PPG code IM057 - red
This red automotive paint color is most commonly known as Lafayette Red. The color formulation has been used only in 1935, primarily by Ford. See the detailed list below. The primary use of this paint is for trim color.

IM057 is a paint code for PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) who has been providing automotive paints since 1924 (originally Ditzler Color Company subsidiary acquired in 1928). PPG/Ditzler codes starting with the letters "IM" indicate Ditz-Lac colored lacquers and polychromatics (fine aluminum powder added) and were used before 1940.


Example of the color PPG IM057
PPG code IM057 - red
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Usage list of PPG paint code IM057 (more information)
yearmakemodelcodepaint namecomment
1935FordLafayette RedAccent Color

Paint Manufacturer Codes
PPG/Ditzler : IM057
Dupont : 289-6608

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