Product Can Photo: CPC MBE-200 2.1 VOC Epoxy PrimerSTRONGSVILLE, Ohio – May 20, 2014 – PPG Commercial Coatings has released MBE-200 2.1 VOC Epoxy Primer, a major addition to its line of premium CPC products. MBE-200 Epoxy Primer is a heavy-metals-free primer intended to perform in situations where medium film build requirements are appropriate. The new primer provides key performance features including exceptional adhesion, excellent corrosion and chemical resistance, and enhanced filling properties for blast substrate. Its formulation also makes it easy to mix and spray. In addition, with a 2.1 VOC, the primer meets current regulations in the U.S. and Canada in key regulated (compliant) markets.

“MBE-200 2.1 VOC primer is a significant complement to our CPC portfolio,” said Steve Podlas, PPG Commercial Coatings brand manager. “We wanted to provide our customers with a premium epoxy primer that performed to the standards they expected and was 2.1 lbs/gal VOC-compliant. This new primer shares many of the same properties as our current, conventional VOC HBE series of high-quality primers—the benchmark for the industry. As a result of using newer resin and cure technologies, we were also able to enhance its adhesion characteristics for use on additional substrates.”

According to Podlas, MBE-200 2.1 VOC Epoxy Primer can be used to fill minimal sanding or sandblast profiles of two mils or less and will provide superior corrosion resistance and adhesion when coated over properly prepared steel, galvanized steel and aluminum.

“PPG customers can apply this new primer using conventional equipment—pressure pots, airless, air-assisted airless or electrostatic spray equipment,” added Podlas. “The primer will provide a smooth coat that yields a better appearance once the topcoat is applied.”

MBE-200 2.1 VOC Epoxy Primer is designed for use on trailers, cranes, service bodies, cryogenic equipment and a host of other manufactured items.

PPG Commercial Coatings offers a full range of coating technologies for the commercial transportation and industrial markets, including polyurethanes, alkyds, epoxies, polyurea, waterborne, pretreatment chemicals and powder coatings. PPG Commercial Coatings products are marketed under several brand names including DELFLEET® Evolution, DELFLEET ESSENTIAL®, Commercial Performance Coatings and AMERCOAT®.

To learn more about MBE-200 2.1 VOC Epoxy Primer and other PPG Commercial Coatings products, call (800) 647-6050.


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