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Q-Klad is MacDermid’s global quality partnership for Fashion Finishes applicators
- It certifies high quality applicators for Fashion Finishes…Worldwide!
- It uses new and advanced techniques to ensure the Consistency and Conformance
- A Global program from a trusted supplier
To become a Q-Klad applicator, companies must adopt the following processes:
- Supplement engineering based testing (i.e. thickness, CASS, thermal shock) with aesthetic based measurements, for example color and gloss.
- Maintain their surface finishing processes to ensure consistency by using process control plans.
- Share test data with MacDermid to aid continuous improvement of the Q-Klad program.
Additionally these platers understand that the decorative automotive supply chain is global in nature. Therefore appearance matching of parts sourced from different locations is a critical part of the Q-Klad program.
Q-Klad Approved Platers
The following companies offer MacDermid dark chromium Fashion Finishes as detailed below. Please contact these companies for further information.
|CTS||France||St. Claude||MaCrome CL3|
|QPP||UK||Birmingham||M-Satin Star, Twilite|
|RMP||Italy||Galliate (NO)||Galaxy, TriMacIII|