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PPG to Display POWERCRON® Electrocoat, ENVIROCRON® Powder Coatings & more at FABTECH

Published on 2013-11-12. Author : SpecialChem

PITTSBURGH -- PPG Industries' industrial coatings business will showcase its full assortment of liquid, powder, pretreatment and electrocoat (e-coat) products at FABTECH booth S5520, Nov. 18-21 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

In addition, Kelly Moore, PPG development chemist, industrial coatings, will present "Introduction to Electrocoating," a technical seminar that is part of the continuing education program at FABTECH, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Central Time on Nov. 19, Room S404A.

A sampling of products PPG will display includes well-known brands such as POWERCRON® electrocoat, ENVIROCRON®, CORAFLON® and DURANAR® powder coatings, AQUACRON® and SPECTRACRON® liquid coatings, and X-BOND® and ZIRCOBOND® pretreatment products.

PPG also will highlight the ULTRAPAX™ coatings system, a packaged collection of pretreatment products and powder coatings, and DRAGONHIDE™ coatings, introduced this year as a lower-cost alternative to DURABULL® polyurea-based protective coatings.

During the "Introduction to Electrocoating" seminar, Moore will review the anodic and cathodic e-coat processes, and epoxy- and acrylic-based paints and their use. He also will discuss various pigments and resins used to coat everyday items and how to improve their performance and durability.

As one of the world's largest coatings manufacturers, PPG offers a comprehensive array of coating technologies for appliances, automotive parts and accessories, building products, consumer electronics, heavy-duty equipment, transportation and general metal finishing. In addition to manufacturing "green" coatings with superior corrosion resistance, excellent finish adhesion and a full spectrum of color choices, PPG backs its products with technical expertise delivered through an international customer support network.

FABTECH is North America's largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. The 2013 show will cover more than 550,000 square feet and is expected to attract more than 35,000 attendees and 1,500 exhibiting companies.

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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