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PPG coatings authorised distributor

PPG's aerospace coatings are qualified to more commercial and general aviation specifications than any other supplier. With more than one thousand types of coatings available, PPG offer the industry's broadest product line. PPG was one of the first brands to join the Silmid portfolio back in the early 1980’s, and as an authorised distributor of PPG coatings, we provide up to date information on the systems available from PPG and the components needed to make those systems work. 

With no minimum order value and 24/7 on-demand access to PPG products including those affected by REACH (where possible), Silmid is your number one choice for PPG coatings. 



PPG Aerospace

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Understanding PPG Aerospace Coating Terminology

PPG has a long history in the Aerospace coating business and this history comprises the integration of different companies and brands. All these companies had their own brands and part numbering systems that were retained for customer continuity. It is why today, PPG’s coatings portfolio is a heritage of these brands and part numbering systems. For more information read the full understanding PPG Aerospace coating terminology guide.

Also Available from PPG – PPG Sealants 

Our comprehensive range of sealants for aircraft structures includes products for fuel tanks, protecting aircraft mating surfaces and sealing aircraft windshields. The PPG sealant range is now enhanced with Sealants Europe SAS, formed from acquiring a majority interest in the aerospace and automotive sealants and adhesives business of Le Joint Français (LJF).

Featured Product

Desothane HS CA8000 is a low VOC, polyurethane topcoat used to provide protection and decoration to aircraft exterior surfaces. CA8000 topcoat is designed to be applied over Desoprime epoxy primers.  


  • High Solids, low VOC 
  • Excellent adhesion to epoxy primers 
  • Excellent gloss and colour retention 
  • Excellent fluid resistance 
  • Can be applied in a wide range of environmental conditions 
  • Service temperature -54°C to 177°C (-65°F to 350°F) 


  • Commercial aviation topcoat 
  • Available in various colours and pantones 
  • Used with CA8000B Activator and CA8000C Series Reducers 
  • Various approvals including Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Rolls Royce 
Desothane HS CA8000 product tins