Waterborne Paint Systems

All About Waterborne

Rely on PPG's experience with waterborne coatings to lead the way.
The move to waterborne refinish basecoat is an effective solution for lowering VOC emissions, improving air quality and our environment. The transition can be seamless and productive when the right choices are made concerning technology, equipment and preparation.

Waterborne Information

In that light, this special section of the PPG Automotive Refinish website is designed to provide a greater understanding of Waterborne technology and how PPG is helping customers make the move to Waterborne both successful and profitable.

Go from solvent to water in 30 days or less.

The conversion process is easier than you think. Here, you'll find a timeline with guidelines on how to make the switch.

You can help save the environment with water.

There's no question with lower solvents, Waterborne can help the environment. This section details the benefits of Waterborne Paint Systems and relevant VOC rules in place around the world.

Do you have the equipment to spray water?
Not sure what's needed to convert to a Waterborne Systems? We have the information about the equipment you need.

We answer your questions about Waterborne.
See what people have asked PPG about Waterborne Paint Systems and technology with these frequently asked questions.

Promote Waterborne with PPG Marketing Kits.
PPG makes it easy for you to get marketing materials for our Waterborne Paint Systems, Aquabase® Plus or Envirobase® High Performance. Check out the PPG Marketing Kits available in the United States or Canada.

Water is nothing new to PPG.
With more than a decade of experience developing Waterborne Paint Systems, PPG offers Waterborne products with a proven history of success. Here's a history of PPG's Waterborne development.

How do Waterborne Systems work?
PPG's Waterborne Paint Systems are successful because the technology is researched and developed Waterborne Paint with you in mind.

Testimonials from those that made the switch.
The move to Waterborne Paint Systems in North America is still in its infancy, but testimonials from early adopters of the PPG Envirobase® High Performance and Nexa Autocolor Aquabase® Plus systems are good indications that making the switch achieves very positive results.

The key to success is to train to be your best.
PPG is committed to providing the level of training , technical support and services required for shops to make a smooth and successful transition to Waterborne.