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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

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