Amershield High Performance Polyurethane

San Diego's Petco Park is coated with Amershield from PPG Protective and Marine Coatings

Amershield and Amershield VOC (less than 100 grams per liter) is an abrasion resistant and chemical resistant aliphatic polyurethane. Amershield is commonly used as an ultra-violet resistant top coat for Amerlock and Amercoat 68HS. Amershield is typically used on structural steel, gas turbines, enclosures, HVAC equipment, public use facililties, handrails, tank exteriors, wind towers, padmount switchgear and power generation facilities.

• Unique, high-solids, high-build, multifunctional coating
• Low VOC
• High-gloss, self-priming coating
• Excellent gloss retention
• Direct to metal and concrete in selected environments
• Outstanding abrasion, reverse and direct impact resistance
• Good chemical and stain resistance
• Tough and flexible coating

Amershield displays high gloss and excellent color and gloss retention during extended service periods. The direct-to-metal capabilities of Amershield provide a single-coat system at reduced installation cost for use in protected environments. Compatible over prepared, smooth cold-rolled steel and abrasive blasted hot-rolled steel. Amershield has excellent adhesion to concrete providing a
durable, glossy, easy-to-clean flooring system (not recommended for garage floors or hangar floors due to tire staining). May be used over Amerlock® as a durable, weather-resistant topcoat for extra heavy duty service; over zinc-rich epoxy coatings as a direct topcoat; over intact, old paint as a maintenance product.


Amershield VOC

Windtowers coated with Amercoat 68HS and Amershield from PPG Protective and Marine Coatings