PPG to showcase SOLARBAN 90, OPTIGRAY glasses at GlassBuild America - Also commemorating 25th anniversary of STARPHIRE ultra-clear glass.

PPG Industries (NYSE: PPG) will debut SOLARBAN(R) 90 glass while showcasing OPTIGRAY(R) glass and commemorating the 25th anniversary of STARPHIRE(R) ultra-clear glass at GlassBuild America 2015 in Atlanta, Sept. 16-18.

Incorporating refinements to PPG’s proven triple-silver coating technology, Solarban 90 glass combines industry-leading solar control performance with a true neutral-reflective clear glass aesthetic.Because it does not display a noticeably reflected color, Solarban 90 glass harmonizes well with other building materials and can be combined in insulating glass units (IGUs) with ultra-clear Starphire glass or performance-tinted glasses by PPG for expanded aesthetic and performance options.

Optigray glass is formulated to eliminate the subtle green tint naturally present in conventional clear glass, producing a highly transparent, super-neutral aesthetic that can actually show less color than clear glass. Optimized to perform as a substrate for non-tinted Solarban solar control low-emissivity (low-e) coatings, Optigray glass achieves a light-to-solar gain (LSG) ratio of 1.99 when paired with Solarban 70XL glass in a standard 1-inch IGU.

Visitors to the PPG booth will see a retrospective celebrating the silver anniversary of Starphire ultra-clear glass. Introduced at GlasTec in Dusseldorf in 1990, Starphire glass is made with a proprietary low-iron formulation that enables it to achieve visible light transmittance (VLT) of 91 percent in a standard ¼-inch (6-millimeter) thickness. A quarter-century after its debut, Starphire glass remains the clearest, most transparent commercial float glass available today.

For more information about these and other PPG architectural glass products, visit booth 509 at GlassBuild America or log on to www.ppgideascapes.com.


PPG Industries' vision is to be the world’s leading coatings company by consistently delivering high-quality, innovative and sustainable solutions that customers trust to protect and beautify their products and surroundings. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG provides added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 70 countries around the world. Reported net sales in 2014 were $15.4 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com and follow @PPGIndustries on Twitter.


Bringing innovation to the surface is a trademark and Ideascapes, Optigray, Solarban and Starphire are registered trademarks of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.

600450 PPG to showcase SOLARBAN 90, OPTIGRAY glasses at GlassBuild America - Also commemorating 25th anniversary of STARPHIRE ultra-clear glass. glassonweb.com
Date: 28 July 2015
Source: PPG Industries'

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