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PPG Introduces PPG AQUACRON 834 Water-Based Shop Primer

PPG  has introduced PPG AQUACRON┬« 834 industrial shop primer, a new water-based primer that is an ideal product platform for manufacturers or custom coaters who need an economical rust-inhibitive shop primer for steel applications.

With volatile organic compounds (VOCs) of only 2.8 pounds per gallon, PPG Aquacron water-based shop primer meets stringent environmental regulations while delivering robust protection in corrosive environments. It provides excellent flow and leveling characteristics to create a smooth finish for steel fabrication, automotive racking, waste containers, industrial machinery, material handling equipment and other miscellaneous metal fabrication applications.  

The quick-dry formula of PPG Aquacron 834 primer can increase shop production and provide manufacturers and custom coaters with a cost-effective option that uses water for reduction and clean-up.  

With the ability to make in a variety of colors, PPG Aquacron 834 primer works well with PPG Aquacron 488, PPG Aquacron 880 and PPG Aquacron 890 Series topcoats. 

To learn more about PPG Aquacron 834 primer, call 1-866-PPG-TRUE or visit