Primer Surfacer offers environmentally safe finish.

Press Release Summary:

Spectracron 315 primer surfacer fills scratches and minor surface imperfections in substrates such as fiberglass, plastic, sanded or blast cold-rolled steel, and treated aluminum. Containing no heavy metals, 2-component, high-solids, high-build primer can be applied with Exempt Blend TFS321-50 reducer for VOC output of 2.1 lb/gal. Corrosion- and humidity-resistant compound can be sanded after 90 min and be top-coated with 2-component polyurethane enamels.

Original Press Release:

PPG Introduces New Environmentally Responsible Primer Surfacer

PITTSBURGH, Feb. __, 2009 - The TrueFinish industrial coatings business of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) introduces Spectracron 315 primer surfacer. This two-component, high-solids and high-build primer can be applied using PPG's new Exempt Blend TFS321-50 reducer for a volatile organic compound (VOC) output of just 2.1 pounds per gallon.

Spectracron 315 primer surfacer fills scratches and minor surface imperfections in a substrate and can be sanded after about 90 minutes to produce a smooth, corrosion-inhibitive finish. It has excellent adhesion to substrates such as fiber glass, plastic, sanded or blasted cold-rolled steel and treated aluminum, and it is designed to be top-coated with two-component polyurethane enamels.

Other product features include:

o Contains no heavy metals

o Organic hazardous air pollutants (HAPS) solids measurment of 0.28 pound per gallon

o Corrosion and humidity resistance

Spectracron 315 primer surfacer is recommended for both original-equipment manufacturers and finishing job shops requiring a filler-type primer.

PPG TrueFinish delivers high-quality liquid and powder coatings and sundry products for any size job or business. For more information, contact

About PPG

Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. Sales in 2008 were $15.8 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit

Spectracron and TrueFinish are trademarks of PPG Industries.

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