PPG Introduces Outside Payout System for its Thermoset Reinforcement Materials Utilized in Pipes & Tanks
- Aug 15, 2011
PPG Industries' fiber glass business is currently customer-testing outside payout applications of its direct draw reinforcement material. An outside-in payout application minimizes the twist of filaments and allows manufacturers to create thinner and denser, yet lighter-weight layers of laminate, according to Greg Terchick, PPG Sales Director for Fiber Glass Reinforcements in the Americas.
"Products such as flexible pipe cannot be manufactured with any other type of material payout," Terchick said. "Offering outside payout for PPG thermoset materials will enable our customers in the pipe and tank industries to create stronger products that achieve higher performance using the same amount of or less glass."
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