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PPG's MSVD Coating Formulated on Solarban® 67 Provides Solar Control & Clear Exterior Appearance

Published on 2013-10-21. Author : SpecialChem

PITTSBURGH -- PPG Industries has introduced SOLARBAN® 67 solar control, low-emissivity (low-e) glass for the residential market. Launched earlier this year for commercial building applications, Solarban 67 glass is formulated with a proprietary double-silver, magnetron-sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) coating that combines excellent solar control performance and a brilliantly clear neutral-glass appearance that reflects the true timbre and brightness of ambient light and color.

In a standard ¾-inch insulating glass unit (IGU) with clear glass and a ½-inch air space, Solarban 67 glass provides visible light transmittance (VLT) of 55 percent and a solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.29. Solarban 67 glass also has exterior reflectance of 19 percent, which enhances its ability to reflect true-to-life color, and interior reflectance of 16 percent, which provides excellent outdoor views and a more comfortable living environment for homeowners. The winter nighttime U-value for Solarban 67 glass is 0.29.

About PPG

PPG is one of the world's leading coatings and specialty products companies. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

Source: PPG


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