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PPG introduces sample kits for new blue tints
PACIFICA and SOLARBLUE glasses available uncoated, with reflective coatings
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 8, 2009 –
PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) has a new sample kit featuring recently released
glasses, its two newest blue-tinted glasses. In addition to their uncoated versions,
glass is shown with
subtly reflective and
reflective coatings, and
glass is shown with a
coating. All five products are inventory standards available for immediate shipping.
glass has visible light transmittance (VLT) of 38 percent and a solar heat-gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.35 when combined with clear glass in a one-inch insulating glass unit. The result is a light-to-solar gain (LSG) ratio of 1.07.
glass is part of the
Oceans of Color
collection of nautically inspired tints.
glass, one of PPG’s Earth and Sky performance tints, displays a light sky-blue tint. With a VLT of 50 percent and a SHGC of 0.49, it has an LSG ratio of 1.03 in a clear, one-inch insulating glass unit.
reflective coatings offer LSG ratios ranging from 0.67 to 1.03.
subtly reflective, color-enriched coatings yields LSG ratios of up 1.24.
The sample kit also includes existing blue-tinted glasses by PPG, such as
glasses are available from more than 100 glass fabrication locations throughout the United States and Canada, and from international representatives in 25 countries. With their introduction, PPG now has the industry’s broadest palette of tints and performance options. To learn about PPG’s full menu of architectural glasses, visit
or call 1-888-PPG-IDEA (774-4332).
Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, 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
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