PPG launches PPG DP7000 Air-Dry Primer in EMEA automotive refinish markets

November 17, 2023

Faster air drying saves bodyshops time and energy

ROLLE, Switzerland, Nov. 17, 2023 - PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the launch of PPG DP7000 Air-Dry Primer and a range of dedicated ancillaries across automotive refinish markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). PPG DP7000 primer saves bodyshops time and energy thanks to fast air drying, helping to increase productivity and profitability and reduce environmental impact.

PPG DP7000 Air-Dry Primer is a premium two-pack acrylic primer that is fully compliant with European VOC regulations. It is suitable for use with PPG ENVIROBASE® High Performance basecoats, PPG DELTRON® Progress UHS topcoat and all other PPG topcoat systems. It dries up to twice as fast as competing air-dry technologies and works in all humidity conditions. Baking or infrared curing can be also carried out when air drying is not appropriate.

“Air-drying processes have the potential to generate substantial energy savings for bodyshops and repair centers,” said Valentina Chiappa, Product Manager EMEA, Automotive Refinish. “The advanced acrylic technology in PPG DP7000 Air Dry Primer means that it dries rapidly and is completely unaffected by humidity, so users can achieve excellent results whatever the humidity in their region. It can also be successfully applied in varying temperature conditions thanks to a range of ancillaries launched alongside the core product.”

PPG DP7000 Air-Dry Primer is available in three grey shades to allow optimization of the topcoat color. It is easy to prepare, mix and apply, and offers flexible dry film thickness and superior sanding properties.

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PPG Media Contact:
Alba Sánchez Cruz
Automotive Refinish EMEA
+34 660029818

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