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PPG Unveils F4921, a Low-VOC Epoxy Primer

Published on 2015-06-08. Author : SpecialChem

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- PPG Industries commercial coatings group has introduced F4921 Epoxy Primer to the DELFLEET® Evolution premium commercial paint system. F4921 is a 2.1-VOC (volatile organic compound) gray primer that is compatible with Delfleet Evolution basecoats and single-stage topcoats and offers exceptional versatility. It can be applied to a range of substrates such as cold rolled steel, aluminum, stainless steel, galvanized steel, galvaneal, fiberglass and cured surfaces.

F4921 is fast-drying and can be topcoated as a primer sealer in as little as 30 minutes, making it a high-value choice for production-conscious collision centers. The primer also displays superior adhesion and corrosion resistance, which makes it attractive for use by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) as well as repair shops. It can be applied over bare metal as a protective layer or as a sealer over existing finishes.

“F4921 is an outstanding addition to the Delfleet Evolution product lineup,” said J.J. Wirth, PPG brand manager, fleet segments. “Our customers have asked for a multipurpose, high-quality primer, and we are very happy to respond with this advanced product. Its fast-drying characteristics will help speed cycle times and productivity in shops of all sizes. All in all, F4921 is a smart choice for PPG customers.”

Wirth added that F4921’s low 2.1-VOC rating makes it compliant for all parts of the U.S. and Canada. The primer is applied in a 3-to-1-to-1 mix ratio and lays down smoothly because of its thin film quality, she added.

PPG's commercial coatings group offers a full range of coatings technologies for the commercial transportation and light industrial markets such as polyurethanes, alkyds, epoxies, polyurea, waterborne, pretreatment chemicals and powder coatings. PPG's commercial coatings products are marketed under brand names such as the Delfleet Evolution, Delfleet ESSENTIAL®, Commercial Performance Coatings and AMERCOAT® lines.

About PPG: bringing innovation to the surface.®

PPG Industries' vision is to be one of the world’s leading coatings companies by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG provides added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation 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 more than 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2014 were $15.4 billion.

Source: PPG





 


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