PPG Aerospace chromate-free primer qualified by Boeing
April 11, 2011
Complete ‘green’ system meets performance and aesthetic requirements.
PPG Industries’ aerospace business has qualified a chromate-free exterior decorative primer with Boeing, enabling airlines, subcontractors and third-party painters to specify a complete “green” PPG Aerospace coatings system for new or repainted Boeing aircraft. Desoprime CF/CA 7502 epoxy primer is the only chromate-free primer on Boeing’s qualified product list for its BMS 10-72 (Revision Y) Exterior Decorative Paint specification. PPG Aerospace now offers a complete green exterior coatings system qualified to BMS 10-72 that includes Desothane HS topcoat and Desogel EAP-9 metal pretreatment.
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