A PPG low-density fuel tank and fuselage sealant provides the three flight-test aircrafts with weight savings compared with traditional sealants and will be used on production A350-1000 airplanes to benefit operators.
PPG donated a boom operator compartment side window and will donate military aircraft coatings to the Strategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum, a Smithsonian affiliate in Ashland, Nebraska.
This is PPG’s second significant investment for an Aerocron ecoat primer installation, increasing global application capability for customer education.
Unique coating, which is still development, helps to eliminate ice build-up on airplanes for increased fuel efficiency, enhanced safety and less required maintenance.
Qualification to DGT153703 enables Dassault subcontractors to produce parts for the aircraft manufacturer using the chrome-free PPG e-coat primer.
Safran, Zodiac qualify PPG structural coatings system, Dassault qualifies primer.
$2 million investment supports installation of advanced-technology equipment for evaluating paint characteristics.
This system improves buffability and extends service life.
The basecoat-clearcoat is easily removed during repainting, leaving the primer intact.
Fifteen aircraft will be painted with Deft military polyurethane topcoat and eco-friendly lead- and chromate-free epoxy primer.
Jet on display at the New England Air Museum was restored with coatings and technical talent donated by PPG Industries
Can reduce external aircraft skin temperatures up to 25 degree F, helping keep interior cabin temperatures cooler by 5 to 7 degrees.
PPG selected in appreciation of its dedication to providing products and services of outstanding quality, its risk-minimizing Secure Launch Excellence process and its commitment to continuous improvement.
“The Spirit of Hong Kong” livery on Cathay Pacific Airways’ Boeing 777-300ER airplane painted to support the “Hong Kong: Our Home” campaign.
Please visit: PPG Aerospace - Deft
17451 Von Karman Ave.
Irvine, CA 92614 US