecoat with the matching grey shade.
Classic Car Colors
Classic Car Colors – color expertise for classic cars
With our Glasurit Classic Car Colors services, we advise and support you with vintage paints and finishes – from the color search of the world's largest color library to the network of specialized bodyshops.
Look to the future of automotive paint colors
With us, you will be in an excellent position for the future as well. The BASF Color Design Studios in Europe, North America and Asia track the color trends and develop new trend colors for car manufacturers around the world. As BASF brand, we are close to the development of new colors and special effect colors – and as the first vehicles leave the factory with a new color, we already have the suitable refinish solution available for you.