Adhesives Magazine

PPG AEROSPACE: Fuel Tank Sealant (3/12/09)

March 12, 2009

PPG Industries’ aerospace business has introduced its lightest fuel tank sealant, designed to add less weight to an airplane for enhanced fuel efficiency while providing rapid curing.

PR-2007 polysulfide sealant made by PPG Aerospace – PRC-DeSoto is the first product qualified to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification (AMS) 3281 Type II for low-density, fuel-resistant polysulfide sealing compound. It is also the lightest AMS-qualified aircraft sealant. It cures in about half the time of PR-1776 sealant.

PPG Aerospace is the aerospace products and services business of PPG Industries. PPG Aerospace – PRC-DeSoto is a leading global producer of aerospace sealants, coatings, and packaging and application systems.

For more information, visit www.ppg.com.