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PPG Unveils Architectural Paints for Better Application Experience

Published on 2017-05-29. Author : SpecialChem

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The PPG PAINTS™ brand has announced three new product enhancements that will help painting professionals get the job done right and, ultimately, enhance their customers’ experiences.

New Product Enhancements

PERMA-CRETE® PITT-FLEX® elastomeric coating

“With greater durability and overall performance qualities, these reformulated PPG Paints products outperform competitive products in many areas and demonstrate clear, improved benefits as shown through extensive laboratory testing,” said Jennifer Burroughs, PPG senior product marketing manager.

“The enhancements address common job-site concerns from professionals, such as dirt resistance and flash rust resistance, to ensure better application experiences for them, and exceptional results for their customers.”

The new formulations include:

PPG Paints PERMA-CRETE® PITT-FLEX® Elastomeric Coating

It offers a 100 percent acrylic formula that touts exceptional dirt resistance, as well as a flexible bond to prevent hairline cracks and protect against water infiltration to achieve uniform, pinhole-free jobs. To help keep pros’ jobs moving and save time, the reformulated product can be applied to concrete that is more than seven days old and with a pH level of less than 13. It can also be applied and performs in temperatures as low as minus 35 F, a significant enhancement.

PPG Paints SPEEDHIDE® Pro-EV Zero Coating

It is ideal for professionals who require high performance at an affordable price. The Speedhide Pro-EV zero formula provides excellent hide and coverage, adhesion, uniformity, and broad color-matching capabilities, with a zero-VOC (volatile organic compound) formula* (*colorants added to this base paint may increase VOC level significantly depending on color choice). The product enables seamless repairs, with touch-ups easily blending in to the original coating for less sheen variation.

PPG Paints SUN-PROOF® Exterior Latex House & Trim Paint

It has been a trusted product in the PPG portfolio since 1900, offering outstanding adhesion to even the most difficult substrates. Sun-proof exterior paint resists cracking, peeling and flaking, even after exposure to demanding weather elements. Sun-proof paint is formulated to deliver outstanding dirt-resistance properties, making it easy to rinse away surface dirt and grime with soap and water.

Additionally, the product’s flash rust resistance ensures that rust from items such as nail heads won’t bleed through the surface. VOC levels of Sun-proof paint are less than 50 grams per liter, making the product VOC-compliant in all regulated areas.

“As a global leader in coatings innovation, PPG is committed to continually evaluating and updating our products to better meet our customers’ needs,” Burroughs said.

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Source: PPG
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