6/22/2018

Pilatus Aircraft Qualifies PPG Aerospace Coatings Systems

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The PPG paint systems are qualified for application on the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet; PC-12 NG turboprop airplane; PC-6 multirole aircraft; and PC-21, PC-9 M and PC-7 MkII military trainers.

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Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. has qualified PPG exterior paint systems to its PMS0600-52-01 specification for application on the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet; PC-12 NG turboprop airplane; PC-6 multirole aircraft; and PC-21, PC-9 M and PC-7 MkII military trainers.

Comprising the basic system are PPG Desoprime 7530 pretreatment wash primer, Desoprime 7065 primer, Desofill HS 8620 sanding surfacer, Desothane HS 8800 topcoat and Desothane HD 9008 clearcoat. Special effects options Desothane HS 8000 metallic topcoat and mica coat, and Desothane HS 8720 matte clearcoat are also qualified with the same primers and sanding surfacer.

“Having our metallic and mica paint systems be the first PPG systems qualified to a Pilatus specification is a milestone for PPG,” says Thorsten Schleyer, PPG account manager for Pilatus.

For information, visit ppgaerospace.com.

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