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PPG Aerospace is a leading supplier of transparencies, sealants, coatings, paint removers and cleaners, chemical management and packaging, offering the most comprehensive range of materials available from a single source to airframe manufacturers, and airline operators. We supply advanced products to all the commercial, regional, general aviation and military customer segments.


PRC® and Pro-Seal™ sealants seal the structures of most of the world’s aircraft. The industry’s most comprehensive range of sealants for aircraft structures includes products for fuel tanks, aerodynamic sealing, interfay sealant and windshield installation. Local application support centres provide Semkit® packages, premixed and frozen sealant, and innovative custom sealant solutions such as PRC® seal caps and PRC® FIP strip sealant that offer time, labour and quality benefits.


Thousands of aircraft worldwide are decorated and protected by Desothane® HS topcoat. PPG’s global flagship coating, it is the only low-VOC topcoat approved by both Boeing and Airbus. Aircraft manufacturers, airlines and maintenance operations rely on PPG’s complete line of aircraft coatings from primers for composite and metallic airframes to topcoats in standard, metallic and mica colours. Innovative Selectively Strippable Systems combine long-term performance with efficient topcoat removal for repainting.

Eldorado maintenance chemicals are now produced by PPG. These well-known environmentally friendly products include paint and coating removers, US military approved products and interior and exterior aircraft cleaners.


More commercial, military and business aviation pilots fly behind our windshields than any other. Design capabilities include glass, acrylic and polycarbonate substrates with advanced-technology coatings and liners for specific performance characteristics, heating systems to meet flight requirements, edge attachments for load-carrying capabilities and interlayers that adhere structural plies. PPG advancements include Herculite® technology that revolutionized windshield weight and service life.


PPG Total Service Solutions (TSS) is a turnkey outsourcing program for chemical and fluid management, process management and logistics through their life cycle. PPG integrates and takes over key functions for the chemical logistics supply chain, freeing aircraft manufacturers and airlines from the time-consuming chemicals management tasks and in turn reduce their associated costs. Programs are custom designed to include sourcing, shelf-life management, incoming quality testing, point-of-use stocking and environmental tracking all performed by PPG Aerospace.


Semco® Packaging & Application Systems offer customers creative solutions for packaging and dispensing single- and two-component adhesives, sealants and coatings. These customised solutions afford convenient storage, accurate mixing, ease of application and reduced waste of coating materials, assembly fluids and sealants. With the industry’s widest range of dispensing guns, mixers, cartridges, nozzles and syringes, PPG is able to meet customer needs for exacting application of the smallest amounts of material.


PPG Aerospace has a wide range of approvals from almost every aircraft OEM in both the civil and military markets around the world. For a full list of certifications and product approvals please follow the link to our web site.


PPG Aerospace delivers global support on a local basis with a unique network of 15 application support centres strategically located at key aerospace centres around the world. These certified centres are designed to provide convenient channels of distribution and ensure fast and efficient product availability with technical service into their local markets.

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ASC - North Europe
Darlington Road
County Durham
United Kingdom
+44 1388 770222
+44 1388 770288

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