Color style approval was granted for TriCOL Décor (white) to meet General Motors Color Master 495Y and TriCOL Blackjack to meet GM Color Master 024M. The GMW 14668 Code B Type 4 specification covers the minimum performance requirements for decorative chromium plated plastic for exterior applications, high corrosion calcium chloride resistant chromium.
Being well represented on material source lists means Columbia Chemical’s automotive customers have a trusted chemistry supplier source to finish the components they plate for the auto industry.
Columbia Chemical is widely known for our expertise in Decorative Trivalent Chromium Plating and is pleased to add these significant decorative plating approvals from General Motors to our well-established global list of OEM approvals.
As part of a commitment to the OEMs, Columbia Chemical has developed a tiered quality assurance audit process known as the C.A.R (Columbia Approved Resource) program. C.A.R approved applicators are audited regularly to ensure they are meeting key components of the OEM specifications to help ensure quality and peace of mind for the OEMs. The designation of a CAR approval reflects a dedication to high quality and constant improvement.