Two-Component Primer Protects Steel in Corrosive Conditions
PPG introduces two-component primer for steel surfaces
PPG’s two-component, PPG SPECTRACRON® 385 POLY-IOTHANE™ high solids primer is formulated to provide durability in severe and corrosive environments.
With an unlimited recoat window, the polyurethane primer is designed for operations that require fast topcoat times, according to the company. Its wet-on-wet capabilities increase shop throughput when paired with PPG’s two-component polyurethane enamel, with which it shares a hardener.
The primer is tint capable and available in white and gray. It offers flexibility, chemical resistance, and direct and indirect impact resistance. The product has maximum volatile organic compound emissions of 3.5 pounds per gallon. It is suitable for industrial equipment, material handling equipment, building materials, telecommunications and heavy-duty equipment applications.
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Masking is employed in most any metal finishing operation where only a specifically defined area of the surface of a part must be exposed to a process. Conversely, masking may be employed on a surface where treatment is either not required or must be avoided. This article covers the many aspects of masking for metal finishing, including applications, methods and the various types of masking employed.