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PPG Temporary Protective Coatings

At certain times, there may be requirements to ground aircraft for a prolonged period. This can have a dramatic effect on all components from the engine, to the plane’s internal structure and even the paint that makes up the livery of a particular carrier. 

PPG Aerospace have developed a range of approved chemical coatings that protect aircraft from a range of issues, and are suitable for OEMs and MRO facilities: 

  • UV exposure
  • Accelerated erosion 
  • Accelerated corrosion 
  • Technical damage 
  • Organic components such as insects 

PPG Z-6160 and Z-6148 

PPG Z-6160 is a black, peelable preservation basecoat formulated for protection of plastic, metal, porcelain and painted surfaces. This water-borne coating is chrome free and non flammable in liquid form and is supplied ready to use in a single component pack. Z-6160 can be used alone or for added exterior durability it can be overcoated with Z-6148 preservation topcoat.

Specifications: MIL-PRF-6799 Type II Class 1A (Meets the requirements of) 

PPG Z-6148 is a white, peelable preservation topcoat formulated for protection of plastic, metal, porcelain and painted surfaces. This water-borne coating is chrome free and non flammable in liquid form and is supplied ready to use in a single component pack. Z-6148 is designed to be applied over the Z-6160, and adds waterproof properties, light and heat reflection and increased weatherability compared to the basecoat alone. 

Specifications: MIL-PRF-6799 Type II Class 6A (Meets the requirements of) 

Both of these coatings provide a service life of 12 months, both in indoor and outdoor storage environments. 

 

PPG ZR-6375 and ZR-6320 

PPG ZR-6375 is a chrome free, water-based coating formulated for the temporary protection of aluminium surfaces during manufacturing operations. It provides a tough, abrasion-resistant, transparent film, and an 8 month service life in indoor and outdoor storage environments. 

Specifications: BMS 15-12 Type I Class 1 (Qualified) 

PPG ZR-6320
is a chrome free, water-based coating formulated for the temporary protection of aluminium surfaces during manufacturing operations. It provides a tough, abrasion-resistant, transparent film, and an 8 month service life in indoor and outdoor storage environments. 

Specifications: BMS 15-12 Type I Class 1 and 6 (Qualified) 

 

PPG Desolift SC-1101SB 

PPG Desolift SC-1101SB is a water-based remover for various strippable temporary protective coatings including ZR-6375 and ZR-6320. SC-1101SB is safe for use on aircraft surfaces, including bare and alclad aluminium, stretched Plex 55, rubber, glass and painted surfaces. 

Specifications: BMS 15-12 Type II Class 4 (Meets the requirements of)