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Axalta Introduces New FlexBase 7700 PB Product Line





GLEN MILLS, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid
and powder coatings, is pleased to announce the introduction of FlexBase®
7700 PB, a new premium quality polyurethane product line designed to
meet the custom-color and impact-resistant requirements of the sports
equipment market in North America.

The FlexBase 7700 PB product line targets helmets and other protective
equipment used in athletic events such as baseball, lacrosse, football,
softball, hockey, racing, and other extreme sports. It features a
premium quality polyurethane basecoat, also named FlexBase 7700 PB, a
polyurethane high gloss clearcoat, FlexBase PB7430™, and a polyurethane
flat clearcoat, FlexBase PB7045™.

FlexBase 7700 PB polyurethane basecoat is a medium solids, flexible, and
custom-color coating available in solid, metallic, and pearlescent
colors. It is designed to deliver a smooth, protective and easy-to-apply
finish over plastic and fiberglass surfaces. FlexBase PB7430 High Gloss
Clearcoat is formulated for use over FlexBase 7700 PB to provide
excellent durability and chemical resistance. To achieve a trendy
multi-layer flat visual effect, FlexBase PB7045 Flat Clearcoat can be
applied over FlexBase 7700 PB Basecoat for a matte finish without
chalking or fading.

“The introduction of the FlexBase 7700 PB product line expands Axalta’s
polyurethane product technology that is available to customers in the
protective equipment market space,” said Ross Morgan, Axalta Product
Manager. “FlexBase allows for custom color capability and is formulated
specifically for plastic substrates with a unique blend of acrylic and
polyester resins, which deliver a flexible finish with a premium
appearance and outstanding impact resistance.”

To learn more about Axalta FlexBase products, visit axalta.us/SportsEquipment.

About Axalta Coating Systems

Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and
providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable
solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish
applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings
are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the
materials we coat to last longer. With more than 150 years of experience
in the coatings industry, the approximately 12,800 people of Axalta
continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130
countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems
and technology. For more information visit axalta.com
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