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“PLASCOAT  Extremely tough long-lasting finish for up to 75 years.

Plascoat is Made for tough environments. Ideal for railing or any outside application

Plascoat PPA 571

Plascoat PPA 571 is amongst the most versatile and durable coatings available on the market today. With 25 years proven performance, Plascoat PPA 571 will provide long-term protection for metal against demanding environments.

 

Key features and benefits:

  • 25 years proven performance
  • Superior resistance to sun, salt and sea water
  • Excellent impact and sand abrasion resistance
  • Premium quality, glossy appearance
  • Will not crack, chip, flake or fracture
  • Low temperature performance to -70°C
  • Excellent adhesion to steel, iron and aluminium
  • No requirement for a primer
  • PPA 571 is free of Bisphenol A (BPA), PVC, halogens, phthalates and heavy metals

Plascoat thermoplastic coating powders protect metal for hundreds of different applications throughout the world. Ranging from dishwasher baskets to fences, we are totally committed to supplying high performance powders.

How long will Plascoat PPA 571 last?

Extensive Plascoat lab tests and real-world use indicate working life of over 70 years. The Swedish Corrosion Institute tests show underground life of PPA 571 of over 200 years and SGS, a global leader in testing, certifies that PPA 571 will last at least 5 years in heavy industrial and marine environments.

What applications can Plascoat PPA 571 be used in?

Plascoat PPA 571 is a glossy, attractive coating that will remain maintenance-free for decades. It is used in hundreds of different applications, throughout the world and some of the more popular ones include:

  • Fencing
  • Street furniture
  • Lamp posts
  • Construction
  • Hand rails
  • Automotive parts
  • Stadium seat frames
  • Rail station seating and wire baskets

Plascoat PPA 571 is one of only a few coatings commercially available which is recognised as being DDA, ‘Warm-to-the-Touch’ compliant.

How is Plascoat PPA 571 applied?

Plascoat PPA 571 can be applied by:

  • electrostatic spray, this requires the grade PPA 571 ES
  • fluidised bed (dip), this requires the grade PPA 571
  • flock spray, this requires the grade PPA 571 FS
  • extrusion, this requires the grade PPA 571 XT
  • flame spray, this requires the grade PPA 571

The most popular application method is electrostatic spray and in most cases coaters can use the same spray equipment as they use for applying traditional powder coatings. The Plascoat PPA 571 ES technical data sheet, technical guides and processing guides give you all the information you need to apply Plascoat PPA 571 ES

Which colours are available?

Our standard colours are:

  • RAL 1015, 1021, 3009, 3020, 5015, 5017, 6005, 7001, 7016, 7035, 7046, 8017, 9005, 9006 and 9016. See the Plascoat PPA 571 colour card.

Axalta can offer any bespoke colour to match your needs for customers prepared to place a minimum order of 800 kg. Please see our technical guides for more details.

Plascoat PPA 571 approvals

The following approvals are available upon request (depending on the colour requested):

  • Food contact compliance
  • Potable water approval (see also Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua)

Plascoat PPA 571H

Plascoat PPA 571H is a slightly tougher coating with all the advantages of Plascoat PPA 571.

 

 

Key features and benefits:

  • 25 years proven performance
  • Superior resistance to sun, salt and sea water
  • Excellent impact and sand abrasion resistance
  • Premium quality, glossy appearance
  • Will not crack, chip, flake or fracture
  • Low temperature performance to -70°C
  • Excellent adhesion to steel, iron and aluminium
  • No requirement for a primer
  • PPA 571 is free of Bisphenol A (BPA), PVC, halogens, phthalates and heavy metals
What applications can Plascoat 571H be used in?

Plascoat PPA 571 H is ideal for coating large metal items that retain latent heat for longer.

How is Plascoat PPA 571H applied?

Plascoat PPA 571 H can be applied by:

  • electrostatic spray, this requires the grade Plascoat PPA 571 HES
  • fluidised bed (dip), this requires the grade Plascoat PPA 571H
Which colours are available?

Our standard colours are:

  • RAL 1015, 1021, 3009, 3020, 5015, 5017, 6005, 7001, 7016, 7035, 7046, 8017, 9005, 9006 and 9016. See the Plascoat PPA 571 colour card.

Axalta can offer any bespoke colours to match your needs for customers prepared to place a minimum order of 800 kg. Please see our technical guides for more details.

Plascoat PPA 571 AQUA

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua has been developed specifically for coating potable water pipes, fittings and tanks.

 

Key features and benefits:

  • 25 years proven performance
  • Superior resistance to sun, salt and sea water
  • Excellent impact and sand abrasion resistance
  • Premium quality, glossy appearance
  • Will not crack, chip, flake or fracture
  • Low temperature performance to -70°C
  • Excellent adhesion to steel, iron and aluminium
  • No requirement for a primer
  • PPA 571 Aqua is free of Bisphenol A (BPA), PVC, halogens, phthalates and heavy metals
What applications can Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua be used in?

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua has been developed to coat:

  • Pipes
  • Fittings
  • Valves
  • Tanks

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua can be used as an alternative to cement lining in ductile iron pipes or fusion bonded epoxy coatings on pipe fittings in the potable water and waste water industries.

How is Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua applied?

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua can be applied by:

  • fluidised bed (dip)
  • flock spray
Which colours are available?

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua is available in:

  • RAL 5017, 9005, 8019, 3020.

The colours availability depends on the local approval requested, please contact your sales representative for more information.

Plascoat PPA 571 Aqua approvals - potable water

WRAS

UK

AS/NZS 4020

Australia and New Zealand

ACS

France

NSF

USA

AWWA C116/A21.16-15

USA

DVGW

Germany

KTW

Germany

 

High performance powders that don’t cost the Earth

Plascoat powder coatings:

  • Provide unsurpassed metal protection solutions for demanding environments anywhere in the world
  • Deliver substantial whole life cost savings
  • Satisfy the most stringent environmental and regulatory specifications
  • Cover up to 20% more surface area per kilogram than competing products
  • Can reduce purchase cost by up to 50%
  • Require no primer coat, saving you further time and money

Why use thermoplastic coating?

Thermoplastic coatings offer excellent protection of metal structures against corrosion, wear and tear and chemical attack. They outperform other coatings, especially in terms of extended lifetime, environmental impact and ability to protect metal in temperatures down to -70°C.

Largest cryogenic thermoplastic coating powder manufacturer in the world

  • Capability to satisfy large orders at short notice
  • Flexibility to deliver bespoke solutions for your specialist coating needs

Free support to provide the perfect finish

All of our customers can call upon the Plascoat technical team for help and advice when it comes to using our coating powders. We can offer support via the phone or email and even come out to your site to ensure you know how to apply our products and fulfil your customer needs.

Anti-microbial upgrade available*
Plascoat PPA 571 AM is an anti-microbial grade of PPA 571 that will resist 99.9% of all known pathogens. It has the same protective performance of PPA 571 but with the added benefit of not allowing harmful pathogens like MRSA to build up on the surface. PPA 571 AM is applied in the same ways as PPA 571.

Plascoat products

Plascoat has, for over 60 years, pioneered the science behind thermoplastic polyolefin coatings as well as the engineering knowledge on application and manufacturing.

You can be sure our products are of the highest standards in the industry, with multiple international and national certifications, approvals and affiliations.

Even with excellent coatings, know-how is still needed to create final client products. Our experienced technical staff are on hand to help you with your queries on work-flow, processing, coating properties, colour matching, application techniques, settings and recycling, and much more.

At Plascoat we will bring you the best products along with the best technical service.

Developed by Plascoat, the world leader in thermoplastic powder technology, Plascoat PPA 571 is amongst the most versatile and durable coatings available on the market today. Plascoat PPA 571 will outlast most, if not all, traditional coating powders in providing long-term protection for metal against demanding environments without damaging the environment. It has a proven track record of unbeatable performance in a wide range of applications.

Developed by Plascoat, the world leader in thermoplastic powder technology, Plascoat Talisman is a high performance coating powder that is comparable to nylon powder. In many aspects Talisman outperforms nylon and is a popular choice with industries looking to reduce their material costs but at the same time improve the quality of their coated products.

Plascoat Talisman 10 has been designed exclusively for the coating of wire dishwasher baskets. Its many benefits and features include:

Coating process

  • Lower application temperature and therefore lower energy usage than nylon
  • Better adhesion than nylon

Operational

  • Higher resistance to staining and yellowing than nylon
  • Will significantly outlast nylon in terms of dishwasher wash cycles
  • Excellent resistance to dishwasher chemicals and salt spray
  • Complete EU and FDA (Food and Drug Administration) food contact approval
  • RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) compliant

How is Plascoat Talisman 10 applied?

Plascoat Talisman 10 is applied by the fluidised bed method. Free on site advice and technical support is available.

Plascoat manufactures a range of cost-effective polyethylene powders which are very popular for coating domestic and industrial wire items. The Plascoat polyethylene range have a hard, glossy finish and will withstand significant wear and tear. All of the Plascoat polyethylene range are free from Bisphenol A (BPA), PVC, halogens, phthalates and heavy metals.

Plascoat NG30 is exclusively produced by Plascoat and is the world’s most cost-effective polyethylene coating for wirework applications. NG30 is a new generation product with good stress crack resistance and excellent melt flow characteristics. It can be applied using preheat 50 – 100°C lower than LDPEs. It can be applied pinhole free at about 30% less thick than all other LDPEs. NG30 is produced in white, grey and black only. Other benefits include:

  • Up to 30% reduction in material usage
  • Up to 100°C reduction in coating temperature
  • 15% improvement in cycle times
  • Good edge coverage
  • Food contact approved

Developed by Plascoat, the world leader in thermoplastic powder technology, Plascoat WireGuard F40 is amongst the most cost effective alternative for companies wanting to move away from PVC coatings. WireGuard F40 has been specifically developed for wire products and is ideal for the fluidised bed coating of wirework products which will be exposed to sunlight, humidity and airborne pollutants for prolonged periods of time. Examples of products coated with WireGuard F40 include fixed mesh fence panels, continuous fence mesh, external air conditioning fan guard grills and electrical garden equipment.

Switching from PVC to WireGuard F40 can reduce your total material costs due the fact WireGuard F40 is a lower density powder and does not require a primer. Other benefits include:

  • Cost savings in processing temperatures
  • Will not crack, chip, flake or fracture
  • Easy to apply, pinhole free coating
  • Excellent salt spray and UV resistance
  • Superior low temperature properties
  • No primer requirement means lower costs and fewer production steps required
  • No need for extra ventilation, WireGuard F40 emits no hazardous fumes during application

Oil and gas product range

Plascoat Oil and Gas pipeline coatings have been developed so they can be applied:

  • as a single coat directly onto steel
  • as a combined adhesive and top coat in a 3 layer system

Which products should I use?

For flame spray equipment Plascoat recommends the Spartacus Coating System from Tecno Supply SRL

We have datasheets available for download for PE09, PE10, PP10, PP20 and L.E.S Epoxy Primer

Plascoat® L.E.S™
(Low Energy System)

The Plascoat® L.E.S™ system is a complete field joint coating system for polypropylene 3 layer coated pipes. The system includes a liquid epoxy primer followed by a functional polypropylene top coat. The easy to use epoxy will provide excellent anti-corrosion performance and the polypropylene layer will have excellent adhesion to the epoxy layer and will also fuse to the polypropylene on the pipe body. Plascoat® L.E.S™ has the following features:

  • less energy usage as pre-heat temperatures are much lower compared with conventional FBE systems
  • less time to apply as the field joint can be coated in minutes using this system
  • less cost as the system requires no expensive investment in heavy equipment
  • more confidence in a system that will provide a close match to an extruded 3 layer system and give outstanding long-term performance

Speciality PPA’s

Plascoat has developed a range of powder coatings for specific industrial uses. For some of these industries Plascoat products have become the industry standard and are widely specified around the world. Plascoat is able to develop bespoke coatings to meet the needs of your industry. Please call the above number for more details.

Plascoat PPA 665 and PPA 665XL have been specifically developed to coat the inside of liquid-filled fire extinguishers. Plascoat PPA 665 has been used for many years and is widely specified by the fire safety industry. Plascoat PPA 665XL was developed more recently to make the application process even easier and quicker and to allow a new application method of spray lining to be used. PPA 665XL can also still be applied by the standard spin coating method. Plascoat PPA 665XL delivers the same performance as PPA 665 with additional application benefits included.

Plascoat PPA 665XL key features and benefits

  • Best service life
  • Wide coating window
  • Easy to achieve good coating integrity
  • Resistance to AFFF’s
  • Ability to coat up to 360 cylinders per hour
  • Long-term adhesion and protection of the metal
  • Conformity to requirements of EN3
  • Coating powders that can be applied by Spin coating (roto-lining) or Spray lining methods.

Futher Reading

Plascoat PPA 691 has been specifically developed to coat battery boxes typically used in fork lift trucks, electric cars and power backup facilities.

Plascoat PPA 691 key features

  • Easy to apply
  • Very high electrical resistance
  • Highly resistant to leaking battery acid
  • Tough, hard wearing, high friction surface

How is Plascoat PPA 691 applied?

Plascoat PPA 691 can be applied only by the fluidised bed (dip) method.

Contract size reduction

The uniqueness of Plascoat extends to its ability to make powders on a contract basis for polymer and powder suppliers. It is a service that embraces:

  • Grinding ambient and cryogenic (-196° C)
  • Compounding
    • Ambient 200 microns to 1500 microns
    • Freeze 50 microns to 1500 microns
  • Blending
  • Sieving
  • Storage
  • DistributionFor More Information Click Here

How is Plascoat Talisman 10 applied?

Plascoat Talisman 10 is applied by the fluidised bed method. Free on site advice and technical support is available.

A Daimler Dart

An example of a Daimler Dart Chassis blast cleaned, with 2 coast Plascoat PPA571 applied, this product gives exceptional long lasting protection.

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