Every layer. Every need.
PPG coatings are designed for exceptional performance within a vehicle's coating layers system. We offer everything from waterborne and solventborne primers, basecoats and clearcoats to powder primers and scratch-resistant ceramic clearcoats. PPG is the only OEM coatings supplier to offer a fully integrated, complete coatings system that meets industry specifications, providing customers with a single point of contact for confidence and accountability.
PPG offers the widest range of premium-quality pretreatments and ancillary products to prepare vehicle metal surfaces for application of corrosion-resistant primer and subsequent topcoat finish. These pretreatments add value by reacting with the metal surface to impart coatings that improve paint adhesion and corrosion performance.
Our innovative pretreatment systems also support increased use of lightweight and mixed-metal substrates. Additional benefits include improved finish quality, reduced sludge and significant cost savings.
PPG has been a global leader in electrocoat technology for the automotive industry for more than 60 years, protecting more than 750 million vehicles to date. We introduced the first cationic electrocoat for automotive use and continue to bring innovative, cost-saving solutions to the automotive industry.
PPG cathodic dip primers are used by all major automobile manufacturers worldwide. Our award-winning lead-free, low-VOC and high-throwpower technologies are recognized as best-in-class, providing exceptional corrosion resistance, trouble-free operation and optimal topcoat appearance.
These high-throwpower coatings offer exceptional resistance to salt spray, humidity and cyclic corrosion and provide a smooth, defect-free film that enables world-class topcoat finishes. All PPG OEM cathodic epoxy coatings are formulated with zero lead, low VOCs and low HAPs. These coatings are robust and easy to use, with a wide window of operation.
PPG has been a pioneer among automotive suppliers in developing environmentally friendly products, including a broad range of primers, basecoats and clearcoats. Our latest primer technologies include:
World-class paint finishes are achieved through the selection and proper application of the finest coatings technologies. This is why PPG basecoats are uniquely capable of producing the deep vibrant colors and exceptional appearance expected by today’s sophisticated consumers.
We offer the automotive industry’s most advanced basecoats, with a full range of products capable of meeting or exceeding the most demanding OEM quality and performance specifications.
PPG clearcoats are specially formulated to produce best-in-class finish with exceptional appearance and durability. An added benefit of every PPG clearcoat is the confidence that comes with leading-edge technology and support provided by the industry leader.
Our portfolio of clearcoats includes one component (1K), two component (2K), matte finish, and scratch resistant formulations.