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OEM                                   MacDermidProduct                                    Specification             Color Designation
Ford NiMac Bright Nickel SM 300 H Bright Chrome
Ford NiMac M-Satin Star + PVD SM 300 L Satin Nickel
Ford NiMac M-Satin Star SM 322 Satin Aluminum
Ford NiMac M-Satin Light + TriMac III SM 322 L Satin Star
Ford SatinKote Pearl + Twilite SM 911 Smoked Satin
Ford Starlite SM 933 A Black Diamond Chrome
Ford SatinKote Pearl SM 953 Irridium Chrome
Ford NiMac M-Satin Star SM 5022 Matrix Foil
Ford NiMac M-Satin Star SM 5077 European Satin Chrome
Ford NiMac M-Satin Star SM 5159 Silk Chrome
Ford  SatinKote Pearl / Mach 2 SM5182 Satin Pearl

 

Nimac M-satin star

NiMac M-Satin StarThe NiMac M-Satin Star nickel process produces a uniform and smooth, medium to heavy satin finish with a gloss level of 10 or less* when measured to the relative Q-Gloss standard . To achieve the high corrosion resistance required to meet exterior automotive specifications, NiMac M-Satin Star can be used in conjunction with semi-bright, high sulfur and microporous nickel systems.

 

NiMac M-Satin LightNimac M-satin light

The NiMac M-Satin Star nickel process produces a uniform and smooth, medium satin finish with a gloss level of 20 or less* when measured to the relative Q-Gloss standard . To achieve the high corrosion resistance required to meet exterior automotive specifications, NiMac M-Satin Star can be used in conjunction with semi-bright, high sulfur and microporous nickel systems.

 

Satinkote pearl

NiMac SatinKote PearlThe SatinKote Pearl nickel process produces a uniform and smooth, light to medium satin finish with a gloss level of 50 or less* when measured to the relative Q-Gloss standard . To achieve the high corrosion resistance required to meet exterior automotive specifications, NiMac M-Satin Star can be used in conjunction with semi-bright, high sulfur and microporous nickel systems.

*Depending on the subsequent chromium plating system

 

trimac iii

TriMac IIIThe world's leading trivalent chromium plating system. TriMac III meets automotive chromium specifications for interior and exterior applications. When measured to the Q-Color standard, it compares as follows to traditional bright chromium plate:

ValueDescriptionTriMac III compared to standard bright chromium
L Similar Similar
*a (-) Green (+) Red +
*b (-) Blue (+) Yellow +

 

twilite

ThTwilitee first chromium plating system to break from tradition, Twilite has been adopted worldwide as the dark chromium finish for interior and exterior applications. Twilite has a cool dark shade. When measured to the Q-Color standard, it compares as follows to traditional bright chromium plate:

ValueDescriptionTwilite compared to standard bright chromium
L Darker ++
*a (-) Green (+) Red ++
*b (-) Blue (+) Yellow ++

 

Starlite

The darkest chromium available, Starlite, opens an exciting new dimension in chromiumGalaxy finishing. It's color is described as warm and alluring. The corrosion resistance is excellent, so is suitable for exterior automotive applications . When measured to the Q-Color standard, it compares as follows to traditional bright chromium plate:

ValueDescriptionStarlite compared to standard bright chromium
L Much darker +++
*a (-) Green (+) Red ++
*b (-) Blue (+) Yellow ++

The actual Q-Color range measurements for Twilite, Galaxy and standard bright chromium can be obtained by contacting MacDermid.