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2017

PPG introduces PPG DURASTAR ultra-durable industrial spray coating

One-coat system for aluminum extrusions meets AAMA 2604 specification


PITTSBURGH, Oct. 31, 2017 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) has introduced PPG DURASTAR® ultra-durable industrial spray coating, a one-coat application for aluminum extrusions that meets the exterior durability requirements of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s AAMA 2604 specification (five-year South Florida exposure).
 
Composed of a proprietary PPG-developed polyester resin, PPG Durastar spray coating can be applied direct-to-metal (DTM) or over a primer. It provides excellent corrosion resistance, color fastness, and chalk-, scratch- and mar-resistance for high-end building products and components used in storefronts, schools, hospitals and other high-traffic areas.
 
Brian Knapp, PPG director, coil and building products, said the versatility and hardness of PPG Durastar spray coating give value-oriented window, door and building product manufacturers a cost-effective option for achieving AAMA 2604 weathering performance without the associated cost premium.
 
“Whether applied directly over metal or a primer for enhanced performance in seacoast environments, PPG Durastar spray coating provides exceptional substrate protection at a cost that is competitive with AAMA 2603-level coatings,” said Knapp.
 
To help manufacturers meet environmental mandates, PPG Durastar spray coating is lead-free and features low volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and low hazardous air pollutants (HAPs). It is available in a wide range of solid colors in all gloss levels.
 
To learn more about PPG Durastar ultra-durable spray coating, call 1-800-258-6398 or visit www.ppgmetalcoatings.com.
 
 
PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD™
At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $14.3 billion in 2016. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com.

 
The PPG logo is a registered trademark and Durastar and We protect and beautify the world are trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.


PPG Media Contact:
Jamie Cowden
Industrial Coatings
412-434-3082
jcowden@ppg.com
www.ppgmetalcoatings.com