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PPG Spectracron AdvantEdge HPP polyurethane primer

Polyurethane Primer Offers Improved Protection Over 2-Component Epoxies
PPG’s Spectracron AdvantEdge HPP is formulated without heavy metals and features a wide application window, compatibility with common topcoat hardeners and shorter wet-on-wet application times

PPG Liebert Donowski Outcalt

PPG Hires New Senior VP for Automotive Coatings
Rebecca Liebert will succeed Gary Danowski, who will become vice president, global automotive refinish. Danowski is replacing John Outcalt, who has announced his intent to retire, effective August 1.

PPG Anti-fingerprint Coating for Display Glass Provides Enhanced Cleanability, Improved Wear
The coating features a patent-pending alkoxy-silane formula that equips electronic display glass with water-absorbing and water-repelling properties for better durability and enhanced fingerprint hiding.

The Benefits of Spot Repair
How can you avoid the time and expense of running parts with minor damage back through your paint line? PPG’s Michael Kowalski recommends spot repair.

PPG Spectracron 128 primer

PPG Fast-Drying, Low-VOC Primer Protects Steel Surfaces
Spectracron 128 from PPG is a fast-drying, single-component industrial shop primer designed for rust-inhibitive protection over steel substrates in corrosive environments.

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A Peek Inside PPG’s 'Secretive' R&D Lab
The website GeekWire visited the company’s facility outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and offers a look at the happenings inside.

PPG Pro-Seal 815M

PPG Spray Speeds Cure Time of Aerospace Sealants
PPG’s Pro-Seal 815M is designed to be sprayed onto freshly applied polysulfide aerospace sealant to improve aesthetics and cut surface cure time.

PPG Aquacron 200 and 100 coatings for sheds and barns

PPG Coatings Specifically Designed for Sheds and Barns
PPG’s Aquacron 200 is a waterborne acrylic urethane enamel formulated to deliver a high-end, rustic aesthetic and high substrate protection; Aquacron 100 coatings offer easy application and high sag resistance. 

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PPG Forms Mobility Team to Develop Coatings for Self-Driving Cars
PPG unveiled its work with self-driving and electric vehicles in January during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. 

Chrome-Free PPG Aerospace Coating Qualified to SAE Standard
PPG’s CA7088 integral fuel tank aerospace coating has been qualified to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification AMS-C-27725, Type 3, Grade 2.

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Automotive Coatings Manufacturers Helping Autonomous Cars ‘See’
Paint makers are coming up with ways in which autonomous vehicles could use their coatings to detect where they are on the road.

PPG Durastar industrial spray coating for aluminum extrusions

Ultra-Durable Spray Coating Suited for Aluminum Extrusions
PPG’s Durastar is a durable industrial spray coating for aluminum extrusions designed to provide corrosion resistance; color fastness; and chalk-, scratch- and mar-resistance for high-end building products and components used in high-traffic areas.

Water-based Shop Primer Inhibits Rust on Steel Surfaces
PPG’s Aquacron 834 is a water-based industrial shop primer designed to inhibit rust in steel applications.

How to Minimize Appearance Issues in Liquid Coatings
Q. What can you recommend to minimize appearance issues problems? PPG’s Michael Kowalski explains the controlled and uncontrolled variables that affect liquid coatings.

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PPG Foundation Donates $40,000 to Coatings Department at North Dakota State University
New program will complement the university's long-standing coatings and polymeric materials program.

Gateway Extrusions

Going Vertical in Powder Coatings
Gateway Extrusions, an aluminum extruder in Union, Missouri, installed a new vertical line that allows it to more efficiently process longer profiles.

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PPG Names Transparencies Plant Manager, Market Director
PPG has named Mark Hood plant manager of its Sylmar, California, aerospace transparencies facility and Steve Kight to succeed him as global market director for general aviation transparencies.

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PPG Foundation Donates $40,000 to NDSU Coatings and Polymeric Materials Department
Grant supports establishment of professional graduate degree and program in color technology.

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PPG to Acquire Coatings Application Services Provider The Crown Group
Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Crown has 950 employees and is one of the leading component and product finishers in North America.

PPG’s MeasureColor Mobile color-matching app.

Mobile Platform Identifies Color Matches for Industrial Coatings
PPG’s industrial coatings business offers MeasureColor Mobile, a cloud-based platform that combines an app and handheld mobile scanning device to identify color matches to the company’s industrial coatings products. The system is designed to improve the speed and accuracy of color selection.

Product Categories of PPG

Chromate Conversion Coatings
Chrome-Free Final Rinses (for paint pretreatment)
Cleaning Chemicals, aqueous
Coatings, electrocoatings
Coatings, etchant resistant
Coatings, high solids
Coatings, in mold
Coatings, plural-component
Coatings, radiation-curable
Coatings, strippable-plastic
Coatings, waterborne
Coatings, zinc-rich
Paint, electrocoating
Phosphate Coating Chemicals
Powder Coatings, thermoplastic
Powder Coatings, thermoset